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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.
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.
'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...
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.”
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.
Independent orchestra CHAM to play 'The Queen Symphony'
The CHAM Philharmonic Orchestra will play “The Queen Symphony,” composed by Tolga Kashif in tribute to the British rock band, Queen, in a charity concert to be held Oct. 15 at Lotte Concert Hall.
Korean American violinist named concertmaster of Hamburg Philharmonic
Daniel Cho, a 27-year-old Korean American violinist, has been appointed as concertmaster of the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra in Germany, filling a seat that had reportedly remained empty for the last 13 years.
Joseon Royal Tombs festival celebrated online, offline
The 2nd Joseon Royal Tombs Festival, a celebration of royal court culture and heritage from the 1392-1910 Joseon Kingdom, will run until Oct. 24 at six different royal tomb sites around Seoul and Gyeonggi Province and via online platforms.
Korea National Contemporary Dance Company explores meanings of family in Asia
The Korea National Contemporary Dance Company (KNCDC) will present a set of dance works that explore the transformation and diverse forms of family in Confucianism-based Asian societies through the eyes of choreographers from Korea, Japan and Singapore.
Live music festivals announce lineups, gradually returning to regular concerts
Since last year, following the start of the ban on large gatherings due to the spread of COVID-19, regular music festivals have been forced to hold online concerts or cancel their events. As concerts cannot be held outside of designated music halls, under the strict Level 4 distancing measures, which have been in place in the Seoul and surrounding metropolitan region until Oc...
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