EXO‘s Chen to join Barakatt onstage in Seoul concert

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EXO’s Chen (SM Entertainment)

EXO member Chen will be joining composer and pianist Steve Barakatt on stage during his upcoming Seoul concert with the Herald Philharmonic Orchestra, according to UNICEF, Chen’s agency SM Entertainment and concert promoter Rainbow Bridge Story on Sunday.

Chen will be performing John Lennon‘s song “Imagine” to the accompaniment of Barakatt, showing his support for UNICEF‘s work providing aid to vulnerable children around the world. Steve Barakatt is currently serving as a UNICEF Ambassador.

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Steve Barakatt (Rainbow Bridge Story)

I am really excited to collaborate with Chen. What a great way to start the year 2016 in spreading a message of peace and hope to the world,” Barakatt said in an official statement. Chen also expressed his excitement, saying that it was an ”honor“ to perform ”Imagine“ with Barakatt and that he hoped the performance would give a ”warm start to the year 2016 for many people.”

Steve Barkatt is set to perform with the Herald Philharmonic Orchestra at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in Seoul on Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his activities in Korea.

Ho-jung Won
The Korea Herald