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2016.6.29 MUSIC Ticket


Concert Hall, Seoul Arts Center

July 20: Pianist Kim Sun-wook will play Beethoven’s “Diabelli Variations,” an hourlong piece considered difficult to perform on stage. According to the concert’s management company, the pianist has described it as a “hardcore classic.”

Kim is known for his intuitive understanding of classical music, gaining international acclaim after winning 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 ($26) 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, this time bringing along an orchestra. A singer who combines classical and pop music, she is known for the famous song “Time to Say Goodbye” performed 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.


Concert Hall, Seoul Arts Center

Aug. 28: Soprano Jo Su-mi marks her 30th anniversary as an opera singer. Jo, who debuted in 1986 as Gilda for the opera “Rigoletto,” will perform with pianist Jeff Cohen. The coloratura soprano has won various international prizes since graduating from the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.

She will sing “Caro Nome” from the opera “Rigoletto,” the song that she first used to wow European audiences. Other famous pieces like “The Doll Song,” “I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls” and “Concerto pour Une Voix” will also be performed.

The concert starts at 5 p.m.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 150,000 won.

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


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 the Georg Solti International Conductors Competition in 2005, Sung has been making 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.

Sung is currently conducting the Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra as its first female artistic director.

This performance at the Seoul Arts Center will also feature 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.

*Event information collected from the Korea Tourism Organization. Tickets are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.
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