Ukrainian Opera Violinists Serenade Bomb Shelter as Bombs Explode Above
The haunting sound a violin filled a bomb shelter in Ukraine, as a soloist with the Kharkiv City Opera played for her comrades. Every night, Vera Lytovchenko puts on an evening gown and plays underground as shells rock the street above them. The violin has become an instrument of resistance in Ukraine, boosting the spirits of a besieged people who love classical music. In one extraordinary video, 94 violinists around the world play a Ukrainian folk song in perfect harmony.