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Pansori for Baritone: Interview with Composer Texu Kim

I met Texu Kim (김택수) three years ago, when he participated in the very first edition of Goethe-Institut Korea’s Asian Composers Showcase. He contributed the piece “Monastic Sceneries” (구도(求道)의 광경(光景)들, 2013), which is “based on various rituals and personal reminiscences … Continue reading

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Three Times Simcheong (in Full)

It’s the season for full-length or “wanchang” (완창) performances of pansori! I missed an eight-hour feature of Chunhyang-ga in the Dongcho-je-style by Jeong Sang-hui (정상희, 동초제 춘향가) in late February, but after seeing Bak Hyeon-jeong’s Simcheong-ga, likewise Dongcho-je (박현정, 동초제 … Continue reading

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Tradition and Thrilling Experiments in Late November

As the leaves are falling and it’s getting cold outside, what about a bit of sori to warm up? This month, several interesting performances take place in Seoul, including both traditional and experimental approaches towards pansori. These are some suggestions: Saturday, … Continue reading

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