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Fri, September 29, 2023 | 08:34
Coex Artium to reopen with more seats
COEX Artium, which was run by SM Entertainment as a concert hall from 2015 to 2020, will reopen in December with more seating available.
| 2021-10-25 08:46
Korean, German artists to perform 'Borderline,' collaborative play on defector, refugee issues
“Borderline,” a play created jointly by South Korean and German artists focusing on the issues of defectors and refugees in each country, will be performed offline in Seoul.
Theater & Others
| 2021-10-24 14:13
Pianist Evgeny Kissin to hold solo recital in Seoul for just one day
Pianist Evgeny Kissin will be playing the famous piano works of legendary composers, such as Chopin, Bach, Mozart and Beethoven, for Korean audiences for the first time in three years. During a solo recital scheduled to be held at Lotte Concert Hall on Nov. 22, the renowned musician and composer will be playing Bach's “Toccata and Fugue in D minor;” Mozart's “Adagio in B mino...
| 2021-10-21 17:44
Canadian Bruce Liu wins 2021 Chopin Competition; Lee Hyuk finishes without prize
Canadian pianist Bruce Xiaoyu Liu won the first prize at the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland, on Thursday, while Korean national Lee Hyuk finished his final round without a prize.
| 2021-10-21 14:58
[FULL TEXT] Actor Kim Seon-ho belatedly admits to forced abortion rumor, apologizes
Actor Kim Seon-ho, who shot to stardom in tvN's romance series, "Start-Up," followed by "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha," indirectly admitted Wednesday that he had forced his ex-girlfriend to have an abortion and apologized.
Shows & Dramas
| 2021-10-20 16:35
'I don't feel good watching him collapse': Actor Kim Seon-ho's ex-girlfriend receives apology after abortion scandal
Actor Kim Seon-ho admits to coercing ex-girlfriend into getting abortion
LG Arts Center to relocate to Tadao Ando-designed complex in Seoul's Magok District
The LG Arts Center, one of the leading art theaters currently based in southern Seoul and run by LG Group's Yonam Foundation, will be relocated to a government-led industrial complex in Magok District, western Seoul, in March of next year. It will be open to the public in October of next year.
Theater & Others
| 2021-10-20 15:06
KOCCA holds seminars on social value and ESG-centered management
The Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and Shinhan University held educational seminars on the subjects of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG)-centered management and social value for those public agencies on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.
Entertainment & Arts
| 2021-10-20 08:46
'Beethoven liberates musicians': specialist Rudolf Buchbinder
Known as one of the best Beethoven interpreters in the world, Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder has been placing Beethoven at the “center” of his life. He has performed Beethoven's Complete Piano Sonatas more than 50 times over the last 60 years of his career. He also owns a wide range of original, first-edition scores and music-related documents which include up to 12 and a...
| 2021-10-19 13:13
Director Jaap van Zweden of HK and NY Philharmonics to conduct KBS Orchestra on Oct. 29
Jaap van Zweden, the Dutch music director of both the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the New York Philharmonic orchestras, will conduct the KBS Symphony Orchestra to play Beethoven's famous “Symphony of Fate” and Prokofiev's “Symphony No.5 in B flat major.”
| 2021-10-19 08:52
AI-generated arrangement of Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' describes climate change-hit Seoul in 2050
Vivaldi's “The Four Seasons,” arranged by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Australian composer Hugh Crosthwaite to describe the climate change-hit Seoul in 2050, will be played by award-winning violinist Lim Ji-young with an orchestra in an upcoming concert to be held at Lotte Concert Hall on Oct. 20.
| 2021-10-15 15:09
Guide to Chuseok celebrations across Korea
Chuseok exodus begins ahead of extended 6-day holiday
Korea sees record-low births in July
Political battle intensifies after court rejects Lee's arrest warrant
Hyundai E&C to build upmarket apartment complex in Seoul's Gwanak District
DMZ Open Int'l Music Festival to be held in Goyang in November
Korea on track to prove esports prowess at Asian Games
Two Koreas trade barbs over nuclear war
Lotte focuses on health care, mobility to spur growth
Defense ministry launches project to find families of unidentified fallen Korean War soldiers
Harvest season arrives
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