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Why 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 beloved 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
 
 

Multicultural Weimar


The scientist Ruweida Aljabali helps refugees, Luka Mukavele teaches African music, and the artist Farzane Vaziritabar draws Nietzsche cartoons. Today’s Weimar is creative and international!


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 2020-08-30  5m
 
 

Goethe Medal 2020: Elvira Espejo Ayca


Whether building bridges between Latin America and Europe, or between modern Bolivia and its indigenous history — Elvira Espejo Ayca is in her element. Her road to becoming an artist, author, musician and weaver was long and stony.


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 2020-08-30  4m
 
 

Goethe Medal 2020: Zukiswa Wanner


South African writer and publisher Zukiswa Wanner is a savvy networker. During the lockdown in Nairobi, she started a pan-African literary festival. She's a citizen of the world and a role model for an entire generation.


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 2020-08-30  4m