Julia Fischer is one of the leading violinists of her generation. The 30-year-old is a perfectionist - and also plays the piano. She joins us on Talking Germany to chat about life as a top musician.
Barely a week goes by without publication of a study that attempts to answer one burning question: how does the Internet affect the music business? The answer is not simple. (20.12.2013)
The German music scene is never short of surprises, and 2013 was no exception. Highlights from the last twelve months in the world of pop and rock. (20.12.2013)
It came without warning: fans and music critics alike were caught unawares by the release of Beyoncé's fifth studio album - on iTunes. The release forges new territory. (20.12.2013)
In Heimbach, a village in the mountains of western Germany, friends of German pianist and conductor Lars Vogt gather every summer in a historic power plant for the festival named "Tensions."
We'll hear some big-sounding chamber music this hour — from Gustav Mahler, of all people.
The French jazz violinist reportedly died of a heart attack after a concert. In a 40-year career he set new standards for the violin across musical genres and set up a school to teach improvisation in music.
KINO round-up of the favorites for this year’s German Film Prize. Fatih Akin’s Golden Globe winner "In the Fade" is the early frontrunner. But which movies could challenge it?
It is a story of love, loss, and self-deception involving a woman who claims to be Anastasia, daughter of Czar Nicolas II of Russia. In his latest graphic novel, Simon Schwartz again takes on a historical figure.
Hamburg band Kraus reviews 25 years of recent German history in a 33-minute song. It's called "Deine Kinder," or "Your Children" and it's been turned into a short film that played at this year's Berlinale.
Before his death at the age of 31, Keith Haring had made a name for himself in New York's pop scene for his use of seemingly simplistic drawings and biting political statements. His work is on display in Vienna.
Computer games are a matter of life and death — and everything in between. Every year thousands of new games compete for players' attention, but only a select few have really changed the gaming landscape over the years.
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