VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day the world woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
Karabits was conductor of the Kiev Camerata and the Kiev Military District Dance Ensemble. He wrote music for various combinations of instruments, including voice, solo piano, voice and piano, and orchestra.
Karabits died in Kiev on 20 January 2002, aged fifty-seven. His son Kirill Karabits is also a conductor.