14 March 2022
By Ellie Palmer
Iryna Manyukina's home in Bila Tserkva, not far from Kyiv, was bombed earlier this month
Watch this very moving footage of a Ukrainian pianist performing Chopin surrounded by the remains of her bombed home.
Iryna Manyukina plays Chopin's Etude Op 25 No 1 in the video. Thankfully, no one from her family was injured.
A Ukrainian pianist played Chopin in the ruins of her house after it was badly damaged by Russian shelling. Iryna Manyukina is seen playing the piano in her home in Bila Tserkva, not far from Kyiv, on March 5. A Russian shell exploded nearby. No one from the family was injured. pic.twitter.com/6Uu0F4Q75x— Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (@RFERL) March 12, 2022
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