The K-Concert, its 3rd
celebration this year, has been playing a role to promote the excellence of the
Korean culture to the American mainstream society. Particularly, it has been
conveying the beauty of Korean music to the audience of San Francisco and
Northern California through the extensive Korean music and the performance of
This year's Korean national day concert will offer opportunities to be exposed
to the performance of the violinist Edwin E.S. Kim and his wife Melanie M. Y.
Chae, who is a pianist. Violinist Edwin E.S. Kim has received a lot of praise
for his extraordinary interpretation of music in Europe.
Next, the Pacific Choir
of San Francisco will form an impressive ensemble.
will be able to take delight from original Korean traditional music performance
by some students who are majoring in Korean classical music from the
prestigious Seoul National University.
A special session is arranged where the public can come to know how much
Korean music is taking center stage under the international spotlight with the
popularity of K-POP which is sweeping across the globe. In this session,
Kyungil Ong dance group will show a dance performance combining K-Pop and
Next, the Durae Folk
Art Troupe will express the dynamism of Korea by dancing Talchum (a mask
A special guest, Joon Mo Yang, a musical actor who has sensational popularity
in Korea after impressively playing a role of Joong-Geun Ahn, a patriotic
martyr, should pique the interest of many. Actor Yang will deliver music of
various genres to the public in the K-Concert as one of the representatives of
musical stars in Korea. He will sing several classic songs from musicals and
speak to the current status of Korean popular music.
To reserve your seat, pleae visit following website or call city box office between September 23 to October 1.
Telephone Reservations: (415) 392-4400 (Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm)
Any inquiries regarding
this event can contact the Korean Consulate by calling 415-921-2251 or via
The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco
kindly requests the press and major Korean associations to give their support
so that 2019 KOREA WEEK can be a success. The Consulate General hopes not only
to promote Korean culture to the Bay Area but also to make the Korean community
feel Korean pride.