Christian Mokschan originally wanted to be a professional pianist. Instead of performing in public, however, he decided to focus on the art of making the instrument. Today he works for the renowned Steingraeber & Söhne company in Bayreuth.
In his lifetime, C.P.E. Bach was more famous than his father, Johann Sebastian Bach. His music continued to influence composers for generations to follow.
Internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang is an advocate for the United Nations' Global Education First Initiative, which has just marked its first anniversary. He tells DW why he places such a high value on education.
Davide Martello was on a world tour with his custom-built electric piano when he found himself on Taksim Square. Now he's become the soundtrack for Turkish protestors and has continued his tour with a new message: peace.
Verdi is almost peerless when it comes to Italian composers. The world honors his rich musical legacy this week in conjunction with the master composer's 200th birthday.
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