Bach in the Berliner Dom

Organist’s thundering Bach ‘Toccata’ played in Berlin Cathedral is a terrifying experience

Sasha Grynyuk and Roman Kosyakov play Mozart

A Ukrainian and Russian pianist play a Mozart duet: ‘with music, you become connected’

Symphony orchestra and choir of the Odesa Opera House

Ukraine orchestra and chorus perform ‘Va, Pensiero’ outside opera house in powerful cry for peace

Ukrainian violinist Illia Bondarenko is joined by violinists from 29 countries

94 violinists play alongside young Ukrainian soloist stuck inside a bomb shelter


Chihuahua dances Swan Lake routine at Crufts

Surprisingly graceful chihuahua performs ‘Swan Lake’ ballet routine at Crufts dog show

Irina plays piano in her destroyed hometown of Bila Tserkva

Ukrainian pianist plays a final Chopin melody before fleeing ruined home near Kyiv

Odesa’s opera house behind barricades of sandbags

Brave musicians of Odesa Opera House sing while packing sandbags on Ukraine’s frontline

Violinist plays in a Ukraine bunker

Ukrainian violinist plays to her bomb shelter in moving and powerful footage

Classical musicians protest against invasion in Ukraine

200 classical musicians join London orchestral flashmob in solidarity with Ukraine

Pianist ‘plays for peace’ at Ukraine-Poland border

A solo pianist plays for peace, as Ukrainians cross border into Poland amid Russia invasion

Yo-Yo Ma at the World Economic Forum

Yo-Yo Ma playing Bach on a beach is proof that music has healing powers

Journalist Whitney Leaming filmed the young pianist at a Kharkiv hotel lobby

A Ukrainian pianist played Philip Glass as Russian forces advanced, and this was the composer’s response

Playing piano from a distance

A pianist devised a contraption so he can play piano from his bed

Ukrainian national anthem, performed by the Met Orchestra and Chorus

24-year-old Ukrainian bass-baritone leads Metropolitan Opera in moving national anthem

A Ukrainian musician plays the National Anthem in a metro station being used as a bomb shelter

Ukrainian trumpeter’s solo national anthem echoes through underground shelter

Footage of Ukrainians singing together in shelters amid Russian raids

Poignant footage of Ukrainian people singing together in shelters during Russian raids

‘Our culture is at stake’: Ukrainians use powerful music to voice their protests as Russia declares war

‘Our culture is at stake’: Ukrainians use powerful music to voice their protests as Russia declares war