In the Interview: Opera Director Katharina Wagner
9.2012 DW Wagner 200 Katharina Wagner
Porcelain in Germany has been invented in Saxony, but it was in Thuringia 200 years ago that it was brought to the masses. These traditions will be celebrated this weekend with the "Day of the Thuringia Porcelain".
"Before one can portray something, one must be it," Beethoven once said. That may sound anachronistic, but Beethovenfest director Nike Wagner seems to take it seriously. This year's festival program is all about change.
A good monarch, or a villain? The sensational discovery of the remains of Richard III under a parking lot in Leicester and his reburial have sparked heated debates about the king's reputation. Why?