Hauschka, alias Volker Bertelman, is a pianist from Düsseldorf. He tosses all kinds of things into his piano to produce unusual sound effects.
Commissioned by DW, the young star composer Bohdan Sehin composed a work for the Beethovenfest that revisits the rich folklore of Galicia, the historical region surrounding Lviv.
One of the 20th century's greats, the 85-year-old Austrian pianist makes ears perk up even after the end of his concert career. Now he's being recognized for his lifetime achievement by Germany's ECHO Klassik.
Aeham Ahmad became famous after playing piano in the ruined streets of Yarmouk Camp in Syria. The 28-year-old Palestinian pianist from Syria lives in Germany now. We met him at the DW Global Media Forum and he answered some questions, but without using words.
Samantha Montgomery spends her days working as an elder-care worker and her nights posting videos of herself singing on YouTube. When the Israeli mashup video artist Kutiman samples her singing, "Princess Shaw" becomes a viral sensation.
Nick Cave is a musician, actor, filmmaker, and poet. Now he’s a comic book hero, too. Reinhard Kleist's latest graphic novel is "Nick Cave - Mercy On Me".
Take part in our quiz, and win great CDs! We'll play a cover version of a German hit. Just answer the following question:
He was the first African-American staff journalist at "Life" magazine. Despite segregation laws, Gordon Parks always expected his subjects to meet him eye to eye. His pictures shed a unique light on mid-century America.
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
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