‘Bob Marley & The Chineke! Orchestra’ Album

Bob Marley’s greatest songs reimagined as contemporary orchestral works in new Chineke! album

Denys Karachevtsevis a cellist and citizen of Kharkiv

Ukrainian cellist plays solitary Bach suite in abandoned bombed-out streets of Kharkiv

Stanislav performs his country’s national anthem

Ukrainian choir boy receives standing ovation after singing National Anthem in “really special moment”

Amelia Anisovych performs in Poland

7-year-old Ukrainian refugee sings heart wrenching national anthem in Poland, after fleeing Kyiv

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