Despite a radical shift in audience patterns, Beethovenfest director Nike Wagner tells DW why she's still optimistic about the future of classical music.
"Divine Spark" was the motto of the most recent Beethovenfest: magic moments with famous soloists, ensembles, orchestras, conductors and convincing performances by young artists. Listen here!
A soulful encore by an ensemble fulfilling a long-held dream.
This analysis of the German pop scene's success abroad is unprecedented in scope.
Each week our Arts.21 reporters scour Germany's cultural scene and present you with a selection of their best finds.
He's turning 80, but he's just as active as ever. Woody Allen remains the filmmaker who will never grow up. Here's a look back at what makes his movies so delightful.
The world's best-known cheeky redhead is turning 70. Astrid Lindgren's creation, Pippi Longstocking, has been a role model for decades, but how much longer will she survive?
In our Melting Pop series, PopXport introduces artists from Germany whose families come from all over the world. This time we meet Blumio, a Düsseldorf rapper with Japanese roots.
Hidden chambers adjoining King Tut's mausoleum promise exciting archaeological finds. What they conceal remains a mystery. Nicholas Reeves believes it's the mysterious queen Nefertiti - and others don't.
Two freerunners compete to see who can bend physical laws and dimensions more. They climb the walls and grow and shrink faster than Alice in Wonderland. This is parkour for the eyes.
Why is one joke hilariously funny when others fall totally flat? Why do people tell jokes at all? An Oxford University professor tells DW about social grooming and what makes the perfect joke.