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Banning Tchaikovsky won’t help Ukraine in the least

Arts and culture have been sources of opposition from brave Russian artists against oppression for centuries

13 March 2022 - 17:18 By Martin Ivens

Banning Tchaikovsky is not the way to win a war. Last week, the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra removed the composer’s popular 1812 Overture from its forthcoming programme due to the invasion of Ukraine. The work noisily celebrates Russian resistance to Napoleon’s invasion. ..

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