Every opera and every concert comes with its own story. We want to share these stories with you by providing background information on the stars and the works, and to keep you up to date on any changes to the programme or the cast. If an artist has just added a new piece to the programme, we will tell you about it here!


Monday 19 Jan 2015

A Rose for the Gentleman

Happy Birthday, Sir Simon! The principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra is celebrating its 60th birthday today. This year ...


Thursday 11 Dec 2014

The Enchanting Disney Classic

The return of a milestone in movie history – not to a cinema near you, but to the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden ...

Schwanensee | Kondaurova © N. Razina

Monday 8 Dec 2014

A City Afloat with Magic

Floating swans, sorcerers fighting princes – while audiences are spell-bound by the magic of this festive season. In the Russian ...


Friday 5 Dec 2014

High Above the Vale of Tears

To mark the occasion, Andris Nelsons is going to conduct Joseph Haydn’s “’Surprise’ Symphony” and the “Alpine Symphony” by Richard ...


Thursday 20 Nov 2014

Siurina becomes Julia

Winter is coming after all and unfortunately even the world’s most famous lovers are not immune to seasonal health risks. ...

Elina Garanca © Paul Schimhofer

Friday 14 Nov 2014

The Sound of Autumn

From 22 to 30 November 2014, the Autumn Festival will transform Baden-Baden into a soundscape every bit as colourful as ...


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