Sejong, 1446 “Yeominrak Concert”



Yeominrak: Enjoy with the People!
Yeominrak originally refers to a song directly composed by King Sejong the Great from the Joseon Dynasty, who was also a talented musician. The song is a crucial cultural asset and testament that the king cherished the unique and independent traditional Korean music and tried to share joy with his people.
Sejong, 1446 “Yeominrak Concert” originates from the musical 1446 from last fall. This renewed musical takes on a concert format, featuring major songs from the original musical with an octet ensemble accompaniment.
Through the musical numbers, the concert tells the story of King Sejong – the unknown history of how he became a king and the countless challenges and difficulties he overcame to create the Korean alphabet Hangeul. Furthermore, a special stage will add enjoyment to the performance

Performance Characteristics

- Regional tryout performance at Sejong Gugakdang Hall, Yeoju in 2017
- Showcase at The Other Palace (a theater run by Andrew Lloyd Webber) in the U.K. in 2018
- Premiere at Theater Yong of National Museum of Korea in October 2018
- Repeat performance of the premier held at Theater Yong from October 3 to December 1, 2019!
Musical Sejong, 1446 returns after being well received by the press and audiences last fall. The performance depicts the story of King Sejong who created Hangeul despite facing challenges and hardships, including the loss of his sight. The concert sheds new light on King Sejong’s creation and innovation inspired by his affection for the people.
The performance will offer consolation and encouragement to our contemporaries who are exhausted by the harsh world. This must-see musical is sure to both entertain and touch audience members.


Title : Sejong, 1446 “Yeominrak Concert”
Genre : Concert
Dates : September 26 - September 28, 2019 / Weekday 20:00 / Sat 15:00,19:00
Venue : YES24 Stage Hall 2 (21, Daehak-ro 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul)
Ticket Prices : 50,000 won / R seat, 40,000 won / S seat
Content Ratings : Age 7+
Running Time : 80 mins
Cast : Sang Yoon Jung, Yoo Deok Park, Young Bin Go, Jun Hyuk Lee, Jung Won Park, Min Su Hwang, Kon
Produced by : HJ Culture
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Contact : +82-2-3675-6718