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Musicians of North Korea's Unhasu Orchestra with traditional instruments perform during the last rehearsal directed by South Korean conductor Chung Myung-whun in Paris, Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Chung Myung-whun invited North Korea's Unhasu Orchestra for a unique joint concert with the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra in Paris on Wednesday night at the Salle Pleyel Concert Hall. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Musicians of North Korea's Unhasu Orchestra with traditional instruments perform during the last rehearsal directed by South Korean conductor Chung Myung-whun in Paris, Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Chung Myung-whun invited North Korea's Unhasu Orchestra for a unique joint concert with the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra in Paris on Wednesday night at the Salle Pleyel Concert Hall. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

NKorean, French orchestra perform landmark concert

A North Korean and a French orchestra performed a landmark concert on Mar. 15, adding a note of harmony to long-standing tensions between the isolated nation and the West.