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A Petit Classical Concert in Summer featuring vocalist Kwang-kyu Lee image

A Petit Classical Concert in Summer featuring vocalist Kwang-kyu Lee

The Korean Cultural Center cordially invites staff of embassies, cultural centers, and U.S. government and international organizations in Washington, D.C.to join a special 30-minute Petit Classical Concert and networking lunch reception featuring opera aria and Korean contemporary vocal music, gagokwith acclaimed bass-baritone Kwang-kyu Lee

Liven up your lunch break with great classical opera & Korean songs in an intimate performance setting, then meet global colleagues — including the newly arrived director of the Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C., Ms. Myeongsun Park — over traditional Korean food and drinks. Feast your body and soul! 

Performance Program 
  • 여호와는 나의 목자시니/“The Lord is my Shepherd,' 나운영 / Unyung La (1922-1993) 
  • Erlkӧnig F. Schubert (1797-1828) Madamina! Il Catalogo ѐ quest from Don Giovanni, W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) 
  • Vieni O! Levita from Nabucco, G. Verdi (1813-1901)
  • Mӧgst du mein kind from The Flying Dutchman, R. Wagner (1818-1883) 
  • 청산에 살리라/“I will live in the green mountains,' 김연준 / Yeon-jun Kim (1914-2008) 
  • 눈/“Snow,” 김효근 / HyoGeun Kim (1960- ) 
  • Ella Giammai m’amo from Don Carlo, G. Verdi (1813-1901)

The Petit Classical Concert Series hosted by the Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea presents exceptional young musicians from Korea and the United States performing classical Western and Korean music for an international audience in an intimate setting. Welcoming staff of local embassies, cultural centers, international organizations, and government offices, the program aims to conduct a uniquely Washingtonian form of cultural diplomacy and networking. Participants are invited to meet their diplomatic neighbors and colleagues from around the world, while building new relationships through a shared appreciation of great music. 

WHENTuesday, July 14, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C., Embassy of the Republic of Korea (2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20008 -- local parking available, or a short walk from Dupont Circle)
HOWRSVP by Friday, July 12 to Ji-eun Yun at yunjieun@koreaembassy.org. Please note that this event is open to staff of embassies, cultural centers, U.S. government and international organizations, and their colleagues only. Business attire.