Beethoven‘s Ninth Symphony is one of the world’s most recognizable. Recently, star conductor Yutaka Sado presented it in St. Pölten, Austria, with 500 amateur singers.
Prison camp, illness, unrequited love — music that endures over decades and centuries often emerges from difficult situations. These composers turned their personal experiences into symphonies, sonatas and concertos.
A composer like Ludwig van Beethoven towers over others, but even that singular genius didn't come out of the blue. A look at the musical environment that brought forth the iconic musician — and cherished his memory.
Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is one of the best-known musical compositions in the world. The documentary film “Dancing Beethoven” shows how this masterpiece was turned into a ballet.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
Inger-Maria Mahlke's novel about Tenerife, as both a place of longing and a microcosm, has won the German Book Prize 2018. It's a journey through time and space, through the personal and the political.
The Bangtan Boys came from South Korea and took Germany's capital by storm. Days before the two planned concerts, the boy band's fans were camping in front of the venues in Berlin. What's behind the K-pop phenomenon?
Visual art is probably something you don't typically associate with people who are visually impaired. But South Korean sculpturer Goh Hong-seok might defy your expectations. The legally blind artist makes enormous and complex installations with a material that might also blow your mind. Reporter Jason Strother met Goh at his studio just outside Seoul.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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