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Easter Festival 2017 #bpheaster

March 29, 2017

Baden-Baden says thank you for five years of the Easter Festival with the Berliner Philharmoniker – in stores in the city center starting today.

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March 28, 2017
The flowers are still in the Lauerhass Nursery, next week they can be seen in the city center. On April 5, the 2017 Easter Festival flower bags will be set up throughout Baden-Baden.

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Mr. Lauerhass and Mr. Brunsing flanked by Easter Festival flowers

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The flowers are still in the Lauerhass Nursery

 


March 27, 2017

An enormous heart in the Baden-Baden city center? What’s this all about? Find out in the chamber opera of the #OsterfestspieleLa tragédie de Carmen. Photos: Heta Multanen

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March 22, 2017

“For me, Tosca is a gift. I would count myself among the hardcore Tosca audience,” said Sir Simon Rattle during the Easter Festival press conference.

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Easter Festival press conference on the stage: (from left) Andreas Mölich-Zebhauser, Sir Simon Rattle, and Philipp Himmelmann


March 21, 2017

Spring, flowers, 2017 Easter Festival!
As in previous years, 64 small and 25 large flower bags will be set up throughout the city for the Easter Festival. In addition, 27 flower pots planted with forsythias will be arranged in front of Festival venues. This year the remaining flowers will harmonize with the Easter Festival’s “midnight blue” color scheme and will consist of wallflowers, forget-me-nots, tufted pansies, pansies, southern daisies, tulips, and buttercups. The city will be blooming with a total of around 38,000 plants in blue, white, and yellow.

Markus Brunsing from the Parks Department presents the 2017 Easter Festival color scheme


March 20, 2017

Tosca in numbers
On April 7, 2017  Tosca will be celebrating its premiere. Further performances will be staged on April 10, 13, and 17 at 6:00 PM. The church wall of the first act is very large, extending straight across the stage and measuring 12 meters high and 26 meters wide. In the second act, a part of it is raised upward – this part alone weighs as much as four cars. Around 40 technicians are responsible for its construction, which has already begun.


March 10, 2017

These stage sets weigh no less than four tons – as heavy as four sizeable cars! And in the second act, they simply disappear. Where do they end up? Find out at the TOSCA premiere on April 7, 2017.

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March 8, 2017

Opera on a grand scale! The Tosca stage set is being mounted…

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March 2, 2017

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Over 36,000 pansies, tufted pansies, wallflowers, southern daisies, and buttercups are already waiting to be planted. They can be seen in the colors of this year’s Easter Festival: midnight blue and star yellow.

 


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Puccini’s opera thriller Tosca will be the centerpiece of the Easter Festival with the Berliner Philharmoniker. The orchestra will once again be joined by prominent names, with soprano Kristine Opolais singing Puccini’s title role and Sir Simon Rattle conducting the opera along with several concerts. We’ll also be welcoming the new principal conductor designate of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Kirill Petrenko. The program will feature two violin concertos with Lisa Batiashvili and Pinchas Zukerman – the second under the baton of Zubin Mehta. The music festival of the Berliner Philharmoniker will also be showcasing Anne Sophie von Otter. This year, the traditional chamber opera at the Baden-Baden Theater will be La tragédie de Carmen, adapted from Georges Bizet. And like every year, the whole city will be transformed into a stage: master concerts featuring members of the Berliner Philharmoniker will be taking place in numerous venues throughout Baden-Baden.

HERE is our Easter Festival brochure to download

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