The Shchedryk Children's Choir, one of Ukraine's best-known youth musical ensembles, poised to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year with new recordings and a world tour. While those plans came to a halt after Russia invaded Ukraine, the choir is still sharing its music with the world. In collaboration with Choir of the Earth, Danish Argentinian Israeli conductor Saul Zaksasked global children's choirs to perform one of the choir's traditional folk songs, Rocking the Sun to Sleep." He hopes that somehowthe music might reach Russian audiences, too, I believe that deep, deep into their souls, they will connect with this sound and they will say, 'We have to stop.'"

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