Der Ring des Nibelungen: Das Rheingold directed by Achim Freyer

November 17, 2018 The Opera Theater of Seoul Arts Center The Korean reception of Wagner operas Der Ring des Nibelungen: Das Rheingold has not been performed in South Korea until Achim Freyer ‘s direction for Korea. As Wagner operas were performed very rarely in Korea, all performances so far can be introduced here. November 14, 1979. <Tannhäuser>by… Read More Der Ring des Nibelungen: Das Rheingold directed by Achim Freyer

Rethinking Sound 2018

Music Research Center at Hanyang University hosted the international conference “Rethinking Sound 2018,” which was held on 30–31 March 2018 in Seoul, Korea. Rethinking Sound 2018 Many topics were included in this conference in the perspective of Sound Studies such as Gender/Identity/Politics, Body, Film, Virtual Soundscape, Cultural/Historical Soundscape, Urban Soundscape. I attended this conference to learn… Read More Rethinking Sound 2018

Become a writer of the sourcebook for the 70th anniversary Korea opera

I become one of the writers of the sourcebook for the 70th anniversary of Korea opera conducted by the Foundation for the 70th anniversary of the Opera in Korea. http://www.koreaopera70.org Musicologist Jeon Jung-Im (전정임), the professor of Chungnam National University, is a chief writer, and I am a vice writer. She could not attend the meeting because she cannot… Read More Become a writer of the sourcebook for the 70th anniversary Korea opera

The teaching of the great learning

The teaching of the great learning: The cultivated self, the harmonized clan, the well-governed country, and peace throughout the world (修身齊家治國平天下)   Seung-Hee Lee (이승희, 李昇姬)       物格而后知至。 When things are investigated, knowledge is extended. 知至而后意誠。 When knowledge is extended, the will becomes sincere. 意誠而后心正。 When the will is sincere, the mind is… Read More The teaching of the great learning