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Monday, March 03, 2008 - 03:19 PM


The New York Philharmonic performed an historic concert in the East Pyongyang Grand Theater. WNYC's John Schaefer was part of the orchestra's entourage, and he hosted the concert broadcast. Now, Schaefer's baaaack. Don't miss what he had to say about the trip to North Korea in his blog.

    >>View photos from the trip


    >>Read blog post 1: Beijing

    >>Read blog post 2: Dark Side of the Moon

    >>Read blog post 3: The Big Event, Part I

    >>Read blog post 4: The Big Event, Part II

    >>Read blog post 5: Farewell to Pyongyang


WNYC's coverage of the NY Philharmonic's visit to Pyongyang is supported in part by the Kaplen Foundation.


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Comments [1]

Richard Mitnick

Hey John-

I recorded the whole concert on a DVD from television. And I waited through the whole thing, to get what I hoped would be there and what I would really prize. And, there your were!! I was so pleased to see you in action.

Best always,


Mar. 07 2008 08:13 PM

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