At his concerts, Italian pianist Marino Formenti asks for his audience‘s creative input. They can request pieces, play along or lay down underneath the grand piano to have a whole new hearing experience.
What music did Beethoven play as a youth? What saved him from suicide? "Fate" is not only in the subtitle to the Fifth Symphony — it's also the motto for this year's Beethovenfest.
Berlin's cultural life flourishes lushly like a jungle, says columnist Gero Schliess. Searching for the extraordinary, he was able to find some Bach, Nijinsky and Versace — all in one week.
KINO brings you excerpts from Romy Schneider's best films, including A Simple Story by Claude Sautet, The Swimming Pool by Jacques Deray and That Most Important Thing: Love by Andrzej Zulawski and explains why these films were so important for the actress.
Language takes center stage in the six novels selected for Britain's most prestigious literary award, now in its 50th year. The shortlisted works tell diverse stories, from a slave escape in Barbados to post-war PTSD.
The first anniversary of #Me Too, and the 100th of women's suffrage in Germany. But what role do women play in the German music industry? Why aren't there more women in the charts? Our series begins with singer Lary.
The damaged cabin of the spectacular new Zugspitz cable car during an emergency exercise last week could be salvaged. However, for safety reasons, the cable car will have to stand still for a longer period of time.
Johann Sebastian Bach's much loved Chaconne for solo violin is performed at the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin - in more ways than one. Sarah Willis explores this famous piece with the world class musicians performing it.
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