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Herald Philharmonic rivets audiences with Western-Korean harmony

The Herald Philharmonic Orchestra held its fourth annual concert at the Seoul Arts Center Concert Hall in Seoul on Thursday, enthralling 2,000 guests with a harmony of classical Western and Korean mu...

Updated : 2017.03.10 18:06

[Eye interview] Pansori stars needed to popularize the genre

She was the inveterate backseat driver. From her seat at the back of the car, pansori master and Intangible Cultural Property title holder Ahn Sook-seon gave precise instructions to her manager who w...

Updated : 2017.03.10 16:40

[Herald Review] Chick Corea Elektric Band jazzes up Korea

Considering the name, it was long overdue. Chick Corea Elektric Band‘s first concert in Korea took place at the LG Arts Center in Seoul on Wednesday, where Corea fans were treated to a wondrous two...

Updated : 2017.03.10 15:10

[K-Talk] Brave Girls release ‘cleaner’ music video

K-pop group Brave Girls on Friday released a new music video of its latest single “Rollin’,” after the previous version had been accused of being oversexualized. The five-member group Tuesday rel...

Updated : 2017.03.10 15:08

Roy Kim’s plagiarism trial resumes

The plagiarism trial involving K-pop singer Roy Kim resumed Thursday after a 17-month break. A local Christian music composer had sued Kim, accusing the singer of plagiarism in the hit song “Bom, B...

Updated : 2017.03.09 16:08

Metallica, top rappers as Quebec festival turns 50

Metallica and leading rappers including Kendrick Lamar will play the Quebec City Summer Festival as one of North America‘s rare non-profit music festivals turns 50. Known in French as the Festival ...

Updated : 2017.03.09 14:43

‘Superstar K’ to be halted for now

Following an eight-year run, the popular singing audition program “Superstar K” will be taking a break. “There is no ‘Superstar K’ in this year’s program lineup,” cable music channel Mnet sai...

Updated : 2017.03.08 18:33

Jay Park releases new single ‘Hulk Hogan’

K-pop artist Jay Park on Wednesday released “Hulk Hogan,” his first single of the year. The song, written by producer Woogie, is a hip-hop track that is a follow-up to Park’s hugely popular album...

Updated : 2017.03.08 17:30

Old but new Brave Girls unveils new look with ‘Rollin’’

For girl group Brave Girls, producer and songwriter Brave Brothers is both a solid foundation and a looming shadow. Following its debut in 2011 as a seven-member group, Brave Girls was widely public...

Updated : 2017.03.08 17:27

Beijing Symphony cancels concerts in Korea amid missile defense tensions

Beijing Symphony Orchestra has scrapped its planned concerts in South Korea, its organizer said Wednesday, as China curbs cultural exchanges in response to the deployment of a US missile shield in th...

Updated : 2017.03.08 13:42

Popera tenor Lim Hyung-joo named voting member of Grammys

South Korean singer Lim Hyung-joo has been named a voting member of the Grammy Awards for the first time as an Asian operatic pop artist, his management agency said Wednesday. The renowned singer wa...

Updated : 2017.03.08 13:36

KCON to be held in 5 cities

KCON, an annual global Hallyu convention held since 2012, will take place in five cities around the world this year, expanding to Mexico and Australia for the first time, its organizer CJ E&M said Mo...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:08

CNBLUE to release new EP on March 20

CNBLUE will release its seventh EP, titled “7℃N,” on March 20, the K-pop band’s agency FNC Entertainment announced Tuesday. The upcoming EP is the band‘s first recording since “Blueming” was ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:14

Herald Philharmonic performs ‘The Sound of Spring’

The Herald Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a concert titled “The Sound of Spring” on Friday in Donghae, Gangwon Province, marking the 22nd anniversary of the establishment of the Donghae Cultur...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:04

Will K-pop also fall victim to China's Korean product ban?

(Yonhap) First came TV censorships of Korean stars. Then a ban on concerts, followed by an implicit prohibition of retail goods from South Korea. Now, K-pop is also bracing for a possible export ba...

Updated : 2017.03.06 17:58