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Lotte Concert Hall

Aug. 26-28: Disney’s timeless romance “Beauty and the Beast” has seen many productions over the years, but in this concert, songs from the recently released live action version of the film will be performed. The unforgettable tunes from the movie will be performed by the Korea Coop Orchestra.

A large screen at the concert hall will show clips from the movie, with the orchestra playing songs such as “Beauty and the Beast,” “Gaston,” “Belle,” and “Be Our Guest.” Conductor Baek Yoon-hak, who works in both the U.S and Korea, will lead the orchestra. Pieces like “Evermore,” “Days in the Sun” and “How Does a Moment Last Forever” will be performed in the second half.

The performance starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 140,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 1


Jamsil Sports Complex, Auxiliary Stadium

Aug. 4-5: Psy, the man behind the international hit “Gangnam Style,” is returning to the stage after a five-year hiatus. Psy released his eighth full-length studio album “4x2=8” in May with tracks such as “New Face” and “I Luv It.”

This concert will feature huge water cannons, so concertgoers are advised not to bring valuable objects that might be damaged by water.

Psy will also hold a concert in Busan on July 29 at the Busan Asiad Supplementary Stadium.

The concert starts at 7:42 p.m.

Tickets range from 110,000 won ($95.56) to 132,000 won.

Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 6 or 7


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Aug. 23: Praised by the Washington Post as an artist who “combines staggering technical prowess, a sense of command, and depth of expression,” George Li is best known as the winner of the silver medal at the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition.

After he rose to stardom, he toured Europe and America, and has been invited to perform with renowned orchestras around the world including the L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra.

Not only is Li into music, but he is also studying English literature at Harvard University, which he credits with having a positive influence on his music.

The recital starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 80,000 won.

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


Olympic Park, 88 Jandi Madang

Sept. 10: On a breezy autumn evening, songs from everybody’s favorite Disney movies will fill the air at Olympic Park. The outdoor concert will be put on by the Ditto Orchestra with Adriel Kim conducting.

The music will be accompanied by footage from Disney movies and a chorus will join the orchestra on stage to sing some crowd favorites. The concert starts at 6 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 80,000 won. Tables for four cost 240,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Sept.13: Bayerisches Staatsorchester, an orchestra that traces its roots to a German orchestra which began in 1523, will be visiting Seoul as part of its official Asian tour.

Russian-born Kirill Petrenko will conduct. Petrenko has been the General Music Director at the Bayerische Staatsoper since 2013.

He will be joined by Russian pianist Igor Levit, a nominee for Gramophone’s 2016 Artist of the Year. The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 300,000 won.

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


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Oct. 9: Known for her signature voice and charisma, one of the greatest sopranos in this century is coming back to Korea with tenor Yusif Eyvazov. The Russian opera star Anna Netrebko was chosen as one of the “Time 100,” Time magazine’s list of the world’s most influential people.

Mikhail Tatarnikov will be in charge of conducting and will be joined by the Korean Symphony Orchestra.

Since her debut in 2002 at Salzburg Festival as Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Netrebko has made a name for herself and performed with leading opera companies around the world, such as London’s Royal Opera House and Munich’s Bavarian State Opera.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 350,000 won.

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



Chungmu Arts Center, Grand Hall

Aug. 4-6: “Swan Lake” is a classic ballet composed by Tchaikovsky in 1876, and is undeniably one of the art form’s most beloved and iconic pieces. It is rated as one of the supreme achievements of 19th century classicism.

The performance begins as Prince Siegfried spots a group of swans in a lake one night. One of the swans transforms into a beautiful woman and explains that she has been cursed. In the daytime, she is a swan, and at night, she turns into a young woman.

The piece will be presented by the Universal Ballet Company.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets range from 20,000 won to 80,000 won.

Sindang Station, lines No. 2 and No. 6, exit 9


Hongik Daehangno Art Center

To Aug. 6: This musical, which is a comic homage to sci-fi and horror B-movies from the 1940s to 70s, is back for the first time in nine years.

After successfully premiering in London in 1973, it has seen productions pop up in over 60 cities worldwide.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

There are no performances on Mondays.

Tickets range from 66,000 won to 99,000 won.

The age restriction for this performance is 19.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 3


The musical “Mata Hari,” in which the story revolves around a beautiful dancer named Mata Hari living in Paris in 1917, is currently being staged at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in central Seoul. Veteran actors Ock Joo-hyun and Cha Ji-yeon alternate the role of Mata Hari. [EMK]


Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Grand Theater

To Aug. 6: Set in Paris in 1917, a beautiful dancer named Mata Hari enchants all of Europe with her mysterious Oriental dance.

She helps people forget about the pain of war, eventually becoming a celebrity among high society.

However, her life changes when she meets Captain Ladoux from the French Intelligence Bureau, who blackmails her into becoming a spy.

The role of Mata Hari will be performed by both Ock Joo-hyun and Cha Ji-yeon.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. on weekends, and 3 p.m. on Wednesdays.

There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 140,000 won.

Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8


D-Cube Arts Center

Aug. 5 to Oct. 8: Having first premiered in Korea in 1996, this Tony-Award winning show is set in New York City. To Julian, one of Broadway’s biggest directors, his show called “Pretty Lady” is one that he must make succeed.

Julian is told that if he hires has-been actress Dorothy in the lead role, he will receive the investment he needs to stage the show. Meanwhile, Peggy, an actress who dreams about making it to Broadway, is cast as a chorus girl. But when Dorothy suddenly gets injured just days before the show’s premiere, Peggy is called in to take her place. With only 36 hours left, will Peggy successfully pull off the role?

In this performance filled with crowd-pleasing tap numbers and lavishly choreographed performances, the role of Julian Marsh will be performed by both Kim Suk-hoon and Lee Jong-hyuk. The role of Peggy will be performed by Oh So-yeoun and Jeon Ye-ji.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 3 p.m. on Wednesdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 130,000 won.

Sindorim Station, lines No. 1 and No. 2, exit 1 and 5



Olympic Park, 88 Jandi Madang

Sept. 9: In his late 60s, Korean sori, or song, master Jang Sa-ik’s music combines elements of modern taste and Korean traditional music. He also sings Korean folk songs, contemporary tunes, and pansori (narrative singing).

In this outdoor performance along with Ditto Orchestra, he will sing sorrowful tunes of Korean traditional music along with other vocalists in the first part of the program. In the second part of the program, Jang will rearrange the tunes of popular Korean music and perform along with the Ditto Orchestra.

The performance starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 80,000 won. Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3



Jisan Forest Resort

July 28-30: Listed as one of the 50 greatest summer music festivals by CNN, this yearly event, which attracts thousands of music fans, is back.

The lineup has been released, and it includes hot artists such as the Gorillaz, Major Lazer, Lorde, Asgeir and Lukas Graham.

Domestic artists such as Seenroot, Silica Gel and Parasol will also join the stage.

This year’s festival theme is “Hide & Seek,” which hopes to highlight eco-friendly places around the world.

A three-day ticket costs 260,000 won. Prices may differ on the day of purchase.

To get to Jisan Forest Resort, take the intercity bus to Icheon Terminal from the Dong Seoul Bus Terminal (Gangbyeon Station at line No.2).



Nanji Hangang Park

Sept. 2-3: This outdoor autumn music festival will bring music to people who are fed up with their everyday routine. Along with ballad singer Gummy, known for her sorrowful voice, groups like Buzz, Autumn Vacation and 10cm will also be on stage. Powerful vocalists such as Jung Joon-il, pictured above, Suran and Yun DDan DDan will also take the stage.

Tickets cost 123,000 won for two-day tickets.

Mapo-gu Office Station, line No. 6, exit 7


Incheon Munhak Stadium

Sept. 22-24: One of the biggest electronic dance music (EDM) festivals in Asia will be hosted in Incheon. Started in Germany in 2013, its nickname is “the world’s biggest club.”

It will feature the hottest stars in EDM such as Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, DJ Snake, Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix and Robin Schulz. The lineup will continue to be updated. The event will feature seven stages and more than 150 DJs from around the world.

Tickets range from 160,000 won to 320,000 won.

Munhak Sports Complex, Incheon subway line No. 1, exit 2

*Most tickets are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.

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