Beethoven‘s Ninth Symphony is one of the world’s most recognizable. Recently, star conductor Yutaka Sado presented it in St. Pölten, Austria, with 500 amateur singers.
Music to please cows and revolutionaries alike: the principal conductor of the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, Dirk Kaftan, tells DW all about Ludwig van Beethoven's Sixth Symphony.
Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is one of the best-known musical compositions in the world. The documentary film “Dancing Beethoven” shows how this masterpiece was turned into a ballet.
A strong sample of Russian orchestral culture from the ensemble that embodies it like none other: the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra of St. Petersburg, led by its principal conductor Valery Gergiev.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The French novelist and member of the Academie Francaise has died at the age of 92. A very public figure in France, d'Ormesson was the author of some 40 works.
Answer the quiz and win CDs! We play a cover version of a hit from Germany, and you tell us: Who first sang the original of "The Power"?
Win CDs by Broilers, Three Fall, Alice Merton, Bausa.
What does living in Germany mean nowadays? Photographer Peter Bialobrzeski takes a closer look. His series "Die zweite Heimat" shows Germany for what it is – unadorned and honest. His pictures can be viewed in Hamburg's House of Photography.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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