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2018.1.17 Ticket

Jan 17,2018
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The feline friends are coming back to Seoul for an encore show after touring across the country for the past several months. The international tour production of the popular musical “Cats” has been amusing Koreans with powerful choreography and realistic costumes and makeup. [SEOL & COMPANY]
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[MUSIC]



FORTE DI QUATTRO TOUR CONCERT “CLASSICA” ENCORE

Goyang Aram Nuri Arts Center, Aram Operahouse

Jan. 28: After completing their second national tour in December, the crossover quartet’s album was voted fourth on ticket sales platform Interpark’s “2017 Best Album” list, close behind popular K-pop groups Exo, Wanna One and BTS. Their second tour with their second album. The group will wrap up their tour with a performance at Goyang Aram Nuri Arts Center’s Aram Operahouse, which was one of their most successful stops last year.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 55,000 to 110,000 won.

Jeongbalsan Station, line No. 3, exit 3



JAY PARK CONCERT “ALL OF ME”

Blue Square, iMarket Hall

Jan. 20-21: Superstar Jay Park will be holding his first solo concert in four years, much to the relief of his fans. Each of the two concerts will have a different theme. The first show is titled, “Everything You Wanted,” and the artist will perform most of his R&B songs, while on the second day, fans will get to enjoy a more energetic side of the singer. The concert, titled “Worldwide,” will see Park going through his hip hop hits.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Ticket prices range from 99,000 ($93.12) to 155,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3



VIENNA BOYS CHOIR

Mapo Art Center, Art Hall Mac

Jan. 23: Vienna Boys Choir, one of the best known boys’ choir of sopranos and altos based in Vienna, Austria, is having its 520th anniversary in 2018. The best musicians had experience with the choir, and Schubert, Haydn, Beethoven, Wagner and Strauss conducted or dedicate their music to the choir. The choir, based on church music, covers a vast genre of music from classics to popular music, and their classy stages have entertained the ears of the audiences since their establishment in 1498. The program includes “O Virgo splendens,” “Cantate Domino,” “Und wann’s amal schen aper wird,” “Kaiserwalzer Op. 437” and 14 other pieces.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 30,000 to 60,000 won.

Daeheung Station, line No. 6, exit 2



DREAMS

Lotte Concert Hall

Feb. 9-10: The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra will perform with conductor Thierry Fischer and violinist Renaud Capucon. The program includes Berlioz’s “Mab, the Queen of Dreams from Romeo et Juliette”, Dutilleux’s “Violin Concerto L’arbre des songes” (The Tree of Dreams), Respighi’s “Pini di Roma” (Pines of Rome), and Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream, incidental music, Op. 61.” Dutilleux piece will be performed in Korea for the first time at the concert.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Ticket prices range from 10,000 to 90,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, between exit 1 and 2



THE XX ‘I SEE YOU’ SEOUL 2018

Olympic Park, SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium

Feb. 13: As a part of U.K. rock band The xx’s world tour in support of their third album “I See You,” the band will perform solo in Korea for the first time. The band consists of three members - producer Jamie XX and vocalists Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim.

Their most recent album “I See You” has been received acclaim from critics for its minimal sound and refined emotions.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 121,000 to 132,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3



PIANIST JI, “I AM NOT THE SAME”

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Feb. 24: Pianist Ji is one of the few Korean artists at Warner Music Group and was recently featured in the “Android: Monotune” advertisement. In the ad, he tunes a piano to play only one note, and uses it along with another piano to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata.”

At this show, he will start off with Bach’s “Goldberg Variation, BMV 988 Aria” and other classical pieces in the hopes that he can expose people to new songs.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 30,000 to 70,000 won.

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



JOHN LEGEND, DARKNESS AND LIGHT TOUR

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

March 15: John Legend, the R&B and soul musician, is returning to Korea. Since his first Korean performance in 2009, the artist has not only held three of his own concerts, but he has also attended various Korean music events such as the Mnet Asian Music Awards, showing his immense popularity in the country.

Since his debut album “Get Lifted” in 2004, the artist has won 10 Grammy Awards. He jumped to the world of film with his role in the 2016 movie “La La Land” and his duet with singer Ariana Grande for the soundtrack of “Beauty and the Beast” (2017).

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 110,000 to 165,000 won Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3





[THEATER]



SISTER ACT

Blue Square, Interpark Hall

To Jan. 21: The Broadway musical “Sister Act” is coming to Korea for the first time.

Deloris, a singer working in a club, dreams of becoming a famous star someday. One night, she witnesses a crime committed by her gangster boyfriend Curtis Jackson and his crew, and she runs to the police for help, while Jackson orders his crew to search for her. Believing her life to be in danger, she tells the police everything. The police put Deloris in the witness protection program and hide her in a place they believe that she will never be found - a convent.

The performance starts Tuesday to Friday at 8 p.m., with additional performance at 3 p.m. for Wednesdays, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the weekends.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 140,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3

CATS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Grand Theater

Jan. 27 to Feb. 18: The cats are back. “Cats” is a must-see performance, which has been seen by over 2 million people locally, the largest number ever for a Korean musical production.

The 30 charismatic cats that appear in the performance show off their charms, which can be enjoyed by all generations, perfect for families to see it together. The newest version of the musical kicks off its Asia tour in Korea, with contemporary and powerful dance numbers, more detailed costumes and makeup to entertain the eyes of audiences of all ages.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends.

Ticket prices range from 50,000 to 170,000 won.

Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8



EDGAR ALLAN POE

Kwanglim Arts Center, BBCH Hall

To Feb. 4: Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most renowned writers of the 19th century, but due to his tragic love life and those who were jealous of his talent, his life was full of tragedy. However, his works still highlight what people fear the most and has inspired many artists, such as director Alfred Hitchcock.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. for Sundays and holidays. There are no shows on Mondays. For December and January, there will be two stages at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and only one stage at 3 p.m. on Sundays.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 120,000 won.

Apgujeong Station, line No. 3, exit 4



RICHARD III

Seoul Arts Center, CJ Towol Theater

Feb. 6 to March 4: Set in England during the 15th Century, Richard III is born with intelligence and humor, but he is always ignored or overshadowed for his ugly appearance as a hunchback. Having grown up full of resentment and bitterness, his ambition to become the king grows uncontrollably and he will stop at nothing to achieve what he wants. Veteran actor Hwang Jung-min will play the role of Richard III.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays and national holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Ticket prices range from 33,000 to 88,000 won.

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



ALL SHOOK UP

Hongik Daehangno Art Center

To Feb. 11: Classic songs such as “All Shook Up,” “C’mon Everybody,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love” were all hits from the legendary Elvis Presley. Twenty-four of his hit songs will be performed in this musical, which has a storyline similar to Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” - a story about love, joy, marriage, passion, and most of all, happiness.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays and national holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Ticket prices range from 55,000 to 110,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 3



ANNA KARENINA

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

To Feb. 25: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Seoul Arts Center’s Opera house, “Anna Karenina” - with its original production that was originally performed by the Moscow Operetta Theatre - will be staged.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. for Wednesdays. On Saturdays, the musical starts at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. while it begins at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 140,000 won.

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

GISELLE

Universal Arts Center

April 6-15: Universal Ballet presents “Giselle,” a tragic story about a bright, innocent country girl who turns into a mad woman after she is betrayed. The ballet describes her pure, noble heart that even death cannot conquer.

Having premiered in Korea in 1985, it became the piece to promote Korean ballet overseas.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. for Friday, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for Saturday and 3 p.m. for Sunday. There are no performances between April 9 and 12.

Ticket prices range from 10,000 to 100,000 won.

Achasan Station, line No. 5, exit 4





[TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE]



MADANGNORI SHIMCHUNG

National Theater of Korea, KB Haneul Round Theater

To Feb. 18: The Korean tale “Shimchung” is a story about a girl named Shimchung who is known for being good and full of love for her blind father. In this performance, the tale has been adapted to fit the tastes of a contemporary audience.

The characters have been recreated with more distinct personalities while staying true to their basic desires. In this play, Sim Bong-sa, Shimchung’s father, is addicted to social media, only obsessed with posting cool photos of his life online to gain attention from followers.

The main character, Shimchung, is depicted as a more realistic character who struggles between her impulse to run away from reality and to be the good girl who supports her immature father.

From Tuesday to Thursday and on weekends and national holidays, performances start at 3 p.m. and at 8 p.m. on Fridays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Ticket prices for all seats is 50,000 won.

Dongguk University Station, line No. 3, exit 2 for the shuttle bus, or bus No. 02 or 420 to the National Theater of Korea stop.



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