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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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AmsterdamPianist Joseph Moog

© Paul Marc Mitchell
Beethoven, Strauss R.
Nationaal Jeugd Orkest; Antony Hermus; Joseph Moog

AmsterdamPiano Trio Alba

© Marija Kanizaj
Haydn, Mendelssohn, Smetana
Trio Alba

AmsterdamClaron McFadden and Cor Bakker

© Erik de Jong
Claron McFadden; Cor Bakker

AmsterdamRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra

© Kristin Hoebermann
Webern, Berg, Bruckner
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Manfred Honeck; Anett Fritsch
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An evening of high drama in Amsterdam

Emmanuel Pahud © Josef Fischnaller
Spanning a compositional date range of approximately 50 years, Francois-Xavier Roth and his well-drilled Gurzenich delivered a highly enjoyable evening of music by Mendelssohn, Mozart and Beethoven.
****1
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Tristan and Isolde enthrals Holland festival audience

Sasha Mukhamedov & James Stout © Hans Gerritsen
Sasha Mukhamedov, James Stout and their fellow dancers succeed to drag us off to a romantic tragedy on the British isles on a June evening.
*****
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A superb, sinister Hoffmann at Dutch National Opera

Nina Minasyan (Olympia) © Baus
Selectively unearthed from current critical editions, this fabulously performed new Hoffmann plumbs the murky depths of its antihero’s psyche.
*****
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A feast of virtuosi dances

Shut Eye © Rahi Rezvani
Shut Eye (Lightfoot & León) is like an alternating current. Woke Up Blind (Goecke) is entertaining and vulnerable. Pite's work hits the rythmic nail on the head. You want to freeze-frame Pite's dancers, snap a picture and hang it on the wall.
****1
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