Artists and organisations across Europe are coming together in support of Ukraine, as Russia’s invasion enters its second month.

This week London’s Royal Opera House announced a series of fundraising initiatives in support of the Disasters Emergency Committee(DEC) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal, an umbrella group of charities which raises funds to provide emergency aid and rapid relief.

A Concert for Ukraine will be held on Good Friday, 15 April, with Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv joining Antonio Pappano on the podium to conduct a stellar cast of singers including including Ukrainian tenor Dmytro Popov, Ukrainian baritone Yuriy Yurchuk, South African soprano Pretty Yende and British-Italian tenor Freddie De Tommaso.

Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv

On 5 May 2022, The Royal Ballet will hold a fundraising performance of Swan Lake, in which Royal Ballet Principal dancers Lauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Marianela Núñez and Natalia Osipova will join forces to share the role of Odette/Odile.

And on Friday 22 April, audiences around the world will be able to stream Flight Pattern, an award-winning film created...