Shchedryk youth choir members at a Christmas concert in Copenhagen’s Church of the Holy Spirit, Denmark. Photo: AP
Shchedryk youth choir members at a Christmas concert in Copenhagen’s Church of the Holy Spirit, Denmark. Photo: AP
Ukraine war

Ukrainian youth choir defies war, touring world with messages of freedom

  • The Shchedryk ensemble, described as Kyiv’s oldest children’s choir, are on an international tour that included New York’s famed Carnegie Hall
  • Power outages and air raid sirens forced the choir to rehearse in a dark bomb shelter, illuminating sheet music with mobile phones and torches

Shchedryk youth choir members at a Christmas concert in Copenhagen’s Church of the Holy Spirit, Denmark. Photo: AP
Shchedryk youth choir members at a Christmas concert in Copenhagen’s Church of the Holy Spirit, Denmark. Photo: AP
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