Classical music open-air concerts are becoming ever more popular in Germany. Last weekend saw several internationally renowned stars such as Anna Netrebko and Jonas Kaufmann perform classical highlights in Munich.
German-Iranian film composer Ramin Djawadi is behind the hit soundtracks for Game of Thrones and is currently conducting the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience during a sellout European tour. He spoke here with DW.
Bayern Munich face an uphill battle to qualify for their first Champions League final since 2013, after a 2-1 home loss to Real Madrid. Goals from Marcelo and Marco Asensio carried Real to the win in a low-quality game.
On a trip just north of Munich, Bayern sealed their latest Bundesliga title. After a slow start, it was plain sailing for Jupp Heynckes' men as Bundesliga title number 27 was secured.
There is new management and a new version of Hofmannsthal's "Everyman." With some big changes in store, it looks like the Salzburg Festival - a celebration of opera, theater and music - is at the start of a new era.
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