Singing cat meets outer space orchestra


More hands-on participation, more opera, and more involvement in schools: this is the threefold commitment announced by Artistic Director Andreas Mölich-Zebhauser on presenting the new Children’s Programs of the Festival Hall Baden-Baden for the 2017/2018 season. Participatory programs will be offered once again in the form of children’s music festivals. On the weekend, children and young people will have the opportunity to join with artists to stage their own productions. Things will get underway on November 23/24 with the next installment of the children’s theater journey Odyssee under the direction of Heidelberg theater educator Nelly Noack. January 7, 2018 marks the date of the “Peace!” singing festival, where classical meets pop – and young people can be in on the action. The big Children’s Play-Along Orchestra is already a classic in the Festival Hall Baden-Baden Children’s Programs. Children ages ten and up will once again have the opportunity to perform together with the symphony orchestra of the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe on June 23/24, 2018. This time around, the ad hoc orchestra’s musical journey will take them to outer space.

Along with exciting concerts, like a new musical version of the story Das kleine ICH BIN ICH with the Bamberger Sinfoniker, no fewer than two new children’s operas will be produced at the Festival Hall Baden-Baden. From November 18 to 20, the Katze Ivanka will set out on an adventure in the opera house. At the 2018 Easter Festival, the children’s opera Ritter Parsifal will receive its premiere in collaboration with the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation.