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Korea’s 21st Century Music: There and Now

Notice of a concert of traditional and fusion music at the British Museum on 30 October:

Korea’s 21st Century Music: There and Now

The British museum, BP Lecture Theatre
Tickets: £5 – Concessions £3
Friday 30th October 2009: 19.00~20.30
Booking Tel: +44 (0)20 7323 8181

Su:m and Buslechul

As a part of this autumn’s programme of traditional music events the Korean Cultural Centre UK, the traditional Music Network Gugak FM and the British Museum bring to you Korea’s 21st Century Music: There and Now: an evening of traditional Korean music and classical fusion.

The concert will be held at the BP Lecture Theatre of the British Museum on Friday 30th October at 7.00pm.

Performing both traditional and contemporary pieces, Korea’s 21st Century Music: There and Now brings together some of Korea’s finest singers and musicians as well as the next generation of Masters: Su: m –2009, 21st Century Experimental Spirit Prize Winners and Bulsechul – 2007, 21st Century Arirang Prize Winners.

Many of you may be aware of the Gayageum (traditional Korean zither) Korea’s most famous instrument, however ‘Korea’s 21st Century Music: There and Now’ is a rare opportunity to see and hear the supreme talents of so many traditional musicians performing on a variety of instruments, everything from the Korean mouth organ to the Hammered Dulcimer.

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