After seven years of renovation work, Berlin's State Opera has finally re-opened. To mark the occasion, general music director Daniel Barenboim conducted a series of special concerts.
Two centuries after her birth, the composer, critic, impresario, pianist, celebrity, mother and Robert Schumann's wife — and not necessarily in that order — is recognized as a 19th century power woman.
A young conductor on the way up, and yet another musician from the small country of Finland to rock the world of classical music: Santtu Matias Rouvali just had his first performance with the Berlin Philharmonic.
Described as a ray of light in a politically and socially torn country, the George Enescu Festival is also giving its first-ever guest performance in Berlin this season.
At age 50, is one getting on in years? Not the National Youth Orchestra of Germany. To celebrate its first half century, Germany's youngest orchestra went on tour in its anniversary year, 2019. Here's the downbeat.
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