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New York audience applauds ode to North Korean leader

Among the bizarre stories of 2016, this one takes the last biscuit in the Pyongyang tin. The musicians, it seems, were just doing a day’s work. But who were the audience that paid good money to hear a pick-up orchestra conducted by a sworn supporter of the Dear Leader, who lives in Teaneck, New Jersey? […]
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