Romantic music, scary music, relaxing music - music affects us all in one way or another, and is apparently very good for us! Sarah Willis finds out how and why with the help of music physiologist Eckart Altenmüller.
How did Mozart come to include Hungarian folk music in his compositions? After a rehearsal with the Concerto Budapest Symphonic Orchestra, Alondra de la Parra asks an expert: Hungarian violinist Barnabás Kelemen.
Classical is alive and well, is the message of Germany's major awards ceremony, the ECHO Klassik. For those bemoaning the "same olds," there were some moving moments this year - also for DW.
Sarah revisits some of her favorite "non-classical" music featured on Sarah's Music so far. Instead of Beethoven, Mozart and Bach you will find jazz, gospel, house and musicals performed by the world's very best!
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.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
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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