In: Recommendations

25 NovYou don’t tell the age of a lady….


The Grande Dame des Rhythm and Blues celebrates a round birthday. Of course we won’t tell you what she’s like. We…

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22 NovViennese Ronacher Theater: CATS – A legend returns!


The German-language premiere took place directly after London and New York in Vienna and ran for seven years without interruption. And…

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22 NovPatron saint of musicians: Saint Cecilia of Rome


According to ecclesiastical tradition, Saint Cecilia (Ceacilia) was a virgin and martyr who lived in Rome in the 3rd century and…

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20 NovVienna was celebrating, while a drama ended in Stalingrad.


On November 19, 1942, the Russians began a pincer-shaped large-scale offensive in Stalingrad in the northwest and south of the city….

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20 NovLeopold Mozart: strict father or brilliant pedagogue?


On November 14th, Leopold Mozart’s 300th birthday was celebrated. For a long time, the father of Nannerl and Wolfgang was portrayed…

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22 SepThe first circumnavigation of the world started 500 years ago with Christ and cannons.


With Magellan as General Captain, five ships set sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda on 20 September 1519. He and his crew…

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20 SepAlexander von Humboldt – World Citizen and Universal Genius


The most dangerous of all worldviews is the worldview of people who have not looked at the world This year marks…

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19 AugWarlord or war criminal?


Napoleon Bonaparte was born 250 years ago. Napoleon was a genius warlord and guardian of the legacy of the French Revolution…

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28 JulThe Wind of Change – when the iron curtain fell


“Wind of Change” is the title of a rock ballad by the Scorpions that was composed and written by Scorpions singer…

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28 JulThe Devil’s World Domination – 80 Years of World War II


On September 1, 1939, Hitler reported, “Since 5:45 a.m., the gun is now being fired back! And from now on bomb…

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