Joana Mallwitz of the Theater Erfurt is a conductor, a pianist and one of Germany's youngest general music directors. She says her keys to success are individuality and the right body language.
Descriptions of pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim tend toward the superlative. The celebrated maestro is also a public relations mastermind who puts music in the service of a higher goal.
One of the first internationally successful female conductors explains how working in Germany can be initially frustrating but very rewarding in the long term - and why so few German women conductors have emerged.
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.
There is a long list of directors who have tried their hand at telling the story of Mary, Queen of Scots. It's a classic tale that hasn't lost its appeal.
Libraries have existed for more than 4,000 years. They may resemble a ballroom or a UFO, but no matter what they look like, they are great places to delve into books.
Barrie Kosky loves entertainment and great opera. He seems to have a golden touch - even triumphing at the Bayreuth Festival. We celebrate the cult director and Berliner-by-choice with a special edition of Arts.21.
During World War II, some 600,000 paintings were stolen or displaced. Guidelines were established 20 years ago in order to return looted works to their rightful owners, but thousands are still missing.
If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful photos, you need effective tools for image editing. DW Digital is testing the most popular apps .This week: "Polarr"
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