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2016 DEUTSCHE RADIO PHILHARMONIE

Concert Hall, Seoul Arts Center

Sept. 24: Conductor Sung Shi-yeon and the Deutsche Radio Philharmonic Orchestra will present the masterpieces of Brahms, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.

Since winning Georg Solti International Conductors Competition in 2005, conductor Sung has been making notable strides in her musical career. She was the first-ever female assistant conductor at the Boston Symphony Orchestra and was an assistant director at the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Now, she conducts the Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra as its first female artistic director.

This performance will bring together Sung, the Deutsche Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and violist Esther Yoo.

The show starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 200,000 won.

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




LUCERNE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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.



SUNWOOK KIM PIANO RECITAL

Concert Hall, Seoul Arts Center

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

Kim is known for his great understanding of classical music and gained international fame and attention when he won the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006. The pianist 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.



SARAH BRIGHTMAN GALA WITH ORCHESTRA

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, combining classical and pop music, she is known for the famous song “Time to Say Goodbye” that she performed together with Andrea Bocelli.

The audience can look forward to her performance of 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.



LEE SUNHEE THE GREAT CONCERT

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

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

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

The concert 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.



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