The Festspielhaus Baden-Baden is Germany’s largest opera and concert house, with a 2,500 seat capacity.
The building was originally built in 1904 as Baden-Baden central railway station. This building replaced the original railway station which was constructed in 1845 as a part of branchline which connecting Baden-Baden station in the western outskirt and the city center. The building served as a railway station for several decades until the closure of the branchline in 1977.
Baden-Baden 2014: Puccini: Manon Lescaut (2014)
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini, from the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2014. Directed by János Darvas, conductor Sir Simon Rattle. Starring Philharmonia Choir Vienna, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Lester Lynch, Massimo Giordano, Liang Li, Bogdan Mihai, Reinhard Dorn, Magdalena Kožená, Kresimir Spicer, Arth...
Baden-Baden: Boito: Mefistofele (2016)
Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito, from Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2016. Directed by Nele Münchmeyer, conductor Stefan Soltesz. Starring Erwin Schrott (Mefistofele), Charles Castronovo (Faust), Angel Joy Blue (Elena), Alex Penda (Margherita), Jana Kurucová (Marta), Bror Magnus Tødenes (Wagner), Luciana...
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, from Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2017. Directed by Andreas Morell, conductor Sir Simon Rattle. Starring Kristine Opolais (Floria Tosca), Marcelo Álvarez (Mario Cavaradossi), Marco Vratogna (Baron Scarpia), Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Cesare Angelotti), Peter Rose (Il Sagrestano...
L'elisir d'amore (2012)
L'elisir d'amore by G. Donizetti from Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, performed at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden / Baden-Baden Festival Hall, 2012. Directed by Rolando Villazón, conductor Pablo Heras-Casado. Starring Miah Persson, Rolando Villazón, Roman Trekel, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo and Regula Mühlemann.
W.A. Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, Baden-Baden (2013)
Die Zauberflöte by W. A. Mozart from Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, performed at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden / Baden-Baden Festival Hall, 2013. Directed by Robert Carsen, conductor Simon Rattle. Starring Pavol Breslik, Michael Nagy, Kate Royal, Ana Durlovski, Dimitry Ivashchenko, Regula Mühlemann, Jame...