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‘One Orchestra’ between North and South Korea

Hyung Joon Won’s music activism aims to bring North and South Korea together

Forming an inter-Korean orchestra has been a long-held dream for South Korean violinist Won Hyung-joon. In his latest move, he teamed up with an MIT professor, Tod Machover for the “Symphony for the Koreas,” a project aimed at facilitating communication between South and North Koreans through music. He┬ábelieves that music can bring people together from different backgrounds and save the world.