On December 12th, 2016, join us for an evening of music and discussion at 150 W 83rd st, New York, NY 10024.
Classical violinist Hyung Joon Won embodies “art as a language of diplomacy” with his project One Harmony, a first ever combined classical orchestra of Koreans from both the North and the South peninsula. Hear Won perform and speak about his ongoing efforts to reinstate dialogue between the two Koreas through music. Accompanying Won is accomplished pianist Jun Cho - of Julliard and Rice University.
Following the concert will be a panel discussion with the artist, moderated by Sharon Stratton (U.S. Program Officer for North Korea Strategy Center) and joined by panelists: Chief Revenue Officer of Newsdeeply Robert Bierman, Author Jieun Baek and CEO / Founder of The Human Rights Network Elias Popa. Learn from this group of artists and activists about the role of art as a vehicle for dialogue, diplomacy, and re-engagement between the two Koreas.
The evening will conclude with a meet and greet with Hyung Joon Won and the panelists and wine and hors d'oeuvre reception.