Die Berliner Philharmoniker

english text -> Zirkus Karajani Von Greta Brentano Hin und wieder lese ich, die Berliner Philharmoniker hätten eine Symphonie „in Perfektion“ dargeboten.  Solch falsches Lob klingt für mich wie eine Beleidigung aus Unverstand. Da erscheint mir der Berliner Volksmund sachkundiger, wenn er beim Eröffnungskonzert 1963  – mit mildem aber zutreffendem Spott  – die Berliner Philharmonie…

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The Berliner Philharmoniker

deutscher text -> Circus Karajani By Greta Brentano Now and then, I read that the Berliner Philharmoniker philharmonic orchestra has supposedly presented a symphony “perfectly.” Such false praise sounds to me like an insult based on lack of judgment. To me, Berlin vernacular appears to be better informed in this case, having described the Berliner…

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Brilliant beasts – the Vikings

deutscher text -> The Viking exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin until January 4, 2015   Brilliant beasts – the Vikings by Greta Brentano The MARTIN-GROPIUS-BAU museum in Berlin is attracting people to its exhibition with “spectacular excavation finds” which are being exhibited in public for the first time along with a 37-meter-long reconstruction of a…

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