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German musician Stephan Wuensch, principal cellist of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), plays the violoncello at home, where he stays confined with his family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist Lilli Wuenscher (R) and her husband Canadian bass baritone Randall Jakobsh at home, on April 3, 2020 in Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German musician Stephan Wuensch, principal cellist of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), plays the violoncello as children from the neighbourhood listen, on April 3, 2020 at his home on the outskirts of Leipzig, where he stays confined due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German musician Stephan Wuensch, principal cellist of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), is seen through a window as he plays the violoncello at home, where he stays confined with his family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings at home, where she stays confined with her family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German musician Stephan Wuensch, principal cellist of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), plays the violoncello at home, where he stays confined with his family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sit next to her dog at home, where the family stays confined due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher poses at the window of her home, where she stays confined with her family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings as her ten-year-old son Joshua and three-year-old daughter Josephine have a pillow fight at their home, where the family stays stays confined due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings next to her husband Canadian bass Randall Jakobsh at home, where the family stays confined due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher and her husband Canadian bass Randall Jakobsh sing at home, where the family stays confined due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German musician Stephan Wuensch, principal cellist of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), plays the violoncello as children from the neighbourhood listen, on April 3, 2020 at his home on the outskirts of Leipzig, where he stays confined due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings at home, where she stays confined with her family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German musician Stephan Wuensch, principal cellist of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), is seen through a window as he plays the violoncello at home, where he stays confined with his family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings at home, where she stays confined with her family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings as her ten-year-old son Joshua and three-year-old daughter Josephine have a pillow fight at their home, where the family stays confined due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings at home, where she stays confined with her family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings at the window of her home, where she stays confined with her family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher sings at the window of her home, where she stays confined with her family due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
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German sopranist and member of the ensemble of Leipzig's opera house (Oper Leipzig), Lilli Wuenscher and her husband Canadian bass Randall Jakobsh attend their dog at home, where the family stays confined due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, on April 3, 2020 on the outskirts of Leipzig, eastern Germany. The gates of the Leipzig Opera have been closed for about three weeks due to the novel corona pandemic - but the voices and instruments of the artists are far from silent. / AFP / Ronny Hartmann
Updated 05 April 2020

Musicians cannot be silenced by COVID-19

German musicians, sopranists of Leipzig’s Opera House in Leipzig, eastern Germany, continue to perform from their windows as many Germans are confining themselves to their homes.
⁣(Photo courtesy: AFP)⁣