Osterfestspiele Baden-Baden 2023

In April 2023, the Berliner Philharmoniker will move to their second home: the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, where the Easter festival will take place. The opera production on the programme with Kirill Petrenko is Richard Strauss' psychologically multi-layered, sound-swallowing “Die Frau ohne Schatten”.

31 Mar 2023

Driving a truck through the Middle Ages

Wolfgang Koch sings Barak in “Die Frau ohne Schatten”

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29 Mar 2023

Fantastic creatures

Little birdie, falcon, spirit messenger: behind the scenes at the rehearsals for “Die Frau ohne Schatten”

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28 Mar 2023

Leitmotifs #3

In the third part of our leitmotifs series, we accompany Raphael Haeger to the percussion room.

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24 Mar 2023

Leitmotifs #1

In search of the leitmotifs in Die Frau ohne Schatten, solo cellist Ludwig Quandt takes us into the second act.

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Gustav Klimt: The Three Ages of the Woman (Le tre età della donna), cropped
(Photo: Sailko, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons)

23 Mar 2023

“The Woman without a shadow”: What is it about?

The plot of Richard Strauss' Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman without a shadow) is considered to be as fabulous as it…

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22 Mar 2023

Leitmotifs #2

In the second part of our leitmotifs series, solo bassoonist Stefan Schweigert explains the motif of the Dyer’s Wife in 

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Lydia Steier Porträt (c) Daniel SchreiberLydia Steier
(Photo: Daniel_Schreiber)

21 Mar 2023

Endurance sports with Strauss

Lydia Steier directs Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Baden-Baden Easter Festival. A portrait.

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10 Mar 2023

The Grandest of Opera: 10 years of Baden-Baden

The 2023 Easter Festival presents a splendid programme of opera performances, symphony concerts and chamber music.

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