Cellist Plays to Mourn Cathedral Shelled in Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict

Cellist Sevak Avanesyan sat amid the rubble and played music to mourn the devastated building

A historic cathedral has been shelled amid the Armenian-Azerbaijan conflict in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh, or Artsakh, region, where hundreds have been killed and tens of thousands displaced after two weeks of new fighting. On the evening of Thursday 8 October, the Ghazanchetsots Cathedral’s dome was struck by a shell, …