German-Japanese violinist Midori Seiler is one of the world's best performers of baroque music. Her renditions of the works of the masters, especially Johann Sebastian Bach, are powerful and elegant.
Despite the sedate-sounding theme of this year's festival, "Cycles" is a true sensation for those who love the music of Johann Sebastian Bach — particularly the inexhaustible fans of his work.
With almost 80,000 visitors, the Bachfest in Leipzig has once again broken its attendance record. Director Michael Maul talked to DW about the recipe behind this extraordinary success.
The close connection beteween church reformer Martin Luther and Baroque composer JS Bach is being explored at this year's Bachfest. The event opened with a work intended to bring peace to a world frought with terrorism.
Michael Myers is one of the horror genre's most legendary characters. No Halloween party is complete without a Myers mask. No big anniversary without a new film. Director John Carpenter kicked the series off in 1978. 40 years on Myers is back again.
DW presents the definitive list of 100 German must-read novels that have been translated into English. These major works of 20th and 21st century literature have profoundly shaped how readers view Germany.
A concert venue in eastern Germany has blocked leftist punk band Feine Sahne Fischfilet from performing over fears they could incite far-right protesters. Critics have called the decision an assault on artistic freedom.
When did humans start fighting wars? Is war part of human nature and, therefore, inevitable? A new exhibition at a Vienna provides vital archaeological perspectives on an age-old question.
Now performing in Berlin, the South Korean Bangtan Boys, or BTS, with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, not only top worldwide album charts, but also social media trends. What's behind the K-Pop craze?
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