Classics for the new year
■ 2017 Year-end Concert (Dec. 22)
The Busan Philharmonic Orchestra and Busan Metropolitan Chorus will hold their regular year-end concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at the main theater of the Busan Cultural Center. The concert features 18th century Austrian composer Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 45 and Ludwig van Beethoven's classic Symphony No. 9.
-Price: 10,000 to 30,000 won
-Information: 051-607-6065, bscc.or.kr
■ The Nutcracker (Dec. 23-24)
Busan Cinema Center will have three performances of The Nutcracker on Dec. 23 and 24.
The Nutcracker is an iconic Russian ballet created by composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and dancer Marius Petipa. Since premiering in 1892, The Nutcracker has become a perennial year-end favorite around the world.
-Price: 30,000 to 60,000 won
-Information: 051-780-6000, dureraum.org (Korean)
■ New Year's Eve Concert (Dec. 31)
This New Year's Eve celebration is set for 10:30 p.m. at the Busan Cultural Center.
Highlights will include classics The Barber of Seville, William Tell Overture and more. Nella Fantasia will be performed in the "popera" style.
-Ticket price: 10,000 to 30,000 won
-Information: 051-607-6000, bscc.or.kr