Monthly Archives: April 2014

Theatre Libraries in Daehangno

Today I spent some time at the archives. After the last of my students at Sungshin Women’s University (성신여자대학교) had finished her midterm exam, I had a short lunch and took the bus to Daehangno. This neighborhood has the highest … Continue reading

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One, two, three… many Hamlets (Taroo’s Pansori Hamlet Project, part1)

Fittingly, with Shakespeare’s 450th birthday coming up, The Pansori Hamlet Project (판소리 햄릿 프로젝트) by gugak ensemble Taroo (국악뮤지컬 집단 타루, also on Facebook) reached a climax this spring with a performance at the Guro Arts Valley (구로 아트밸리 예술극장). It … Continue reading

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Pansori Live Online: Lim Hyeun-bin Performs in New York City

I don’t post many performance announcements, but this opportunity to see live pansori without actually being on location is just to good to be missed. The Asia Society organises a series of Korean music events in New York City this … Continue reading

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