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K-Factor: An Orchestral Exploration of K-Pop

K-Factor celebrates the musical vision of this global phenomenon, from the orchestral music of the early 1900s to what the New York Times has called the “mainstream avant-garde” in modern K-pop. This engaging program features a 50-piece symphony orchestra performing live in Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. The show's curated set of songs has been specifically arranged to capture the sonic detail present in Korean music new and old, showcasing well-known hits by K-pop artists like Blackpink, BTS, EXO, Red Velvet, and Seo Taiji, alongside deeper cuts and transformative songs less familiar to Western audiences. K-Factor provides a fresh way to hear the inventive compositions behind K-pop’s striking music videos and high-polish production.