As the final note drifted away after the inaugural concert in Berlin’s striking new Pierre Boulez Hall last Saturday, renowned pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim invited legendary architect Frank Gehry onto the stage.
Masks, jewelry and statues – how did items from the colonial era find their way to Germany? The director of the Linden ethnological museum in Stuttgart shares her insight in an interview with Deutsche Welle.
The Vienna State Opera House is rolling out the red carpet for the 5,000 guests expected to attend Wednesday’s Opera Ball.
The 67th Berlinale, Berlin’s international film festival, opened with a star-studded gala and talk from film artists about politics and resistance.
Photo: Maggie Gyllenhaal in a pink gown.
Just before the premiere of his new movie at the Berlinale, actor Richard Gere met with Angela Merkel in the Chancellery. They discussed the situation in Tibet – and perhaps mentioned a certain US president, too.
Further proof that World War II and NS artifacts are on fire in the collectors world, a watercolor painted by Adolf Hitler before he became Germany’s Führer sold at auction for $35,235, three times the winning bid of an original Picasso drawing.
Hamburg’s spectacular new Elbphilharmonie concert hall finally hosted its first concert on Wednesday night, several years behind schedule and far over the original budget.
Germans may not believe that the versions of their language spoken in Namibia, Mexico and Romania are standards. The creator of an expanded German dictionary says they are – and he explains why.
The works created by Gregor Schneider, winner of the Golden Lion in 2001, are eerily disturbing. They can now be experienced at an exhibition in Bonn called “Wall Before Wall.”
An annual study of English proficiency worldwide shows that Germany has made it back into the global top ten. But which Germans have best mastered the language of the Bard?