A reason to watch the Sochi closing ceremony

A reason to watch the closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics as they hand over to Pyeongchang 2018: LKL’s favourite jazz singer Nah Youn Sun will perform Arirang with classical star Jo Sumi and former Boohwal lead singer Lee Seung-cheol. Sounds like a variation on President Park’s inauguration ceremony. Source: Chosun Ilbo You can […]

Shining K-Classics at the Royal Festival Hall

The last of the All Eyes on Korea musical events is of Western classical music, featuring two of Korea’s best-loved classical stars: Shining K-Classics Date: 31 July 2012, 7:30pm Venue: Royal Festival Hall Violinist Sarah Chang and soprano Sumi Jo, Korea’s foremost classical musicians, will perform with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Leif Segerstam at the […]

Sumi Jo sings Mozart with the AAM

A treat for Mozart afficionados later this month, as Sumi Jo joins the Academy of Ancient Music and Richard Egarr for an all Mozart programme at the Cadogan Hall. Read on for details of how LKL readers get a discount on the tickets: Academy of Ancient Music Sumi Jo sings Mozart Cadogan Hall Friday 25 […]

Post-olympics celebrity and trivia round-up

It’s been so long since I did a round-up of celebrity news, and nowadays my knowledge of what’s hot in the celebrity world is derived from looking at my site’s statistics where I can identify the google search terms which have landing people on my blog.1 So here is a collection of random stories from […]