James Morrison, left, will perform alongside Jung Jae-hyung at the Yonsei University Amphitheater on Oct. 7. Jung, who studied in France, is a wellknown songwriter. See MUSIC. Provided by the organizer
Seongnam Arts Center, Concert Hall
Saturday: Following her bravura comeback from cancer, pianist Seo Hye-kyung will perform a program that will include compositions by Chopin and Beethoven.
The concert will begin at 5 p.m.
Ticket prices range from 30,000 won to 100,000 won.
Yatap Station, Bundang Line, exit 4.
Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall
Sept. 20 to 23: Nell, a popular Korean indie rock band that has been hugely recognized within the industry, will perform its "Standing in the Rain" concert next week.
The band has been selling out show after show, and this autumn tour should be no different.
Shows on Sept. 20 and 21 will begin at 8 p.m.; on Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.; and on Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. Ticket prices range from 88,000 won to 99,000 won.
Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.
The War Memorial of Korea, War Memorial Plaza
Sept. 22 to 23: The nation's little sister, IU, will be giving an encore concert at the War Memorial Plaza, which will last for two days. IU rose to fame with her hit song "Good Day", and many praise the singer for her vocal talent at such a young age.
The concert will begin at 7 p.m. on both days.
Tickets prices range from 66,000 won to 99,000 won.
Samgakji Station, line No. 4 and 6, exit 12
JAMES MORRISON, JUNG JAE-HYUNG
Yonsei University Amphitheater
Oct. 7: Singer-songwriters Jung Jae-hyung and James Morrison will be giving a concert at the Yonsei University Amphitheater on Oct. 7. Korean Jung Jae-hyung is recognized throughout the nation, and after a long break to study music in France, Jung has come back to perform alongside James Morrison. This will be Morrison's first performance in Korea.
The concert will begin at 6 p.m.
Ticket prices range from 77,000 won to 121,000 won.
Sinchon Station, line No. 2, exit 3 or 4
Seoul Arts Center, Jayu Theater
Sept. 21 to Oct. 7: "A Journey", by the late Yoon Young-sun, is centered on the friendship of six men and how they came to support each other in times of hardship.
The performance will start at 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, with an additional show at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. On Saturday, performances begin at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 3 p.m.
There are no performances on Sept. 24 and 30, and only one performance at 1 p.m. on Oct. 1.
Ticket prices range from 25,000 won to 40,000 won.
Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5
(02) 580-1300, www.sacticket.co.kr
Blue Square Musical Hall
To Oct. 7: "Wicked" is a musical based on Gregory Maguire's best-selling novel "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West". The Broadway production has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Orchestrations, Best Costume Design and Best Scene Design.
Performances are at 8 p.m. weekdays; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday; and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday and holidays.
Ticket prices range from 50,000 won to 160,000 won.
Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
Sangsang Art Hall
To Oct. 21: The popular musical is back after its performance in 2005, and this time, it will be shown at Sangsang Art Hall. The story centers around rock singer Hedwig, who after a failed sex reassignment surgery goes on an American tour. The musical starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and 7 p.m. holidays and Sunday.
Ticket prices range from 55,000 won to 66,000 won.
Samsung Station, line No. 2, exit 2
To Sept. 22: The modern Korean folk music concert mixes traditional music with modern melodic sounds through the use of the gayageum and janggu (double-headed hourglass-shaped drum generally played with one stick and one hand) along with an electric piano and a modern drum set. Concerts are at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 7 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are 20,000 won.
Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 4
* Event information is culled from the Korea Tourism Organization and other online sources.
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