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Newsletter Archiv: Learning for Life

The newsletter informs about the activities of the Bertelsmann Stiftung to improve education and training opportunities for young people and adults.

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Singing Competition: NEUE STIMMEN 2015 - Numerous applications from around the world

Over 1,300 young talents have applied to participate in the 16th NEUE STIMMEN International Singing Competition. This year the preliminary auditions start in Japan and will be held worldwide - from Asia over Europe and Africa to South- and North-America and Australia.

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Prizewinners Concert: Taking a musical "winter's journey" with NEUE STIMMEN

Former prizewinners and participants in the NEUE STIMMEN International Singing Competition took their audience on a musical "winter's journey" Thursday evening in Berlin. Liz Mohn, vice-chair of the Bertelsmann Stiftung Executive Board, organized the event, which was held at the Bertelsmann Center in the heart of Germany's capital.  

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Positions from the project: Focusing on the child

A child-centered family policy must recognize the needs and interests of children and consider them when establishing the background conditions that affect families today. Such a family policy invests sufficiently and effectively in the wellbeing and education of all children. Because including children, getting them involved, taking them seriously, and giving them responsibility – that is what lays the foundation for a vibrant democracy.

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Singing Competition: NEUE STIMMEN 2015: Application process begins for young opera talents

Up-and-coming opera singers from around the world have until April 6, 2015, to apply to participate in the Bertelsmann Stiftung's NEUE STIMMEN International Singing Competition. The finals will be held from October 18 to 25, 2015, in Gütersloh, Germany.

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Creating Careers: Artistic networking for success

With “Neue Stimmen,” the Bertelsmann Stiftung opens up a great opportunity for talented young vocalists from across the world to realize their dream of a singing future.

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Concert: 2014 NEUE STIMMEN Lied Master Class comes to a successful conclusion

At the end of the final concert for the third NEUE STIMMEN Lied Master Class on Friday evening in Gütersloh Theater, the standing ovation said it all. Four young singers had given compelling performances, singing lieder by Franz Schubert and Richard Strauss.

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Competition: An Artistic Network

Young people with marvelous voices who want to devote their live to the music are everywhere in the world. But how to discover them? How to bring them to an opera house and foster their careers?

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NEUE STIMMEN - Creating Careers: A network for the success

With the NEUE STIMMEN the Bertelsmann Stiftung creates a big opportunity for young vocal talents from all other the world, to realize a future with a singing career. The competition and master classes aim for a sustain career development.

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Concert: Twelve singers on their way to an international career

After a week of intensive work in the 2014 NEUE STIMMEN Master Class twelve young opera talents gave an enthralling final concert of well-known and demanding opera melodies last Saturday in the Bertelsmann Stiftung's foyer.