Seoul Arts Center abounds with K-classics 2013/02/23, Source,
World-class Korean musicians will take turns performing for the 25th anniversary program of the Seoul Arts Center, titled "Korean World Star Series". The first performance took place on February 15 with violinist Sarah Chang. (From left) violinist Sarah Chang, soprano Shin Young-ok, cellist-turned-conductor Chang Han-na, and soprano Jo Sumi (photo courtesy of Seoul Arts Center)
The Seoul Arts Center marks its 25th anniversary with two special series of classical music performances, the Korean World Star Series and Great Composer Series -- Tchaikovsky 2013. The Korean World Star Series, part of the 25th anniversary events hosted by Korea's most-visited arts venue, introduces classical music fans to a treasure trove of performances by world-class Korean musicians who are highly active on the global scene. Korean musicians including violinist Sarah Chang, sopranos Shin Young-ok and Jo Sumi, and cellist-turned-conductor Chang Han-na will take turns bringing classical music to a new level during the three-month classic festival,...More
K-Classics impress in London 2012/08/11, Source, An evening of classical music featuring Korea's foremost artists took the auditorium of the Royal Festival Hall, standing in the heart of London's Southbank Centre complex. On July 31, the classical music concert "Shining K-Classics" with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Chief Conductor Leif Segerstam welcomed to the stage two renowned Korean female musicians, violinist Sarah Chang and soprano Sumi Jo (Jo Sumi),...More
Art and Culture 2012/05/03, Source,
And now it's time for art and culture updates with our Michelle Kim. Since it's the beginning of May, Michelle has brought us events that we can go with our families to enjoy Children's day and Mother's Day that's coming up really soon.
[Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young
So what are the things we can do for Mother's Day ?
[Reporter : ] To start us off I've brought you a play, a musical, and a ballet performance that may suit your taste. Some are based on books that we are very familiar with, like the Alice in Wonderland and a fable that we've probably all heard of...The Hare and the Tortoise. Here are more details on this one,...More
'Regional strategy holds key to effective hallyu promotion' 2012/05/01, Source,
Assistant Minister Woo Jin-yung, director of Korean Culture and Information Service / Courtesy of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
By Do Je-hae
A state-run overseas PR agency, the Korea Culture and Information Service (KOCIS) has been spreading national interests for more than four decades.
The wave otherwise known as "hallyu" has been a compelling source of motivation for the agency, but it has brought along new challenges in promoting Korea to the outside world,...More
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