Rose Festival Concerts
June 23 – 24, 2017
The Baden-Baden Philharmonic will perform works by Mozart, Carla Maria von Weber and Johann Strauss in the center of the Rose Garden. This is also the highlight of the 65th International Competition for the New Rose Varieties, which takes place during the entire month of June.
Baden-Baden Summer Nights
June 29 – July 2, 2017
Baden-Baden is once again the place to meet for the annual Summer Nights, with culinary and musical highlights. A large open-air party will be held in front of the illuminated Kurhaus and casino. There will be gourmet food stands and live music from the open-air concert stage.
June 3, 2017
Wagner’s Rheingold, the preliminary evening of the Ring, merges opera and symphony and never loses sight of Beethoven’s Ninth.
June 16, 2017
Rhythm & Blues: The Night of the Saxophones reloaded will be held in front of the Kurhaus.
June 26, 2017
The Pet Shop Boys
This is the most successful English pop duo in musical history, according to the "Guinness Book of World Records."
July 7, 2017
La Clemenzia di Tito
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor, Chamber Orchestra of Europe
The Clemency of Titus was Mozart’s most popular opera alongside The Magic Flute in the 19th century. Once again, the Festspielhaus has assembled the best Mozart voices of our time, together with Rolando Villazón, who is guaranteed to put his unique stamp on the performances.
July 15, 2017
María Pagés Company
“Yo, Carmen” is a new choreography by María Pagés; music by Bizet, de Yradier, Levaniegos and others. María Pagé combines classical ballet with traditional flamenco. The sensuality of Pagés’ choreographies have catapulted her to the top of the Spanish ballet scene.
July 20 & 23, 2017
Tschaikowsky: Eugen Onegin
A lyric opera in three acts, based on the novel of the same name by Alexander Pushkin.
For detailed program information please click: www.festspielhaus.de
Philharmonic Castle Concerts
July 7 - 8, 2017
The historic castle Neuweier will be the backdrop for this year's 10th anniversary of the Philharmonic Castle concerts. This romantic castle with its intimate courtyard is the most perfect location to be entertained by the Baden-Baden Philharmonic with the best of classical music. The illuminated scenery with views of the surrounding vineyards and a colorful musical repertoire of well-known composers will add to a very special occasion. Prior to the concerts the nearby restaurants located in the vineyards offer their guests culinary specialties.
International Oldtimer Meeting
July 7 - 9, 2017
At this year’s annual Oldtimer meeting you will find a bustling and nostalgic garden party between Kurhaus and Lichtentaler Allee with over 300 sparkling chrome classic cars in the spotlight. Baden-Baden has been the meeting place for classic car friends and automobile enthusiasts from all over Europe since 1976.
International Horse Racing –
Great Festival Week
August 26 – September 3, 2017
A magical atmosphere, neck-on-neck racing, nail-biting suspense, and the most glamorous and craziest hats you’ve ever seen!
That’s what awaits you the next time you visit the international racecourse in Iffezheim. Each year, you have three chances to join other race-goers in experiencing the heart-beating thrill of international horse racing.Three times a year, everyone in the horse racing world is focused on Baden-Baden. The racing calendar starts with the Spring Meeting (end of May/start of June), followed by the Grand Festival Week (end of August/start of September) and rounded off by the Sales & Racing Festival (October).
For further details please click: www.baden-racing.com
The Museum Frieder Burda
July 8 – November 2017
This Canadian artist has about 20 monumental photo light boxes from 2004 to the present on exhibit.
The only privately owned Fabergé Museum in the world – open year around – has a full display of more than 700 items by Carl Fabergé, including two Imperial Easter eggs and the “birch-egg,” which was created for the 1917 Easter Celebration.