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2016.5.26 MUSIC Ticket



Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

Sept. 2-4: Korean pop music wouldn’t be what it is today without singer Lee Sun-hee. She has been touching audiences with her distinctive pure yet powerful voice. After debuting in 1964, she has released total of 15 regular albums.

She is now appearing on the television program “Fantastic Duo,” in which singers and their fans sing together.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Friday; 6 p.m. on Saturday; and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 154,000 won.

Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8.


Concert Hall, Seoul Arts Center

June 24: The Lucerne Symphony Orchestra is coming to Korea for the first time. The group represents the city of classics, Lucerne, Switzerland, which holds the Lucerne Festival three times a year. Conductor James Gaffigan, who has been at the helm since 2010, will lead the orchestra.

Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili will play with the group. She gained fame for winning the Foundation to Assist Young Georgian Musicians competition in 2003 and has been actively performing at concerts and festivals since.

The show starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won ($34) to 200,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5.


Concert Hall, Seoul Arts Center

July 20: Pianist Kim Sun-wook will play Beethoven’s “Diabelli Variations,” which is considered very difficult to perform on stage. The fact that it lasts about an hour demonstrates this, and the pianist has also termed the piece the “hard-core of classics,” according to the concert’s management company.

The pianist gained international fame and attention when he won the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006. Kim is known for his great understanding of classical music and also studied conducting at the U.K. Royal Academy of Music.

The show starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 90,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5.


Olympic Hall, Olympic Park

July 24: Sarah Brightman is coming to Korea for a fifth time along with an orchestra. A singer who pursues the genre of crossover music, which combines classical and pop music, she is also known for the famous song “Time to Say Goodbye” that she performed together with Andrea Bocelli.

The audience can look forward to her singing famous pieces such as “Nella Fantasia,” “Ave Maria,” “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Time to Say Goodbye.

The show starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 110,000 won to 220,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.

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