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News from the classical music scene

Even when most of us enjoy a summer break, many artists are busier at music and opera festivals than at any other time of the year. We can experience artists such as Christiane Karg, Matthias Goerne and Anja Kampe live at the Bayreuth or Salzburg Festivals. In this Klassikcast we also hear what they have to say about it. Let yourself be inspired by both current and past interpretations of vocal music and enjoy a fresh summer wind from German Brass' latest album.


Future Perfect

Stories of pioneers

The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.

Museum of the Future Goethe-Institut | Aarushi Surana

Museum of the Future
Redefining public spaces

What is the role of the museum in the society today? In its project “Museum of the Future” the Goethe-Institut India invites academics, museum professionals and other experts from Germany and India to discuss the new role of the museum.

Social Translating

Literary Translation
The Social Translating Project

The Social Translating Project is testing a new social practice for literary translation. Ten translators from Asia are translating the German novel „Die Welt im Rücken“ by Thomas Melle into their respective native languages. During the process, they meet in a closed digital forum and work on their translations by interacting with one another and engaging in a close discourse with the author.