Venue: Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Amsterdam

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AddressWaterlooplein 22
Amsterdam
North Holland
Netherlands
Google maps52° 22' 1.501" N 4° 54' 5.635" E
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AmsterdamLa forza del destinoNew Production

Verdi: La forza del destino
Michele Mariotti; Christof Loy; Dutch National Opera; Christian Schmidt; Eva-Maria Westbroek; Franco Vassallo

AmsterdamGala

Various
Hans van Manen; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe

AmsterdamOde to the Master

Prokofiev, Piazzolla, Andriessen
Hans van Manen; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe

AmsterdamEliogabaloNew Production

Cavalli: Eliogabalo
Leonardo Garcia Alarcón; Thomas Jolly; Dutch National Opera; Thibaut Fack; Gareth Pugh; Franco Fagioli; Ed Lyon

AmsterdamMata Hari

O'Regan: Mata Hari
Ted Brandsen; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe

AmsterdamEine Florentinische Tragödie/ Gianni SchicchiNew Production

Zemlinsky, Puccini
Marc Albrecht; Jan Philipp Gloger; Dutch National Opera; Raimund Orfeo Voigt; Karin Jud; Ausrine Stundyte; Nikolai Schukoff

AmsterdamLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Andrea Battistoni; Benedict Andrews; Dutch National Opera; Johannes Schütz; Victoria Behr; Sergey Romanovsky; Eleonora Buratto

AmsterdamThe Sleeping Beauty

Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
Sir Peter Wright; Dutch National Ballet; Boris Gruzin; Philip Prowse
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Beautiful role debut for Malin Byström in Amsterdam Salome

In an elegant new production by Ivo van Hove, Malin Byström portrays a graceful, erotic Salome and the RCO play with sensuous lyricism under Daniele Gatti.
****1
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Audi’s Madrigals in Amsterdam: a sensorial experience

Staged at Dutch National Opera’s workshop, Madrigals reduces the distance between public and performers and creates a real sensorial experience. 
****1
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Rigoletto is mad but the singing is fine

Damiano Michieletto’s intriguing production of Rigoletto is set in a mental hospital, and sidelines emotion in favour of analysis. The singing, on the other hand, is heartfelt and exciting.
***11
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Cranko's Onegin in Amsterdam

Dramatic narrative ballets seem to gain in popularity with the Dutch National Ballet, and although Onegin was no tearjerker star ballerina Anna Tsygankova created some beautiful moments.
***11
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Ugly and brilliant: Wozzeck at Dutch National Opera

Clarity and mounting horror in the orchestra pit, the full truth and ugliness of the human condition onstage. Dutch National Opera’s new production of Wozzeck is stomach-churning for all the right reasons.
*****
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Made in Amsterdam (2)

Wheeldon’s vocabulary, Ratmansky’s Lyricism, Pastor’s roaring engine and Dawson’s mesmerising planetary roaming little prince Edo Wijnen, make for a happy afternoon. 
*****
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Made in Amsterdam 1

Dutch National Ballet proves its innovative tradition of modern ballet with playful, serious, subtle and powerful pieces.
*****
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Finding release among the poppy fields

Tcherniakov's moving production delves into the psychological rather than revelling in the spectacular. 
****1
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