Director Stefano Poda takes reins of ‘Andrea Chenier’ in KNO season opener

Renowned opera mastermind Stefano Poda is doing almost everything ― directing, producing, stage designing, costuming and lighting ― except for starring in his upcoming production of Umberto Giordano’s “Andrea Chenier,” which ...

Concert to commemorate late opera patron

Industrial smelting and classical music may seem an unlikely pairing. However, Lee Woon-hyung, the late chairman and CEO of steel conglomerate SeAH Group, spent over a decade of his lifetime promoting the opera and supporting cult...

Old lives of Seoul from two perspectives

Skyscrapers, cutting-edge public transportation and rows of shopping malls ― scenes that define Seoul’s cityscape today ― were unimaginable half a century ago. It wasn’t until the 1980s that every citizen had access to tap wat...

‘Live Club Day’ pumps new energy into Hongdae indie music scene

Friday night, one ticket, 10 live music clubs and 30 indie bands covering genres from alternative rock to acoustic, electronic and jazzy soul: This is what the newly launched music festival “Live Club Day” entails. On the last F...