In 1999, Daniel Barenboim made waves by establishing an orchestra comprised of youths from Israel and Palestine.
Maestro Charles Dutoit is pursuing a similar peace-making project for the divided Koreas and is currently negotiating the launch of an inter-Korean orchestra with North Korean officials, said organizers. .
The 75-year-old Swiss conductor left for North Korea on Monday with violinist Chantal Juillet for a five-day stay until Saturday, said Lindenbaum Music. The two were officially invited by Pyongyang’s Chosun Arts Exchange Association. Read More