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Germany: Bayreuth's Young Artists Festival

2013 marks the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth, and the established classical music world is congregating in the composer's home town of Bayreuth. But amidst the anniversary celebrations, the city is also hosting another major event - its annual Young Artists Festival.

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This event features classical musicians from 34 different countries performing some 90 concerts and is actually a year older than the Wagner Festival, having been founded in 1950. The idea is to bring together people from various countries and walks of life. We stop by for a listen.