By THE NATION
British graffiti artist, drum ’n’ bass DJ-actor Goldie is performing at Beam on Bangkok’s Soi Thonglor (Sukhumvit Soi 55) on Sunday night. Warming up the crowd for a man who’s sold more than 2.5 million records will be Phatfunk DJ Azek.
Advance passes cost Bt390 at www.Ticketmelon.com. Book a table at (02) 392 7750.
The Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra will present “Tales from Afar” at Mahidol University Salaya’s Prince Mahidol Hall on December 14 and 15.
Gudni Emilsson will conduct and Icelander Dimitri Ashkenazy will solo on Carl Maria Weber’s “Clarinet Concert No 1 in F minor, Opus 73” and overture from “Der Freischutz”. Also on the programme are Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suite No 2, Opus 55” and Morakot Cherdchoongarm’s new work based on the Buddhist-theme book “The Pilgrim Kamanita”.
Seats cost Bt400 to Bt1,500 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.
From Russia with music
The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra will pay tribute to His Majesty the King with the concert “The Russian Pieces” at the Thailand Cultural Centre on December 15.
Charles Olivieri-Munroe and pianist Poom Prommachart will be along for the evening, which will include Tchaikovsky’s “Piano Concerto No 1 in Bflat Minor, Opus 23”, Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture, Opus 97a”, Mussorgsky’s “Night on a Bare Mountain” and Stravinsky’s “The Firebird”.
Seats cost Bt400 to Bt2,000 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.
Nuvo plays to help kids
Evergreen pop band Nuvo is taking part in “The One Love Concert for Children in Need” at GMM Live House at CentralWorld on December 16. The One Love Foundation and Phyathai 2 Hospital are raising funds to treat underprivileged kids.
Seats cost Bt3,000 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.
Blackpink headed for Impact
Blackpink, the highest-charting female K-pop act in Billboard Hot 100 history, will play Impact Arena on January 12 and 13.
Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa, and Rose broke out in 2016 with the singles “Boombayah” and “Whistle”, followed by “Stay” and “Playing with Fire”. The EP “Square Up” scored again with “D-du-Du D-du-Du”, the music video for which surpassed 10 million views within six hours.
Seats cost Bt1,900 to Bt7,500 at www.ThaiTicketMajor.com and (02) 262 3456.