A magical beginning: The Easter Festival in Baden-Baden

The year 2013 marked a turning point in the history of the Berliner Philharmoniker: Four decades after the founding of the Easter Festival, the orchestra transferred its very own spring residence from Salzburg to Baden-Baden. A new beginning with new artistic challenges in a new environment. Our documentary A magical beginning accompanies the Berliner Philharmoniker to the first Baden-Baden Easter Festival.

A film by Hannah Dorn and Jakob von Bernstorff (2013)

Sir Simon Rattle

Robert Carsen

Frank Elstner

Simon Halsey

Thomas Quasthoff

Kate Royal



Sir Simon Rattle Chief conductor 2002–2018
Simon Halsey chorus master
Thomas Quasthoff bass-baritone
Kate Royal soprano

© 2013 Berlin Phil Media GmbH

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