Brodie White loves to teach guitar and audio production to kids. But when the schools were closed, the 35-year-old had a lot of time on his hands, so he came up with a special lesson for his students: a hygiene rules rap. We found out more in today’s Amplified.
Michaela Tomberger lives in the scenic Austrian alpine town of Kitzbühel. The 47-year-old Austrian loves skiing, which ended early this year due to the pandemic. But a far more important part of her life is missing at the moment.
In this edition of Leitmotifs, opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg talks with conductor Donald Runnicles. He is the general musical director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and music director of the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson, Wyoming.
The three economists who authored the study predicted Berlin’s new airport might need at least 1.5 billion euros more in public funding until 2023 to avoid insolvency, findings that have been rejected by airport head Engelbert Lütke Daldrup.
Ida Sandberg lives in the Netherlands. Her job, which is offering roadside assistance to travelers in need, just got a lot tougher as some European countries plan to ease border restrictions next month without having figured out how best to do so. How is that affecting her own plans?
The coronavirus survey from the University of Mannheim found that less than half of Germans surveyed this month said they support the idea of schools and other institutions being shut. That’s down from 91% in March.
The manager of the Berlin Hotel and Restaurant Association urged members to strictly abide by hygiene guidelines, telling German news agency dpa it would be a “catastrophe” if opening restaurants leads to a rise in infections.
Guillermo Donato lives in Manerbio, a small town in the northern Lombardy region of Italy, which was the hardest hit by the coronavirus in the country. For months, it kept him from doing little other than enjoying his outdoor garden. But with some Italian restrictions now being lifted, the 48-year-old floral designer is slowly getting back to work. How does he think Italy will bear up after the first wave of the pandemic?