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Apr 26, 29 mat, May 02, 05
Schoenberg, Gurrelieder
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Pierre Audi, Director
Christof Hetzer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Burkhard Fritz, Waldemar
Catherine Naglestad, Tove
Anna Larsson, Wood dove
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Klaus the Fool
Markus Marquardt, Bauer
Sunnyi Melles, Sprecher (speaker)
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Jean Kalman, Lighting Designer
Kammerchor des ChorForum Essen
Sat 28 Apr at 14:15
Caldara, La Concordia de' Planeti
La Cetra Baroque Orchestra
Andrea Marcon, Conductor
Delphine Galou, Contralto
Verónica Cangemi, Soprano
Christophe Dumaux, Countertenor
David Hansen, Countertenor
Carlos Mena, Countertenor
Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, Tenor
Luca Tittoto, Baritone
Sun 29 Apr at 11:00
© Hans van der Woerd
Netherlands Radio Choir: Dvořák's Te Deum
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Dvořák, The Wood Dove, (Holoubek) Symphonic poem, Op.110
Vasks, The Fruit of Silence based on a text by Mother Teresa
Dvořák, Te Deum
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Tomáš Netopil, Conductor
Olesya Golovneva, Soprano
Markus Butter, Baritone
May 02, 03, 06 mat
© Hans van der Woerd
Jaap Van Zweden and Concertgebouw Orchestra: Bruckner
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Bruckner, Symphony no. 8 in C minor, WAB 108
Jaap van Zweden, Conductor
Sun 6 May at 11:00
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Kirill Karabits, Conductor
Sunwook Kim, Piano
May 07, 09, 11, 13 mat, 16, 19, 21 mat, 24
Mozart, La clemenza di Tito
Teodor Currentzis, Conductor
Peter Sellars, Director
George Tsypin, Set Designer
Robby Duiveman, Costume Designer
Russell Thomas, Tito
Golda Schultz, Vitellia
Janai Brugger, Servilia
Monica Bacelli, Sesto
Jeanine De Bique, Annio
Sir Willard White, Publio
MusicAeterna Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Mon 7 May at 20:15
© Sabrine Doornenkamp
Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin and Denis Matsuev
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Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for strings in C major, Op.48
Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Gábor Tarkövi, Trumpet
Tue 8 May at 20:15
© Ronald Knapp
Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir: Bach Cantatas
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Bach, Es erhub sich ein Streit - Cantata, BWV19
Bach, Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott - Cantata, BWV101
Bach, Jesu, der du meine Seele - Cantata, BWV78
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantata, BWV140
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
May 09, 11
© Anne Dokter
Concertgebouw Orchestra: Mahler and Prokofiev
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Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Daniele Gatti, Conductor
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
May 10, 12 mat, eve, 16 mat
van Geel, Little Dog's Heart
Marcel Sijm, Director
Roel van Berckelaer, Set Designer
Esmee Thomassen, Costume Designer
Kids event
Sat 12 May at 14:15
ZTR Zaterdagmatinee: Zinman conducts Bruckner's 8th
ZTR Zaterdagmatinee: Zinman conducts Bruckner's 8th
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Welmers, New work
Bruckner, Symphony no. 8 in C minor, WAB 108
David Zinman, Conductor
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
Leo van Doeselaar, Organ
Sun 13 May at 11:00
© Marco Borggreve
Hamlet Piano Trio With Beethoven and Brahms
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Beethoven, Piano Trio no. 6 in E flat major, Op.70 no.2
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, Op.101
Hamlet Piano Trio
Sun 13 May at 20:15
Programme to be announced
Grigory Sokolov, Piano
Wed 16 May at 20:15
© Daniel Delang
Rising Stars: Percussion Artist Christoph Sietzen
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Séjourné, Attraction
Sietzen, Christoph, New work (Dutch première)
Psathas, One Study One Summary
Bach, Violin partita no. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne (arr. B. Bacanu)
Xenakis, Rebonds: Part B
Copeland, New work (Dutch première)
Groban, The Wandering Kind (arr. E. Uchiyama)
Bach, Concerto for 2 keyboards unaccompanied in C major, BWV1061a
Piazzolla, La muerte del ángel (arr. E. Uchiyama)
Piazzolla, Milonga del Angel (arr. E. Uchiyama)
Piazzolla, Tanguedia I (arr. E. Uchiyama)
Piazzolla, Oblivion (arr. E. Uchiyama)
Piazzolla, Libertango (arr. E. Uchiyama)
Rodrigo y Gabriela, Tamacun (arr. E. Uchiyama)
Christoph Sietzen, Percussion
The Wave Quartet, Quartet
Wed 16 May at 20:15

Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ: Main Hall, Amsterdam

Véronique Gens sings Debussy, Hahn and Duparc
Duparc, L'Invitation au voyage
Duparc, Romance de Mignon
Duparc, Au pays où se fait la guerre
Duparc, Chanson triste, Op.2 no.4
Debussy, Fêtes Galantes I
Debussy, Fleurs des blés
Debussy, Nuits d'étoiles
Chausson, Le temps des lilas
Chausson, La chanson bien douce, Op.34a
Chausson, Hebe
Hahn, Le rossignol des lilas
Hahn, Douze Rondels: no. 8, Quand je fus pris au pavillon
Hahn, Vingt Mélodies: no. 9 "Trois jours de vendange "
Hahn, A Chloris
Hahn, Néère
Hahn, Études Latines no. 5: Lyde
Hahn, Études Latines no. 8: Pholoë
Hahn, Études Latines no. 7: Tyndaris
Hahn, Études Latines no. 10: Phyllis
Hahn, Douze Rondels: no. 3, Le printemps
Véronique Gens, Soprano
Susan Manoff, Piano
May 17, 19
© Andy Staples
Borodin Quartet: Tchaikovsky, Wolf and Haydn
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Haydn, String Quartet no. 29 in G major, Op.33 no.5, Hob III:41
Haydn, String Quartet no. 29 in G major, Op.33 no.5, Hob III:41
Wolf, Italian Serenade
Tchaikovsky, String Quartet no. 1 in D major, Op.11
Borodin Quartet
May 19, 20 mat

Theater De Meervaart, Amsterdam

Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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Grimm (Ernst Meisner)
Dutch National Ballet's Junior Company
Sun 20 May at 11:00
© nc
Debussy’s La Mer en Ravel's La Valse
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Poulenc, Les Biches: Suite
Debussy, La Mer
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Jun Märkl, Conductor
Tue 22 May at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Janine Jansen & London Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius
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Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Janine Jansen, Violin
Wed 23 May at 19:00

Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ: Main Hall, Amsterdam

Various, Earth Diver
Muziektheater Transparant
Florian Helgath, Conductor
Wouter von Looy, Director
Johanna Trudzinski, Costume Designer
Wim Catrysse, Video Artist
Peter Quasters, Lighting Designer
David van Bouwel
ChorWerk Ruhr
Phil Minton, Speaker
David Moss, Vocals
Wim Maeseele, Lute
Lies Wyers, Violone
Thu 24 May at 20:15
© Ronal Knapp
Cappella Amsterdam Sings Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem
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Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw
Cappella Amsterdam
Daniel Reuss, Conductor
Lenneke Ruiten, Soprano
André Morsch, Baritone
Thu 24 May at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Introduction to Bach's Cello Suites (in Dutch)
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Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Bach, Cello suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Bert Natter, Speaker
Nicolas Altstaedt, Cello
May 24, 25, 26, 27 mat

Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam

NDT1: Savoir Faire
World Première
New Work
Shut Eye (Sol León, Paul Lightfoot)
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
May 25, 26
© Renske Vrolijk
Blomstedt and Concertgebouw Orchestra: Berlioz and Berwald
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Berwald, Symphony no. 3 in C major "Sinfonie Singulière"
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Herbert Blomstedt, Conductor
Fri 25 May at 20:15
© Irene Kim
Pianist Lukáš Vondráček: Mozart, Brahms and Schumann
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Mozart, Piano Sonata in A minor, K310 (K300d)
Brahms, 4 Klavierstücke (Four Pieces for Piano), Op.119
Schumann, Arabeske in C major, Op.18
Schumann, Carnaval, Op.9
Lukáš Vondrácek, Piano
Sat 26 May at 14:15
ZTR Zaterdagmatinee: Adès conducts Adès
ZTR Zaterdagmatinee: Adès conducts Adès
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Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Stravinsky, Suite no. 1 for chamber orchestra
Stravinsky, Suite no. 2 for chamber orchestra
Adès, Lieux retrouvés
Barry, Piano Concerto
Adès, Three Studies from Couperin
Britten Sinfonia
Thomas Adès, Conductor
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Nicolas Hodges, Piano
Sun 27 May at 11:00
© Carlos Vargas
Christian Vásquez Conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 3
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Het Gelders Orkest
Christian Vasquez, Conductor
Mon 28 May at 20:15
© Ronald Knapp
Danel Quartet, Adrien La Marca & Christian-Pierre La Marca
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Brahms, String Quintet no. 2 in G major, Op.111
Tchaikovsky, String Sextet in D minor, Op.70 "Souvenir de Florence"
Danel Quartet, Quartet
Adrien La Marca, Viola
Christian-Pierre La Marca, Cello
Tue 29 May at 20:15
© Ronald Knapp
Masaaki Suzuki Conducts Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor
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Haydn, Symphony no. 48 in C major "Maria Theresia"
Mozart, Mass no.18 in C minor "Great", K427 (K417a)
Bach Collegium Japan
Masaaki Suzuki, Conductor
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
Olivia Vermeulen, Mezzo-soprano
Zachary Wilder, Tenor
Dominik Wörner, Bass
May 30, 31
© nc
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Gustavo Gimeno and Eva-Maria Westbroek
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Barber, The School for Scandal: overture, Op.5
Barber, Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Tchaikovsky, The Tempest, Symphonic Fantasia in F minor, Op.18
Barber, Vanessa: Do not utter a word, Anatol
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Barber, Anthony & Cleopatra: Give Me My Robe
Gustavo Gimeno, Conductor
Eva-Maria Westbroek, Soprano
Wed 30 May at 20:15
© Caroline Bittencourt
The Danish String Quartet Plays Beethoven
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Haydn, String Quartet no. 1 in B flat major "La chasse", Op.1 no. 1, Hob III:1
Mendelssohn, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Op.13
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 15 in A minor, Op.132
The Danish String Quartet
Fri 1 Jun at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Capuçon, Caussé and Hagen: Beethoven and Mozart
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Beethoven, String Trio in C minor, Op.9 no.3
Mozart, Divertimento in E flat, K563
Renaud Capuçon, Violin
Gérard Caussé, Viola
Clemens Hagen, Cello
Sat 2 Jun at 14:15
Strauss R., Elektra
Markus Stenz, Conductor
Elena Pankratova, Elektra
Dalia Schaechter, Klytaemnestra
Asmik Grigorian, Chrysothemis
Károly Szemerédy, Orest
Thomas Piffka, Aegisth
Charles Dekeyser, Old Servant
James Kryshak, Young Servant
Cécile van de Sant, Maid 1
Iris van Wijnen, Maid 2
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
Sat 2 Jun at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Leonidas Kavakos Plays and Conducts: Bach and Beethoven
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Bach, Violin concerto in D minor, BWV1052R
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Jun 03 mat, 06, 11, 15, 21, 24 mat, 28, Jul 02
Holland Festival
Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Les Contes d'Hoffmann
New Production
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Offenbach, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Tales of Hoffmann)
Carlo Rizzi, Conductor
Tobias Kratzer, Director
Rainer Sellmaier, Set Designer, Costume Designer
John Osborn, Hoffmann
Nina Minasyan, Olympia
Ermonela Jaho, Antonia
Christine Rice, Giulietta
Paula Murrihy, Nicklausse, The Muse
Erwin Schrott, Lindorf, Coppélius, Miracle, Dappertutto
Maartje Rammeloo, Stella
Sunnyboy Dladla, Andres, Cochenille, Frantz, Pitichinaccio
Paul Gay, Crespel, Luther
Guillaume Antoine, Hermann
Mark Omvlee, Nathaniel
Rodolphe Briand, Spalanzani
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Mon 4 Jun at 19:30
© Mat Hennek
Bryn Terfel in Berlioz’ Faust
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Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust (La Damnation de Faust)
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
MDR Radio Choir
Marc Soustrot, Conductor
Sophie Koch, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Groves, Tenor
Sir Bryn Terfel, Bass-baritone
Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Bass-baritone
Tue 5 Jun at 20:15
© Simon van Boxtel
Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker
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Abrahamsen, New work (Dutch première)
Bruckner, Symphony no. 9 in D minor, WAB 109
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Wed 6 Jun at 20:15
© Bernhard Musil
Liza Ferschtman and Mahan Esfahani: Bach, Frerichs and Piston
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Bach, Sonata for violin and keyboard no. 3 in E major, BWV1016
Frerichs, Joshua, New work
Piston, Sonatina
Liza Ferschtman, Violin
Mahan Esfahani, Harpsichord
Jun 07, 08, 10 mat
© Ronald Knapp
Bernard Haitink and Concertgebouw Orchestra: Mahler's Symphony No. 9
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Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Thu 7 Jun at 20:15
© Hans Roggen
Winner Npo Radio 4 Dutch Classical Talent Award 2018
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Thu 7 Jun at 20:30
Holland Festival

Westergasfabriek: Gashouder, Amsterdam

Richters Patterns
Richters Patterns
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Feldman, Rothko Chapel
Marcus Schmickler / Corinna Belz, Richters Patterns (musical installation)
Daniel Reuss, Conductor
Corinna Belz, Film maker
Ensemble Musikfabrik
Cappella Amsterdam
Ulrich Löffler, Piano
Dirk Rothbrust, Percussion
Axel Porath, Viola
Marcus Schmickler, Electronics
Paul Jeukendrup, Sound Design
Jun 08, 09, 10 mat
Holland Festival

Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ: Main Hall, Amsterdam

Trojan Women
Ahn Sook Sun, Trojan Women
National Changgeuk Company of Korea
Ong Keng Sen, Director
Myung Hee Cho, Set Designer
Kim Moohong, Costume Designer
Kim Kum-mi, Hecuba
Yi So-yeon, Cassandra
Kim Ji-Sook, Andromache
Kim Jun-Soo, Helen
Lee Kwang-bok, Talthybios
Choi Ho-sung, Menelaus
Ahn Sook Sun, Soul of Souls
Jung Jae-Il, Paris
Scott Zielinski, Lighting Designer
Austin Switser, Video Artist
Jee Young, Sound Design
Jun 08, 09
Holland Festival

Koninklijk Theater Carré, Amsterdam

Metropole Orkest & soloists of the Syrian Big Band
Metropole Orkest & soloists of the Syrian Big Band
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Works by Azmeh
Works by Roustom
Works by Tsoupaki
Works by Vloeimans
Works by Orsho, Dima
Works by Keivo, Ibrahim
Jules Buckley, Conductor
Kinan Azmeh, Clarinet
Ibrahim Keivo, Oud
Moslem Rahal, Ney
Eric Vloeimans, Trumpet
Dima Orsho, Soprano
Metropole Orkest
Sun 10 Jun at 20:15
© Felix Broede
Master Pianist Murray Perahia: Bach and Chopin
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Bach, To be announced
Chopin, To be announced
Murray Perahia, Piano
Jun 13, 14
Holland Festival

Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam

The String Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety
The String Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety
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Unknown, The String Quartet's Guide to Sex and Anxiety
Calixto Bieito, Director
Tim Mitchell, Lighting Designer
Heath Quartet
Jun 13, 14, 16, 17 mat, 20, 23, 26
Holland Festival
Tristan + Isolde (David Dawson)
Matthew Rowe, Conductor
Eno Henze, Set Designer
Yumiko Takeshima, Costume Designer
Wed 13 Jun at 20:15
Debussy, String Quartet in G minor, Op.10
Canat de Chizy, New work (Dutch première)
Schubert, String Quartet no. 14 "Death and the Maiden" in D minor, D.810
Quatour Van Kuijk
Wed 13 Jun at 20:30
Holland Festival

Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ: Main Hall, Amsterdam

Hyena
Haas, hyena
Bas Wiegers, Conductor
Klangforum Wien
Mollena Lee Williams-Haas, Narrator
Jun 15, 16 mat, eve, 17 mat, eve
Holland Festival

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Chorus
Chorus (Ralph Lemon)
Fri 15 Jun at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Lahav Shani and Concertgebouw Orchestra: Bach and Schönberg
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Penderecki, Polish Requiem: Chaconne
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 1 in D minor, BWV1052
Schoenberg, Pelleas und Melisande, Op.5
Lahav Shani, Conductor