March 08, 2022

A Prayer for Ukraine


A Prayer for Ukraine

In 2014, Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov wrote this beautiful short orchestral work, "Prayer for Ukraine."

Here it is performed by Germany's Bamberg Symphony, which is comprised of player from more than 20 nations, uncluding Russia and Ukraine. They performed and recorded the piece a few days ago, to, as they say, "send a symphonic signal of solidarity and hope for peace in these difficult times." They will be opening their concerts with this work this week.

 

Arranged for orchestra by Eduard Resatsch

Conducted by Jakub Hrůša.

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