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Memorial concert for opera star to be held

Posted December. 08, 2000 19:41,   


A concert in memory of late Kim Cha-Kyung, a lifetime prima donna of opera, will feature appearances by 30 or so soloists such as sopranos Park Mi-Hye and Song Kwang-Sun, and mezzo-sopranos Kim Hyun-Joo and Chang Hyun-Joo.

Also appearing will be a soloist ensemble, a prima donna ensemble, and the choir of disciples of Kim Cha-Kyung.

The concert will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Seoul Arts Center Concert Hall and sponsored by the Korean Opera Lovers Association.

The first half of the concert will showcase parts of Verdi`s "La Traviata," her personal favorite, with the second half showcasing Pucini`s "La Boheme" and Rossini`s "The Barber of Seville," as well as various other highlights of opera masterpieces.

The ticket price is 10,000 won. For more information, call 02-586-5282.

Yu Yoon-Jong gustav@donga.com