Sounds of Korea will perform on Friday, April 24, at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium.
Drums of Ecstasy and the Fan Dance are among the repertoire of Sounds of Korea. Interpreting folk music and music of the classical Korean court, this ensemble uses a wide variety of beautifully crafted instruments and colorful costumes in a stunning presentation of traditional performances.
Sounds of Korea is the performing group of the New York-based Korean Traditional Performing Arts Association (KTPAA), which consists of a Dance Troupe, an Instrumental Chamber Ensemble and a Percussion Ensemble. Sounds of Korea specializes in Korean traditional performing arts, the repertoire of which spans a vast range of styles and settings, from classical court music and dance traditions, to theatrical masked dances, popular narrative vocal arts, solo instrumental folk genres, as well as farmers’s percussion music and dances.
Tickets to this performance are priced at $28.00, $23.00, and $18.00; youth (high school age and younger): $10.00. Senior rush tickets will go on sale for $10.00, beginning one-half hour before the performance (subject to availability). Tickets can be purchased at the Caltech Ticket Office, 332 S. Michigan Avenue, Pasadena.
Parking for Beckman Auditorium is located at 332 South Michigan Avenue, Pasadena (south of Del Mar Boulevard). For information, call (626) 395-4652 or, outside the Pasadena area, 1 (888) 222-5832. Individuals with a disability should call (626) 395-4688 (voice) or (626) 395-3700 (TDD) for information and assistance.
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