16.04.15 | 02:15 - 03:00 UTC, 16.04.15 | 05:15 - 06:00 UTC
Max Richter is one of the most celebrated and most prolific composers on the contemporary scene. He composes concert music, operas, ballets, theatre and television scores and has released a series of acclaimed solo albums. His most famous work is possibly the score for Waltz With Bashir. His most recent accomplishment has been to re-compose Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.
Giovanni Frazzetto from the Italian island of Sicily first came to Germany to study for a PhD in Heidelberg. He has done extensive work on the relationship between science, society and culture and is author of the popular science book "How We Feel?".
Botanist Sarah Darwin Vogel did her PhD on the genetics of tomatoes on the Pacific Ocean Galapagos islands made famous by her Great Great Grandfather Charles Darwin. She's married to German botanist Johannes Vogel, Director of Berlin's Natural History Museum and has two children. The secret lives of plants, why nightingales prefer German parks, the blue-footed booby and much more.
Our guest in this edition is Russian, but left the Soviet Union in 1985 to come to live and work in Germany. Genia Chef is an artist with a virtuoso technique which has enabled him to work almost exclusively as a painter in a number of different styles throughout his career.
Exploring the unique perspectives of people who have come to Germany to live and work.
Having spent most of his life as a musician being interviewed by journalists, Robin Merrill finds it fascinating to stand on the other side of the microphone and present Insight Germany.