Violinist Kerenza Peacock writes: “I befriended some younger violinists in Ukraine through Instagram and found some had been in basement shelters however had their violins. So I requested colleagues internationally to accompany them in concord. And I obtained despatched movies from 94 violinists in 29 international locations in 48 hours!! An astonishing collaboration forming a global violin choir of assist for Ukraine. Illia Bondarenko needed to movie this between explosions, as a result of he couldn’t hear himself play.
We play an outdated Ukrainian folks tune known as Verbovaya Doschechka. 9 different younger violinists sheltering in Ukraine take part unison, and are accompanied in concord by gamers from London Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony, Oslo Philharmonic, the Hollywood Studios, and high violinists from all around the world together with Eire, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Belgium, Georgia, Poland, South Korea, South Africa, Moldova, Denmark, India, and your complete violin part of the Munich Chamber Orchestra!”