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Kacper Szelążek (Bacco) © Ruth Walz
Amsterdam

Dutch National Opera successfully resurrects La morte d’Orfeo

By , 23 March 2018
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Florian Boesch and Franui © Lukas Beck
Amsterdam

Funeral fun with Franui at the Holland Festival

By , 21 June 2017
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Stéphane Degout © Julien Benhamou
Amsterdam

Degout and Planès near-perfect in French fables at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam

By , 20 April 2016
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Miah Persson © Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Amsterdam world première of Blank Out a heightened sensory trip

By , 20 March 2016
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Ronald Brautigam © Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

A Scottish-Dutch affair: Brautigam premieres Beamish’s new Piano Concerto

By , 11 March 2016
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Shen Tiemei © Janiek Dam
Amsterdam

The Inner Landscape loosely welds the old with the new at the Holland Festival

By , 16 June 2015
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As Big as the Sky © Ada Nieuwendijk
Amsterdam

As Big as the Sky: Noordegraaf and Ai Weiwei's musical theatre captivates

By , 12 June 2015
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Peter Rundel © HenrikJordan
Amsterdam

Asko|Schönberg premières Rzewski’s Second Piano Concerto

By , 05 March 2015
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MaNOj Kamps © Chantal Bekker
Amsterdam

Cappella Amsterdam: Carte blanche for MaNOj Kamps

By , 14 January 2015
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© Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Evolution of the Lied: Luca Pisaroni’s impressive recital at the Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

By , 10 October 2014
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Set of Oidípous at the Holland Festival © Janiek Dam
Amsterdam

Minimalist Oidípous doesn't quite hypnotise

By , 29 June 2014
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Matthias Goerne © Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Black Snow: Matthias Goerne’s searing Winterreise through the eyes of William Kentridge at the Holland Festival

By , 26 June 2014
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Henk Neven © Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Henk Neven tilts at windmills in Amsterdam

By , 28 May 2014
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The Sixteen and Harry Christophers © Molinavisuals
Amsterdam

The Queen of Heaven: The Sixteen at the Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam

By , 21 May 2014
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Cappella Amsterdam © Annelies van der Vegt
Amsterdam

A refined performance of Bach's St John Passion by Cappella Amsterdam

By , 18 April 2014
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Calefax Reed Quintet © Calefax Reed Quintet
Amsterdam

Calefax and Nederlands Kamerkoor join forces in theatrical concert

By , 03 April 2014
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Hanna Kulenty © Hanna Kulenty
Amsterdam

Asko|Schönberg presents premières by Wagemans and Kulenty

By , 06 March 2014
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Lucile Boulanger
Amsterdam

Lucile Boulanger and Arnaud de Pasquale at the Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, Amsterdam

By , 02 February 2014
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Nieuw Ensemble © Kadir van Lohuizen
Amsterdam

Nieuw Ensemble features young composers in the Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

By , 16 January 2014
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Reinbert de Leeuw
Amsterdam

Ligeti, Chin and de Vries with Reinbert de Leeuw and Asko|Schönberg

By , 14 November 2013
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Marco Beasley  ©  Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Il Racconto di Mezzanotte: a bewitching evening with Marco Beasley

By , 23 October 2013
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Amsterdam

Five majestic apocalypses in the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

By , 22 December 2012
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Rutger Muller
Amsterdam

Five hours of mystic puzzles: Ives Ensemble perform Feldman's String Quartet II

By , 03 October 2012
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Asko|Schonberg  ©  Annaleen Louwes
Amsterdam

Stravinsky and Varèse: Percussion at the Muziekgebouw

By , 01 September 2012
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Alisa Weilerstein  ©  Jamie Jung
Amsterdam

A fearless Shostakovich by Weilerstein and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

By , 07 June 2012
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Bryce Dessner  ©  Rene Cervantes
Amsterdam

Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and Sufjan Stevens: Planetarium

By , 08 April 2012
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Christianne Stotijn  ©  Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Amsterdam Sinfonietta: Debussy, Mussorgsky, Weinberg and Shostakovich

By , 06 April 2012
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Asko|Schonberg  ©  Annaleen Louwes
Amsterdam

Warm-Up for the World Minimal Music Festival 2013

By , 31 March 2012
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Cappella Amsterdam,  ©  Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Sigvards Kļava and Capella Amsterdam experiment

By , 22 January 2012
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Alexander Melnikov,  ©  Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Melnikov's mesmerizing performance of Shostakovich’s Twenty-Four Preludes and Fugues

By , 10 January 2012
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Sergei Khachatryan,  ©  Marco Borggreve/Naïve
Amsterdam

Sergey Khachatryan and Amsterdam Sinfonietta's "Visions Fugitives"

By , 06 December 2011
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Ian Bostridge  ©  David Thompson
Amsterdam

Overwhelming despair in Britten's Rape of Lucretia

By , 15 June 2011
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©  Marco Borggreve
Amsterdam

Death in the light of eternity

By , 15 April 2011
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Emilio Pomàrico © Astrid Ackermann
Amsterdam

George Aperghis komponiert über das Verschwinden für das Ensemble Resonanz

By , 15 November 2018
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Klangforum Wien © Lukas Beck
Amsterdam

Eine Uraufführung mit Humor: Jan van de Putte lässt das Klangforum nach seiner Pfeife tanzen

By , 08 November 2018
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George Benjamin und Lawrence Renes bei den Proben © Geoffroy Schied | Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Amsterdam

Erklär mir, Liebe: George Benjamins Written on Skin geht unter die Haut

By , 28 June 2018
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Mollena Lee Williams-Haas © Beatrice Behn & René Gebhardt | Holland Festival
Amsterdam

Das Klangforum Wien bricht eine Lanze für Georg Friedrich Haas

By , 13 June 2018
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Katrien Baerts, Reinbert de Leeuw und Asko|Schönberg © Martina Z. Simkovicova
Amsterdam

Katrien Baerts überragt beim Amsterdammer Ligeti Festival

By , 07 April 2018
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Katalin Karolyi und Slagwerk Den Haag © Martina Z. Simkovicova
Amsterdam

„Die Zeit zu bannen": Das Muziekgebouw Amsterdam feiert György Ligeti

By , 05 April 2018
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Mari und Momo Kodama © Carolien Sikkenk
Amsterdam

Mit Urgewalt und Eleganz: Momo und Mari Kodama

By , 28 March 2018
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Ruang Suara © Katrin Schilling
Amsterdam

Eine Reise durch Indonesien mit dem Ensemble Modern beim Holland Festival

By , 17 June 2017
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