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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is home to the famous Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra which regularly performs at the Concertgebouw concert hall together with an array of first class visiting orchestras. The Dutch National Opera and Ballet offer a first class season for aficionados. You can find concerts or opera performances using our Amsterdam Concert Calendar and click on the ticket link to book online.
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AmsterdamZTR Zaterdagmatinee: Adès conducts Adès

ZTR Zaterdagmatinee: Adès conducts Adès
Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Adès, Barry
Britten Sinfonia; Thomas Adès; Steven Isserlis; Nicolas Hodges

AmsterdamBlomstedt and Concertgebouw Orchestra: Berlioz and Berwald

© Renske Vrolijk
Berwald, Berlioz
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Herbert Blomstedt

AmsterdamChristian Vásquez Conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 3

© Carlos Vargas
Beethoven
Het Gelders Orkest; Christian Vasquez

AmsterdamDanel Quartet, Adrien La Marca & Christian-Pierre La Marca

© Ronald Knapp
Brahms, Tchaikovsky
Danel Quartet; Adrien La Marca; Christian-Pierre La Marca
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A beautiful but infuriating Clemenza in Amsterdam

Florian Schuele and Ekaterina Scherbachenko (Vitellia) © Ruth Walz
The transfer of last year's Clemenza di Tito from Salzburg delights and irritates in equal measure.
***11
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Starry performance can’t lift Caldara’s Planets to the skies

Andrea Marcon © Marco Borggreve
Accomplished performances from the cast and La Cetra Baroque Orchestra can’t fully compensate the shortcomings of Caldara’s Harmony of the Planets.
***11
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Grimm: A Crowd Pleaser

Junior Company and Ish dancers in Grimm © Michel Schnater
A pulsing one hour and 40 minutes for young ballet and hip hop dance fans.
****1
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Spectacular Gurrelieder revived at Dutch National Opera

Burkhard Fritz (Waldemar) © DNO 2018
An exemplary cast, an opulent orchestra and unforgettable images in Arnold Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder.
****1
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