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Thu 25 Apr at 20:15

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

John Luther Adams: Become Desert
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Wagemans, Love, baby love (world premiere)
Britten, Peter Grimes, Op.33: Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia
Adams, Become Desert (European premiere)
Nederlands Kamerkoor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Kevin John Edusei, Conductor
Thu 25 Apr at 20:15

Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ: Main Hall, Amsterdam

Die Hamletmaschine
Asperghis, Die Hamletmaschine-Oratorio
Sarah Aristidou, Soprano
Romain Bischoff, Conductor
Holger Falk, Baritone
Christian Dierstein, Percussion
Geneviève Strosser, Viola
SWR Vokalensemble
Asko|Schönberg
Bas Wiegers, Conductor
Apr 26, 29, May 02, 05 mat, 07, 10, 13
Puccini, Madama Butterfly
Jader Bignamini, Conductor
Robert Wilson, Director, Set Designer, Lighting Designer
Frida Parmeggiani, Costume Designer
Elena Stikhina, Cio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Enkelejda Shkosa, Suzuki
Gianluca Terranova, Pinkerton
Brian Mulligan, Sharpless
Saverio Fiore, Goro
Carlo Cigni, The Bonze
Tim Kuypers, Prince Yamadori
John van Halteren, The Imperial Commissioner
Anneleen Bijnen, Kate Pinkerton
Harry Teeuwen, Yakuside
Marieke Reuten, Cio-Cio-san's mother
Tomoko Makuuchi, The aunt
Dana Ilia, The cousin
Residentie Orkest
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Fri 26 Apr at 21:00
© Mladen Pikulic
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Essentials: Tchaikovsky's Symphony no. 5
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Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Dima Slobodeniouk, Conductor
Apr 26, 28, 29

International Theater: Grote Zaal, Amsterdam

NDT2: Settle for more
Nederlands Dans Theater 2
Apr 28 mat, May 01
Wagner, Tannhäuser
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Christof Loy, Director, Choreography
Johannes Leiacker, Set Designer
Ursula Renzenbrink, Costume Designer
Daniel Kirch, Tannhäuser
Björn Bürger, Wolfram von Eschenbach
Svetlana Aksenova, Elisabeth
Ekaterina Gubanova, Venus
Stephen Milling, Landgraf Hermann
Attilio Glaser, Walther von der Vogelweide
Kay Stiefermann, Biterolf
Lucas van Lierop, Heinrich der Schreiber
Eric Ander, Reinmar von Zweter
Julietta Aleksanyan, Shepherd Boy
Olaf Winter, Lighting Designer
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Sun 28 Apr at 11:00
© Simon van Boxtel
Sunday morning concert: Markus Stenz conducts das Lied von der Erde
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Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Markus Stenz, Conductor
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Contralto
Tomislav Mužek, Tenor
Sun 28 Apr at 14:15
© Marco Borggreve
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Tchaikovsky's Symphony no. 5
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Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Williams, Tuba Concerto
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Dima Slobodeniouk, Conductor
Perry Hoogendijk, Tuba
Sun 28 Apr at 20:15

Cultureel Centrum de Oosterpoort, Groningen

Charpentier, Te Deum, H.146
Purcell, Hail, Bright Cecilia, Z.328
Lionel Meunier, Conductor
Vox Luminis
Fri 3 May at 20:15
© Musacchio Ianniello
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Berlioz' Requiem
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Berlioz, Requiem "Grande Messe des morts", Op.5
Javier Camarena, Tenor
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Sat 4 May at 14:15
© Molina Visuals
René Jacobs conducts Beethoven's Missa Solemnis
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Beethoven, Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Freiburger Barockorchester
RIAS Chamber Chorus
René Jacobs, Conductor
Johanna Winkel, Soprano
Sophie Harmsen, Mezzo-soprano
Sebastian Kohlhepp, Tenor
Johannes Weisser, Bass-baritone
Sun 5 May at 11:00
© Marco Borggreve
Sunday morning concert: Ronald Brautigam plays Beethoven's Piano Concerto no. 5
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Bree, Allegro for four string quartets
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Ronald Brautigam, Piano
Concertgebouw Kamerorkest
Mon 6 May at 20:15
Schumann C., Liebst du um Schönheit, Op.12 no. 2
Schumann C., Sie liebten sich beide, Op.13 no.2
Schumann C., Der Mond kommt still, Op.13 no.4
Schumann C., Am Strande
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Frühling, Op.7 no.3
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Warum sind denn die Rosen so blaß, Op.1 no.3
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Nachtwanderer, Op.7 no.1
Mendelssohn-Hensel, Bergeslust, Op.10 no.5
Mendelssohn, Die Liebende schreibt
Mendelssohn, Pagenlied
Mendelssohn, Schilflied, Op.71 no.4
Mendelssohn, Hexenlied, Op.8 no.8
Chopin, Sliczny chlopiec (the handsome lad) in D major, Op.74 no.8
Chopin, Melodia (elegy) in G major, Op.74 no.9
Chopin, Piosnka litewska (a Lithuanian song) in F major, Op.74 no.16
Chopin, Wojak (the warrior) in A flat major, Op.74 no.10
Liszt, Die stille Wasserrose, S 321
Liszt, Ihr Glocken von Marling, S 328
Liszt, Im Rhein, im schönen Strome, S 272
Liszt, Der du von dem Himmel bist , S 279
Berlioz, Chant du Bonheur
Berlioz, Petit oiseau, Op.13 no.2
Berlioz, Irlande: Adieu Bessy
Berlioz, Zaïde: Bolero
Schumann, Myrthen: Widmung, Op.25 no.1
Schumann, Muttertraum, Op.40 no.2
Schumann, Der Einsiedler, Op.83, no.3
Schumann, Aufträge, Op.77 no.5
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
Julius Drake, Piano
May 09, 10, 11, 12 mat

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire In Concert
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Doyle, Film music from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Justin Freer, Conductor
May 09, 11, 12 mat, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19 mat, 22, 23, 25, 26 mat, 29, Jun 02 mat
Swan Lake (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Rudi van Dantzig, Toer van Schayk)
Boris Gruzin, Conductor
Andrew Mogrelia, Conductor
Toer van Schayk, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Het Balletorkest
Fri 10 May at 20:15
© Klaus Rudolph
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Peter Eötvös
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Eötvös, Alle vittime senza nome (Dutch première)
van der Aa, Double concerto (Dutch première)
Lutosławski, Concerto for Orchestra
Peter Eötvös, Conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin
Sol Gabetta, Cello
May 11, 13
© Marco Borggreve
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring performed by the Jussen brothers
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Ligeti, Concert Românesc
Bartók, Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra
Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) (for 2 pianos)
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Joshua Weilerstein, Conductor
Arthur Jussen, Piano
Lucas Jussen, Piano
Simone Rubino, Percussion
Sat 11 May at 14:15
© Marco Borggreve
Vänskä & Gavryuluk: Rachmaninov and Beethoven
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Saariaho, Ciel d'hiver
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 1 in F sharp minor, Op.1
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
Osmo Vänskä, Conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
Sun 12 May at 11:00
© Jelmer de Haas
Quirine Viersen & Thomas Beijer: Beethoven, Janáček and Mendelssohn
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Beethoven, Seven variations for cello and piano on "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen", WoO 46
Janáček, Pohádka (Fairy Tale)
Mendelssohn, Cello Sonata no. 2 in D Major, Op 58
Quirine Viersen, Cello
Thomas Beijer, Piano
Sun 12 May at 20:15
© Mary Slepkova | DG
Master Pianists Series: Grigory Sokolov
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, Op.2 no.3
Beethoven, Eleven Bagatelles for piano, Op.119
Brahms, Six Piano Pieces, Op.118
Brahms, 4 Klavierstücke (Four Pieces for Piano), Op.119
Grigory Sokolov, Piano
May 15, 16, 17, 19 mat
© Marco Borggreve
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Beethoven's Symphony no. 7
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Dutilleux, L'Arbre des songes, violin concerto
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Myung-whun Chung, Conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Thu 16 May at 20:15

Cultureel Centrum de Oosterpoort, Groningen

© Felix Broede
Julia Fischer & the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in Groningen
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Dvořák, Serenade for Strings in E major, Op.22
Bach, Double Concerto for 2 violins in D minor, BWV1043
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for strings in C major, Op.48
Schnittke, Concerto Grosso no.1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Julia Fischer, Violin
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
Fri 17 May at 17:00

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Finnish Folk music
Sibelius, Works for violin and piano
Sibelius, Finnish folk songs
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Heini Kärkkäinen, Piano
Ilona Korhonen, Vocals
Fri 17 May at 20:15
Davies, New work (World première)
Asko|Schönberg
Fri 17 May at 20:15

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Sibelius' Symphonies I
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Sibelius, Finlandia, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.26
Sibelius, Four humoresques for violin and orchestra, Op.89
Sibelius, Symphony no. 1 in E minor, Op.39
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Conductor
May 18, 20
© Marco Borggreve
Albrecht conducts Shostakovich Symphony no. 1
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Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19: suite
de Raaff, Violin Concerto no. 2 "North Atlantic Light" (World première)
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 1 in F minor, Op.10
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Tosca Opdam, Violin
Sat 18 May at 14:15
Beyond Borders: 3 premières by Musikfabrik
Beyond Borders: 3 premières by Musikfabrik
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Germanus, Other (New work)
Saunders, Bite
Bauckholt, Schlammflocke
Hirs, Other (New work)
Chin, Gougalon "Scenes from a street theatre"
Ensemble Musikfabrik
Emilio Pomàrico, Conductor
Marco Blaauw, Trumpet
Sun 19 May at 11:00
Sunday morning concert: Gustavo Gimeno conducts Bruckner's Symphony no. 4
Sunday morning concert: Gustavo Gimeno conducts Bruckner's Symphony no. 4
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Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104
Gustavo Gimeno, Conductor
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Sun 19 May at 13:00

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Sibelius' Songs
Sibelius, Songs: selection
Helena Juntunen, Soprano
Eveliina Kytömäki, Piano
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Speaker
Sun 19 May at 14:15

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Sibelius Festival Symphonies
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Sibelius, Symphony no. 3 in C major, Op.52
Sibelius, Luonnotar, symphonic poem for soprano and orchestra, op.70
Sibelius, Höstkväll (Autumn Evening), Op.38 no.1
Sibelius, Symphony no. 4 in A minor, Op.63
Helena Juntunen, Soprano
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Conductor
Mon 20 May at 20:15

TivoliVredenburg: Grote Zaal, Utrecht

Lonely Child with Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra
Lonely Child with Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra
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Vivier, Lonely Child, for soprano and orchestra
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Erin Wall, Soprano
James Ehnes, Violin
Alexander Shelley, Conductor
Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra
Tue 21 May at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Yuja Wang and the CBSO: Prokofiev
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Weinberg, Rhapsody on Moldavian themes for orchestra, Op.47 no. 1
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 5 in G major, Op.55
Stravinsky, The Firebird
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Yuja Wang, Piano
May 22, 30 mat, eve, 31
Holland Festival

Zaantheater, Amsterdam

The Head and the Load
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Miller, The Head and The Load (with Thuthuka Sibisi)
William Kentridge, Director
Gregory Maqoma, Choreography
Thuthuka Sibis, Director
May 23, 25
© Igor Cat
Cuarteto Casals: Mozart, Bartók and Beethoven
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Mozart, String Quartet no. 17 in B flat major "Hunt", K458
Bartók, String Quartet no. 3, Sz. 85
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 7 in F major, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.1
Cuarteto Casals
May 23, 24, 26 mat

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Dvořák's Eighth
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Dvořák, Rusalka: Fantasy suite
Martinů, Violin Concerto no. 2, H 293
Dvořák, Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
Frank Peter Zimmermann, Violin
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, Conductor
Thu 23 May at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Barbara Hannigan & Ludwig: Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress
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Stravinsky, The Rake's Progress
Barbara Hannigan, Conductor
Sofie Asplund, Anne Trulove
Marta Swiderska, Baba the Turk
Gyula Rab, Tom Rakewell
Douglas Williams, Nick Shadow
Ziad Nehme, Sellem
Erik Rosenius, Trulove
Ludwig Ensemble
Fri 24 May at 20:15
Nicholas Collon conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 5
Nicholas Collon conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 5
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Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 4 in D major, K218
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Residentie Orkest
Nicholas Collon, Conductor
Rosanne Philippens, Violin
May 25, 26 mat
© Evgeny Evtyukhov
Kochanovsky conducts Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade
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Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 2 in G major, Op.126
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Stanislav Kochanovsky, Conductor
Truls Mørk, Cello
Sat 25 May at 14:15
© Harald Hoffmann
Honeck and Zimmermann: Martinu and Dvorak
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Dvořák, Rusalka: Fantasy suite (arr. Honeck)
Martinů, Violin Concerto no. 2, H 293
Dvořák, Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
Frank Peter Zimmermann, Violin
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
Manfred Honeck, Conductor
Sun 26 May at 11:00
© Mats Bücker
Sunday morning concert: Martin Fröst plays and conducts: Weber and Beethoven
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Weber, Clarinet concerto no. 1 in F minor, Op.73
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Philharmonie Zuidnederland
Martin Fröst, Clarinet
Tue 28 May at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Janine Jansen & Antonio Pappano: Szymanowski and Dvořák
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Wagner, Siegfried Idyll
Szymanowski, Violin Concerto no. 1, Op.35
Dvořák, 8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Janine Jansen, Violin
Wed 29 May at 20:00
Oranjewoud Festival

FB Oranjewoud Pavilion, Oranjewoud

Love (Opening concert)
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Salut Salon Quartet
May 30, Jun 02 mat
Oranjewoud Festival

Thialf Ice Hockey Stadium, Heerenveen

#freebrahms: Stegreif Orchester (international debut)
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Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Stegreif Orchester
May 30, 31

De Doelen: Grote Zaal, Rotterdam

Mahler 3 with Lahav Shani
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Mahler, Symphony no. 3 in D minor
Anna Larsson, Mezzo-soprano
Rotterdam Symphony Chorus
Lahav Shani, Conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Thu 30 May at 12:00
Oranjewoud Festival

Rabobank Pavilion, Oranjewoud

Young at heart: Quirine Viersen and Enrico Pace in a whimsical and highly expressive programme
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Martinů, Variations on a Slovak folk song for cello and piano, H 378
Fauré, Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op.117
Enrico Pace, Piano
Quirine Viersen, Cello
Thu 30 May at 13:34
Oranjewoud Festival

FB Oranjewoud Pavilion, Oranjewoud

Eternal Love: Busch Trio plays Brahms and Clara Schumann
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Schumann C., Piano Trio in G minor, Op.17
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 1 in B major, Op.8
Busch Trio
Thu 30 May at 17:30
Oranjewoud Festival

FB Oranjewoud Pavilion, Oranjewoud

How to play the triangle (premiere) Immigration, adaptation and acceptance in an upbeat interactive concert performance
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Tatiana Koleva, Percussion
Youth Percussion Pool
Thu 30 May at 17:30
Oranjewoud Festival

Rabobank Pavilion, Oranjewoud

A Long Story Short: Hermine Deurloo & Rembrandt Frerichs Trio
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Hermine Deurloo, Harmonica
Rembrandt Frerichs, Piano
May 31, Jun 04, 08
Holland Festival

Westergasfabriek: Gashouder, Amsterdam

aus Licht Part 1: Michael
aus Licht Part 1: Michael
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Stockhausen, Donnerstag aus Licht
Kathinka Pasveer, Conductor
Pierre Audi, Director
Urs Schönebaum, Set Designer, Lighting Designer
Wojciech Dziedzic, Costume Designer
Fri 31 May at 16:30
Oranjewoud Festival

Rabobank Pavilion, Oranjewoud

Rythms of a New Era: Ralph van Raat plays two absolute masterpieces
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Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Ralph van Raat, Piano