Herbert meets a voice of hope: Italian Opera Singer Laura Baldassari
Laura Baldassari by Luca Bruno / Associated Press
Italy, which has been one of the countries hit by the coronavirus the hardest is currently living through a national lockdown.
Last Friday, a musical flash mob launched throughout the country, a show of solidarity and community, which has caught international attention and admiration.
Italian soprano Laura Baldassari leaned out of her window and joined in with her neighbours and country men and women. Like many others, we were deeply touched by the story and reached out to Laura to learn more about how this came about and what life is like for her and her community at this difficult time.