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.
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.
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 film "The Keeper" tells the story of Bert Trautmann, a German prisoner of war who became a football legend in England. He literally broke his neck to secure Manchester City's FA Cup Final victory in 1956.
The Leipzig Book Fair is attracting more and more international exhibitors. What draws them here? What books have they brought? What are the big issues this year? Who's being celebrated? And -- most importantly -- how is the book industry doing?
Currently touring New Zealand, the Russian feminist punk group had a performance planned in Christchurch on Friday. The band is also banned from entering Brazil, which was the next stop on their international tour.
In 2022, the international art show held every five years in Kassel will be curated by a collective of artists from Indonesia. The German press is already questioning whether the group is up to the monumental task.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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