German Consulate New York
On this website you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in the Tri-State-Area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany, German newspapers and broadcasts as well as our Event Calendar. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Jun 14, 2013
Hans Ephraimson-Abt was honored for his extraordinary life’s work of supporting families of air crash victims. On behalf of President Joachim Gauck, Consul General Busso von Alvensleben presented the ...
Jun 14, 2013
Marjorie B. Tiven, the Commissioner of the New York City Commission for the United Nations, Consular Corps and Protocol, paid a visit to the Johann Gottfried Herder High School in Berlin on June 3rd, ...
Jun 11, 2013
In memory of the Jewish artist and Holocaust survivor David Friedman(n), the artist’s daughter, Miriam Friedman Morris, organized an exhibition of his works called Painting to Survive: The Work of David Friedman at the German Consulate General on June 6, 2013. Many of Friedman’s works were lost, looted or destroyed during World War II. Ms. Morris has dedicated her life to recovering her father’s artistic legacy and making it available to the public together with her father’s Holocaust art series, Because they Were Jews!
Jun 8, 2013
Thirty-five German Honorary Consuls in the USA, Canada and Bermuda took time out of their busy schedules to get an up-to-date and first-hand impression of Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, and Berlin.
Jun 6, 2013
New York Philharmonic members Anna Rabinova, Kim Laskoswki, and their guest, Leon Livshin performed a concert of seldom-heard chamber music at the German House on June 4th. Violinist Anna Rabinova particularly captured the audience’s attention with an impressive rendition of Brahms’ sumptuous Sonata no. 2, while bassoonist Kim Laskowski shone in chamber pieces by Couperin and Paganini. Pianist Leon Livshin offered skillful and sensitive accompaniment throughout the night.
May 31, 2013
German actress and Hannah Arendt star Barbara Sukowa was awarded the Order of Merit of Bavaria, presented to her by the German Consul General Busso von Alvensleben in New York on May 28, 2013. Though Ms. Sukowa is known throughout the world, she has always worked closely with Bavarian writers, directors, and productions, winning numerous awards for her film and stage work throughout her career.
May 24, 2013
The German Consulate General hosted a concert featuring pianist Philip Edward Fisher and soprano Emily Langford on the occasion of German composer Richard Wagner’s 200th birthday on May 22. The duo performed Wagnerian songs and arias, several works by Richard Strauss, and pieces from Franz Liszt’s piano transcriptions of Tannhauser and Tristan and Isolde, two of Wagner’s major operas, to a full auditorium. The program was complied and coordinated by David Winkler, Executive / Artistic Director of Chamber Players International.
May 16, 2013
“Edge Stories”, a new photography exhibition by Israeli-born artist Adi Shniderman, opened to a well attended reception at the German House on May 14. Shniderman provided photographs for the Consulate’s recent “German Walks” brochure, which highlights German heritage sites throughout Manhattan. For “Edge Stories”, Shniderman revisited the sites and took a new, more personal set of photographs which explore the ways in which we experience and interact with cities
May 9, 2013
On his lecture tour along the East Coast Rafael Seligmann, editor of the newspaper The Jewish Voice from Germany, was guest of the Consulate General on Monday, May 6, 2013. In a panel talk and discussion moderated by David G. Marwell, Director of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, he discussed the renaissance of Jewish life in Germany and the challenges and opportunities for the Jewish community in Germany before a large and interested audience.
May 1, 2013
German artist Barbara Andres-Schucht’s dream came true when she learned that she would show her latest works in a solo show in a Manhattan Midtown gallery. Around 30 of her very bright and expressive female nudes and portraits of women were on display at Green Gallery on West 43rd Street for a one night show on Thursday, April 25th. Andres-Schucht also met with the German Consulate web team to discuss her work and inspiration during her visit to New York
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