The small Austrian town of Erl is on the border to Bavaria. The new concert hall can seat more than eight hundred people and has the world’s largest orchestra pit.
The Bachfest in Leipzig is a mecca for devotees of Johann Sebastian Bach. In this week's show, we take you to the opening concert of the most recent edition of the festival.
In Eastern Germany's Halle, a team of scientists is producing antibodies from tobacco plants.
The Gewandhaus concert hall, the annual book fair, and Auerbachs Keller: Leipzig has no shortage of cultural and culinary attractions. The city also has a fascinating past for visitors to delve into.
Bonn's annual Beethovenfest launches a month-long program of 60 concerts with a period performance - and without Beethoven. The composer's works, played by some of the world's greatest musicians, are yet to come.
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