around town 2012/09/30, Source, Classical Concerts ROTTINI Debut Concert: Hero of Voice Seoul Arts Center* Oct. 7 Four of Korea's top opera singers, Park Ji-min, Joseph Lim, Lim Chang-ham and Aldo Heo, have come together in a group called Rottini. Rottini has successfully reached out to the international audience, and took first place at the New York Opera Competition. Tickets cost 40,000 to 100,000 won. For more information, call (02) 580-1300 or visit 222.sac.or.kr/eng. Museums Maya 2012 National Museum of Korea Through Oct. 28 Maya 2012 focuses on the life and death of the Mayans. The exhibition is organized in celebration of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Mexico, and Korea and Guatemala. For more information, call (02) 2077-9000 or visit www.museum.go.kr,...More
Jazz to open summer festival season this weekend 2012/05/19, Source,
American soul and funk band Earth, Wind & Fire
Earth, Wind & Fire, George Benson to headline; Park Ji-min, 'K-pop Star' finalists to join for duets
By Kwaak Je-yup
The 2012 Seoul Jazz Festival this weekend kicks off the crowded summer festival season with American big-name artists filling the lineup.
Among those slated to perform are legendary soul and funk band Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF), jazz guitar greats George Benson and Al Di Meola, as well as one of Korea's favorite R&B singers Eric Benet.
In its sixth run, this year's festival has grown considerably in size compared to the past efforts, with more than a dozen local acts also scheduled for solo or joint concerts on three different stages,...More
Yoon Sang says cast Sung Si-kyung right away for "Play With Us" (1) 2010/07/29, Source,
Korean singer Yoon Sang (front) and guitarist Lee Byeong-woo performing at a showcase for their upcoming concert "Play With Us" held at CJ E&M Center in Seoul, South Korea on July 26, 2010. [photographed by Lee Jin-hyuk/10Asia]
Yoon Sang says "I cast Sung Si-kyung right away when he contacted me about a song" For those who are tired of all the summer festivals pouring forth, the concert "Play With Us" will be held at the grand theater of Sejong Center for the Performing Arts on August 5 and 6. The people who will provide a musical break right in the middle of summertime are Kim Kwang-min-I, Lee Byeong-woo and Yoon Sang. Under the blazing summer sun, the combination of these three musicians may feel stuffy to some people as they appear better suited for the fall season. However, the union of three musicians who say they "give each other consolation through music" rather presents us with a fresh feeling of refreshment,...More
"Noble Affair" Appeals to Audience 2003/10/14, Source, "Untold Scandal" premiered on October 2 and sold two million tickets in 11 days, remaining the top box office hit for two consecutive weeks. The long-term box-office record is expected as it claimed more than 60 percent of total online,...More
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