Photo Courtesy of SUWON Philharmonic ORCHESTRA & CIVIC CHORALE
The Suwon International Music Festival 2012 will take place from August 23rd to 25th throughout the city of Suwon in Gyeonggi-do Province.
Marking its 30th anniversary this year, the festival will feature internationally-acclaimed musicians including violinist Gil Shaham, cellist Mischa Maisky, and soprano Young-Ok Shin in joint performances with the Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra.
The festival will kick off with a grand opening concert by Gil Shaham taking the stage with the Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra. It will be followed by Mischa Maisky’s cello concert on the 24th and draw to a close on the 25th with the Korean soprano Young-Ok Shin’s opera and musical songs interweaving in heavenly harmony. Throughout the festival period, about 50 performance groups will present a fringe festival of cheerful street performances at locations in downtown Suwon including Suwon Station, World Cup Park Central Square, and Jangan Park.
Ticket prices range from 10,000-30,000 won, and can be purchased online at Suwon International Music Festival homepage (Korean, English), Ticketlink (Korean), and Interpark (Korean).
< Suwon International Music Festival 2012 >
☞ Duration: 2012.8.23~2012.8.25
☞ Venue: Suwon Outdoor Concert Hall1 / Gyeonggi Arts Center Grand Theater
☞ Ticket Price
* Free for all seats on August 22
* 10,000won – 30,000won for August 23 and 24
* 10,000won for all seats on August 25 (free for outdoor performances)
☞ Ticket Reservation:
+82-31-228-2814~5 (Only Korean is available. Call 1330 for translation service.)
Suwon International Music Festival Homepage: www.simf2012.com
(Only in Korean and log-in is required)
☞ Homepage: http://www.simf2012.com
☞ 1330 tt call center: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)