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Spectacular Gurrelieder revived at Dutch National Opera

By , 18 April 2018
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New and exciting collaborations in Dutch Doubles by the Dutch National Ballet

By , 24 March 2018
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Musically superlative Das Floß der Medusa at Dutch National Opera

By , 13 March 2018
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The Rake’s Progress in the here and now at Dutch National Opera

By , 06 February 2018
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Tristan und Isolde smoulders at Dutch National Opera

By , 18 January 2018
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Dutch National Opera revives a musically gorgeous La bohème

By , 01 December 2017
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Death in Florence: Zemlinsky and Puccini explore related themes at Dutch National Opera

By , 14 November 2017
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Dutch National Ballet's reprise of Mata Hari is a well-timed success

By , 17 October 2017
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Eliogabalo’s dark carnival in Amsterdam

By , 12 October 2017
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Ode to the Master: van Manen bill in Amsterdam

By , 15 September 2017
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Summer's over, and Ballet's back in Amsterdam

By , 12 September 2017
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Solid La forza del destino opens Dutch National Opera season

By , 09 September 2017
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Beautiful role debut for Malin Byström in Amsterdam Salome

By , 09 June 2017
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Audi’s Madrigals in Amsterdam: a sensorial experience

By , 17 May 2017
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Rigoletto is mad but the singing is fine at Dutch National Opera

By , 09 May 2017
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Dutch National Ballet dances Cranko's Onegin

By , 29 March 2017
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Ugly and brilliant: Wozzeck at Dutch National Opera

By , 18 March 2017
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Modern Ballet at its current best, Made in Amsterdam 2

By , 12 February 2017
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Contemplative and powerful evening of entertainment; Made in Amsterdam 1

By , 11 February 2017
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Finding release among the poppy fields: Dmitri Tcherniakov's powerful Prince Igor reaches Amsterdam

By , 07 February 2017
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The Abduction from the Seraglio a soprano vehicle at Dutch National Opera

By , 13 January 2017
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Layers of pink and brilliant performances in Dutch National Ballet's Coppelia

By , 10 December 2016
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Audi's spectacular Parsifal at Dutch National Opera

By , 06 December 2016
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Starkly powerful Jephtha at Dutch National Opera

By , 09 November 2016
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Andrea Breth's Manon Lescaut abandoned in a chilly Louisiana desert at Dutch National Opera

By , 10 October 2016
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Romantic late summer dancing: Dutch Masters open the season in Amsterdam

By , 14 September 2016
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Choice cast in bonbon-box Marriage of Figaro at Dutch National Opera

By , 06 September 2016
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New Moves 2016: Young choreographers of Dutch National Ballet

By , 24 June 2016
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Haydn's Creation not quite a Big Bang at Holland Festival

By , 13 June 2016
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Dutch National Ballet's “Transatlantic”: an energetic summer finale

By , 11 June 2016
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Caged bird: Tchaikovsky stars in Herheim's remarkable Pique Dame at Dutch National Opera

By , 09 June 2016
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Total theatre: Don Giovanni at Dutch National Opera

By , 07 May 2016
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A distant universe: Dutch National Opera and Ballet share the stage in Berlioz's Romeo et Juliette

By , 15 April 2016
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Dutch National Ballet shows beauty and timelessness of Balanchine's choreography in Best of Balanchine

By , 25 March 2016
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Saariaho's fascinating phantasmagoria: Only the Sound Remains in Amsterdam

By , 15 March 2016
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Loy's minimalist staging clarifies Khovanshchina in Amsterdam

By , 27 February 2016
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Dutch National Ballet premieres Dutch dance drama Mata Hari

By , 06 February 2016
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Amsterdam Ariodante convinces as village psychodrama

By , 17 January 2016
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Dutch National Opera's Hänsel und Gretel from the favela both delights and disturbs

By , 03 December 2015
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Dynamic and fun-packed Mamelles de Tirésias in Amsterdam

By , 25 November 2015
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Robert Carsen’s shattering Dialogues des carmélites returns to Amsterdam for a last time

By , 07 November 2015
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Dutch National Opera toasts its 50th birthday

By , 06 November 2015
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Àlex Ollé's dark Great War Trovatore at Dutch National Opera

By , 08 October 2015
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Dutch National Ballet presents the best of Hans van Manen with Live

By , 12 September 2015
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Nostalgia of our time in Dutch National Opera’s splendid Der Rosenkavalier

By , 05 September 2015
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Dutch National Ballet's New Moves: the future’s bright

By , 03 July 2015
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The best of British dance in Dutch National Ballet's Cool Britannia

By , 17 June 2015
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Paper Doll: William Kentridge screens an elusive Lulu at the Holland Festival

By , 01 June 2015
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Terry Gilliam’s spectacular Benvenuto Cellini arrives in Amsterdam

By , 09 May 2015
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Hiphop meets ballet in Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

By , 08 May 2015
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