Once a month, the Deutsche Oper in Berlin is transformed from opera venue to playground. It’s all part of the "baby concerts”, where parents can bring their tots in to enjoy a half-hour classical concert.
A child violin prodigy, Yehudi Menuhin went on to boost morale in World War II, campaign for equality and earn praise from Albert Einstein. The great violinist died 17 years ago, but his legacy lives on.
Hardly any other musician has been the source of so many thought-inspiring quotes. Here are some of Nikolaus Harnoncourt's notable sayings - and those of others about him.
Conductor Kent Nagano tells DW why opera is relevant to you, and which hot-button topics are on this season's program in Hamburg. From Munich, he's now at the help in a city plagued by a delayed concert hall project.
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