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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 5m. Bisher sind 53 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 hours 6 minutes

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A master builder with a mission


Award-winning German architect Anna Heringer’s vision is to improve the world with architecture. She uses natural construction materials and is causing a worldwide sensation with her earthen buildings.


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   4m
 
 

Berlin: Back to the Diaspora


Berlin's colorful, diverse, queer culture attracts many people of Jewish faith —especially from Israel. They often belong to the third generation of Shoah survivors. How do they deal with trauma?


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 2021-02-20  7m
 
 

Embracing diversity and novelty


A rabbi who defies clichés and a film that shakes things up. The new Jewish generation in Germany is quick-witted and self-confident. They're putting an end to a culture of remembrance that fails to embrace the present.


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 2021-02-20  3m
 
 

Percussionists love Alondra de la Parra


Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra has definitely got rhythm. She’s rehearsing film music from her native country with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. In the process, she’s found out what drumming & badminton have to do with each other.   


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 2021-01-24  4m
 
 

First-rate classical music, a click away


For over a year now, “DW Classical Music” on YouTube has delighted classical musical fans from all over the world. With both short clips and in-depth documentaries, viewers can experience stunning moments with award-winning musicians thanks to DW. 


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 2021-01-23  1m
 
 

Mozart y Mambo: Reunion in Havana


A year after her passion project “Mozart y Mambo”, Sarah Willis took another trip to Cuba. A currency reform and the corona pandemic have meant difficult times for the Cuban people. But Mozart and Salsa are helping musicians through the crisis. 


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 2021-01-23  6m
 
 

Mozart y Mambo: Reunion in Havana


A year after her passion project "Mozart y Mambo”, Sarah Willis took another trip to Cuba. A currency reform and the corona pandemic have meant difficult times for the Cuban people. But Mozart and Salsa are helping musicians through the crisis.


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 2021-01-23  6m
 
 

Till Brönner and the lockdown blues


House concerts and absence from the stage. Acclaimed jazz trumpeter Till Brönner is one of many artists who have been affected. Instead of relaxed rhythms he’s now striking sharp chords, as a mouthpiece of the cultural scene. A conversation.


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 2020-12-22  6m
 
 

Beethoven and Nature: Indian Musician Ricky Kej


Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, also known as the Pastoral, has inspired artists the world over. DW travels to India, where film composer and Grammy winner Ricky Kej uses unconventional musical projects to advocate for environmental protection.


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 2020-12-13  3m
 
 

Frankfurt Book Fair goes virtual


The Frankfurt Book Fair is the most important event in the international book industry. The 2020 fair will take place online, leaving the event’s large halls empty. How will that work? Arts.21 interviews the fair’s director Juergen Boos.


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 2020-10-15  3m