Photos from Pyongyang Day #1
ALL PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEVE SMITH
Musicians of the New York Philharmonic disembark from the chartered Asiana jet at Sunan International Airport, Pyongyang.
New York Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and Music Director Lorin Maazel, center, immediately on arrival at the airport in Pyongyang.
Musicians of the New York Philharmonic arrive in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The country’s former leader, Kim Il Sung, is depicted in the poster.
At an evening performance in the Mansudae Art Theater for the Philharmonic and dignitaries, Kim Un Ha performs an okryugum solo.
A kayagum ensemble performs for the New York Philharmonic and guests at the Mansudae Art Theater.
Choe Won Il and 26 other dancers perform a “Peasant Dance” for the American visitors.
Table setting for a banquet at the People’s Palace of Culture welcoming the Philharmonic.
Ro Mi Song and 13 other dancers perform a “Fan Dance” to welcome the New York Philharmonic and guests.
At the Mansudae Art Theater, Im Chung Sil and nine other dancers perform “Janggo Dance.”