Music has long been known as a method of communication and bonding. It has the ability to synchronize our bodies and stimulate neuro-chemicals in the brain that help us feel connected to each other.
But can this creation of unity and good happen on a large scale, maybe even an international scale? Can music actually be used to decrease tensions between nations and bring in diplomacy? This question was put to the test in 2008, when the New York Philharmonic gave an unprecedented concert in Pyongyang, North Korea.
To learn more about this historic concert and its effects, Christine invited back her favorite Julliard-trained musician and Harvard-trained historian, Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg. The answer may surprise you!