A violin plays solo on Cremona hospital roofmain
The birthplace of great violins is also the heartland of Coronavirus sickness.
Violinist Lena Yokoyama, who works at the Museo del violino, scaled the heights to perform Gabriel’s Oboe by Ennio Morricone. In the car park below, you can see makeshift tents – emergency wards for isolated Coronavirus patients.
This may be one of the enduring musical images of the 2020 plague year.