Eröffnung: Bayreuther Festspiele

Am 25. Juli 2015 begannen die 104. Bayreuther Festspiele mit der Neuinszenierung von Richard Wagners Liebesdrama <i>Tristan und Isolde</i>. more more

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Say it loud – it's Schiller and it's proud

Monday 9 May, 2005

Germany's national poet and dramatist, Friedrich Schiller, died 200 years ago today. Since then he has been adulated by generations of Germans. Both the Nazis and the East German communist regime celebrated him as one of their own. But what relevance does Schiller have today? By George Steiner
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