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The Concertgebouw Presents Concert in Amsterdam

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$24
Enjoy a lovely concert in the Main Hall or Recital Hall at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Admire the stunning decor of the 19th-century interior and appreciate the world-class acoustics.

Enjoy an evening concert you will never forget as you admire the beautiful décor and surroundings of the Main Hall or Recital Hall. The wide-ranging program offers an excellent selection of classical, pop, and jazz music.

The Concertgebouw is rated as one of the world's top concert venues, known for the quality of its acoustics and its international programming. With over 700,000 visitors a year it's also one of the best-attended concert halls.

Main Hall
The Concertgebouw's famous Main Hall is one of the best concert halls in the world, well-known for its exceptional acoustics and special atmosphere. In the Main Hall, you will feel history. Here, Gustav Mahler conducted his own compositions, as did Richard Strauss and Igor Stravinsky. Sergei Rachmaninoff played his own piano concertos in the Main Hall. This is also where musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Horowitz and Yehudi Menuhin gave legendary performances. Right up to now, the Main Hall offers a stage to the world's best orchestras and musicians.

Recital Hall
For lovers of chamber music the Recital Hall is the venue of choice. You can hear the musicians breathe and you can practically touch them. This hall is also cherished by musicians for its beautiful acoustics and direct contact with the audience. In the Recital Hall you can hear the best musicians of our time.

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Concert by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam

Music Amsterdam
$53
Enjoy a concert by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Admire the stunning decor of the 19th-century interior and appreciate the world-class acoustics.

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is one of the very best orchestras in the world. Time and time again, critics have lauded its unique sound. While the exceptional acoustics of The Concertgebouw also play an important role in this respect, no other orchestra sounds like the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in the Main Hall. The influence exerted on the orchestra by its chief conductors - of which there have been only six since 1888 - and of the musicians themselves is also important.

Program
January 26 | 8.15 pm | Kristian Bezuidenhout and RCO
January 28 | 2.15 pm | Kristian Bezuidenhout and RCO
February 1 | 8.15 pm | RCO Horizon: Japanese Impressions
February 2 | 8.15 pm | RCO: Pintscher, Debussy, Escher and Takemitsu
February 7 | 8.15 pm | Gavrylyuk and RCO: Schumann's Piano Concerto
February 8 | 8.15 pm | Gavrylyuk and RCO: Schumann's Piano Concerto
February 11 | 2.15 pm | Gavrylyuk and RCO: Schumann's Piano Concerto
February 15 | 8.15 pm | RCO: Semyon Bychkov, Katia and Marielle Labèque
February 16 | 8.15 pm | RCO: Semyon Bychkov, Katia and Marielle Labèque
March 8 | 8.15 pm | RCO: Chailly and Gluzman
March 9 | 8.15 pm | RCO: Chailly and Gluzman
March 11 | 2.15 pm | RCO: Chailly and Gluzman
March 14 | 8.15 pm | Welser-Möst and RCO: Widmann and Beethoven
March 15 | 8.15 pm | Welser-Möst and RCO: Widmann and Beethoven
March 16 | 8.15 pm | Welser-Möst and RCO: Widmann and Beethoven
March 23 | 7 pm | Ton Koopman and RCO: Bach's ST Matthew Passion
March 25 | 12 pm | Ton Koopman and RCO: Bach's ST Matthew Passion
April 6 | 8.15 pm | RCO, Trevor Pinnock and Vilde Frang
April 7 | 9 pm | RCO Essentials: Handel and Haydn
April 12 | 8.15 pm | RCO Horizon: Gatti meets Kavakos
April 13 | 8.15 pm | RCO Horizon: Gatti meets Kavakos
April 18 | 8.15 pm | Hrůša and Concertgebouw Orchestra: Prokofiev and Beethoven
April 19 | 8.15 pm | Hrůša and Concertgebouw Orchestra: Prokofiev and Beethoven
May 2 | 8.15 pm | Jaap van Zweden and RCO: Bruckner
May 5 | 8.15 pm | Jaap van Zweden and RCO: Bruckner
May 6 | 2.15 pm | Jaap van Zweden and RCO: Bruckner
May 9 | 8.15 pm | Concertgebouw Orchestra: Mahler and Prokofiev
May 11 | 8.15 pm | Concertgebouw Orchestra: Mahler and Prokofiev
May 25 | 8.15 pm | Blomstedt and Concertgebouw Orchestra: Berloiz and Berwald
May 26 | 9 pm | RCO Essentials: Blomstedt conducts Berloiz
May 30 | 8.15 pm | RCO, Gustavo Gimeno and Eva-Maria Westbroek
May 31 | 8.15 pm | RCO, Gustavo Gimeno and Eva-Maria Westbroek
June 7 | 8.15 pm | Bernard Haitink and RCO: Mahler's Symphony No. 9
June 8 | 8.15 pm | Bernard Haitink and RCO: Mahler's Symphony No. 9
June 10 | 2.15 pm | Bernard Haitink and RCO: Mahler's Symphony No. 9
June 15 | 8.15 pm | Lahav Shani and RCO: Bach and Schönberg
June 20, 21 & 22 | 8.15 pm | RCO, Gatti and Westbroek: Wagner

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Master Pianist Concert at The Royal Concertgebouw

Music Amsterdam
$47
Enjoy a Sunday evening concert by the master pianists at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. These concerts are once or twice a month on Sunday Evening at 8:15pm in the Main Hall and are approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes in duration. A drink (coffee, tea, soda, wine or beer) is included before the start of the concert and during the intermission.

Master Pianists series
The Master Pianists series has existed since 1987 and is organised by Riaskoff Concert Management, an internationally renowned management agency for classical musicians. For many years now, the Master Pianists series has been among the most prestigious piano series in the world. Ever since its inaugural season in 1987-1988, the series guarantees recitals of exceptional quality by the world's most revered pianists. The Master Pianists series not only presents pianists of established international renown, each season it also offers opportunities to at least one promising young pianist. For many talented young pianists, such a recital is seen as another step on the path to a major career.

The Royal Concertgebouw
The Concertgebouw is rated as one of the world's top concert venues, known for the quality of its acoustics and its international programming. With over 700,000 visitors a year it's also one of the best-attended concert halls. Experience the legendary acoustics in the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw.

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Robeco Summer Nights Concerts at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam

Music Amsterdam
$25
See a wide variety of live music concerts at one of Amsterdam's most iconic venues during Robeco SummerNights at The Royal Concertgebouw. During the months of July and August, choose between classical to jazz and from chansons to film scores, all performed by top musicians from all over the globe. With more than 80 concerts in the Main Hall, Recital Hall or Choir Hall, Robeco SummerNights create a music festival that has been a crowd favorite for more than 30 years.
Additional to the concert, you can book a lovely 2- or 3 course dinner in our Mirror Hall, listed in 'Schedule and Pricing'.

During July and August, Robeco SummerNights offers a diverse program with something for everyone. With programming from classical to modern, from acoustic to electric, over the past 30 years Robeco SummerNights has become one of the most visited festivals in the Netherlands. Not only will you be able to visit the Main- or Recital Hall but also the Choir Hall, which will be magically transformed into a Jazz Club.

Robeco SummerNights are the result of a unique collaboration between Robeco and The Concertgebouw. They both have a rich history full of innovation and a passion for quality, while always keeping an eye on the origins. Everyone to their own. Through Robeco SummerNights they want to make musical tradition accessible to everyone in an innovative way.

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Sunday Morning Concert at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam

Music Amsterdam
$28
Begin your Sunday with live music by one of the world's best orchestras at Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw. Soak up musical works and ornate 19th-century decor in this spectacular concert hall before treating yourself to a luxurious Brunch or a Guided Tour after the concert (add either option for an additional cost when booking your tour).

Start your Sunday with a taste of culture as you arrive a little after 10am to Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw. Sip a complimentary drink before the 11am concert and admire the stunning interior of the building, rated as one of the world's top concert venues. Known for the quality of its acoustics and its international programming, the Royal Concertgebouw has more than 700,000 visitors a year. Settle in to enjoy an hour of music performed by some of the world's best performers in either the Main Hall of the smaller Recital Hall.

After the concert, treat yourself to a decadent Brunch or a Guided Tour of the Concertgebouw — select either option (with an additional cost) when booking your tour.

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Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra in Amsterdam

Music Amsterdam
$39
Enjoy a concert by the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra or Netherlands Chamber Orchestra in the Main Hall of The Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. There are various dates available for an afternoon concert at 2.15pm or an evening concert at 8.15pm. Drinks(coffee, tea, soda, wine or beer) are included before the start of the concert and during intermission.

Admire the stunning decor of the 19th-century interior and appreciate the world-class acoustics while visiting a spectaculair concert in one of the most famous concert halls in the world. The Royal Concertgebouw is rated as one of the world's top concert venues, known for the quality of its acoustics and its international programming. With over 700,000 visitors a year it's also one of the best-attended concert halls.

The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and its partner the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra bring classical music to life at the highest level and collaborate closely with international musicians and conductors. Both orchestras take great pleasure in developing and welcoming new musical talent.

PROGRAM
February 3 | 8.15 pm | Sitkovetsky Trio in Beethoven's Triple Concerto
February 5 | 8.15 pm | Sitkovetsky Trio in Beethoven's Triple Concerto
February 17 | 8.15 pm | Marc Albrecht conducts an all-Schumann programme
February 18 | 2.15 pm | Marc Albrecht conducts an all-Schumann programme
February 23 | 8.15 pm | Viotti conducts Stravinsky's Petrushka
February 24 | 8.15 pm | Viotti conducts Stravinsky's Petrushka

March 2 | 8.15 pm | Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Choir: Fauré's Requiem
March 3 | 8.15 pm | Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Choir: Fauré's Requiem

April 14 | 8.15 pm | Netherlands Chamber Orchestra: Bach and Shostakovich
April 15 | 2.15 pm | Netherlands Chamber Orchestra: Bach and Shostakovich

May 12 | 8.15 pm | Joshua Weilerstein conducts Mozart and Shostakovich
May 14 | 8.15 pm | Joshua Weilerstein conducts Mozart and Shostakovich
May 27 | 2.15 pm | Marc Albrecht conducts Berlioz' Symphonie Fantastique
May 28 | 8.15 pm | Marc Albrecht conducts Berloiz' Symphonie Fantastique

June 9 | 8.15 pm | Britten and Rachmaninoff
June 11 | 8.15 pm | Britten and Rachmaninoff
June 18 | 8.15 pm | Marc Albrecht conducts Bruckner's Symphony No. 4

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Saturday Matinee Concert at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam

Music Amsterdam
$47

Enjoy a lovely Saturday Matinee in the Main Hall of the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. This concert includes a drink (coffee, tea, wine, beer) before the start of the concert and during intermission. Admire the stunning decor of the 19th-century interior and appreciate the world-class acoustics.

Enjoy a Saturday matinee concert you will never forget as you admire the beautiful décor and surroundings of the Main Hall. The wide-ranging program offers an excellent selection of classical, pop, and jazz music.

An unforgettable musical experience
The Concertgebouw's famous Main Hall is one of the best concert halls in the world, well-known for its exceptional acoustics and special atmosphere. In the Main Hall, you will feel history. Here, Gustav Mahler conducted his own compositions, as did Richard Strauss and Igor Stravinsky. Sergei Rachmaninoff played his own piano concertos in the Main Hall. This is also where musicians such as Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Horowitz and Yehudi Menuhin gave legendary performances. Right up to now, the Main Hall offers a stage to the world's best orchestras and musicians. Buy your tickets now and experience the magic of the Main Hall for yourself!

PROGRAM 2017

September 16 | 1.30 pm | Main Hall
James Gaffigan conducts Verdi's Simon Boccanegra

September 30 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Markus Stenz conducts: Ligeti, Dusapin and Larcher

October 7 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
François-Xavier Roth conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 5

October 14 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet Suite

October 21 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Michel van der Aa's opera Sunken Garden

November 4 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Puccini, Busoni and Mascagni's Rapsodia satanica (with film)

November 11 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Concerto Köln and Julia Lezhneva: the spirit of Vivaldi

November 18 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Visman revisited & Berlioz' Symphonie fantastique

November 25 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
The Netherlands Radio Choir: Rachmaninoff's All-Night Vigil

December 2 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Wigglesworth conducts Wigglesworth, Knussen, Birtwhistle and Janáček

December 9 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Andrea Marcon conducts Telemann's oratorio Der Tag des Gerichts

December 16 | 1.30 pm | Main Hall
Vasily Petrenko conducts Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden Cockerel

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Bach Choir and Orchestra of the Netherlands at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam

Music Amsterdam
$84
Enjoy a concert by the Bach Choir and Orchestra of the Netherlands, performed in the Main Hall of the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. This concert includes a drink (coffee, tea, soda, wine, beer) before the start of the concert and during intermission. Admire the stunning decor of the 19th-century interior and appreciate the world-class acoustics in one of the most famous concert halls of the world.

Attend a concert by The Bach Choir and Orchestra of the Netherlands and have an evening you will never forget. Come experience inspiring music in the beautiful 19th-century surroundings and the legendary acoustics in the Main Hall of the Concertgebouw. The Royal Concertgebouw is rated as one of the world's top concert venues, known for the quality of its acoustics and its international programming. With over 700,000 visitors a year it's also one of the best-attended concert halls.

PROGRAM 2017 - 2018

Sunday September 24 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Olga Zinovieva & Bach Orchestra of the Netherlands: Amadeus is my love

Sunday November 5 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink: Tribute to Bach

Sunday December 10 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Handel's Messiah

Saturday December 23 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Handel's Messiah

Saturday December 23 | 7.30 pm | Main Hall
Classical Christmas with pianist Jan Vayne

Sunday December 24 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Classical Christmas with pianist Jan Vayne

Tuesday December 26 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Handel's Messiah

Wednesday December 27 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Handel's Messiah

Thursday December 28 | 7.30 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Handel's Messiah

Sunday January 21 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink: Italian Baroque

Sunday February 4 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Mozart's Requiem

Sunday February 25 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Mozart's Requiem

Sunday March 4 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion

Sunday March 18 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion

Thursday March 22 | 7.30 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion

Saturday March 24 | 7.30 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion

Saturday March 31 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion

Saturday March 31 | 7.30 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion

Sunday April 1 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion

Sunday April 1 | 7.30 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Bach's St Matthew Passion

Monday April 2 | 2.15 pm | Main Hall
Pieter Jan Leusink conducts Handel's Messiah

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Portuguese Synagogue: Candlelight Concerts in Amsterdam

Music Amsterdam
$17

Bask in the romantic atmosphere of a 1-hour candlelight concert at Amsterdam's Portuguese Synagogue, located in the heart of the city's Jewish Quarter. Once a month, hundreds of burning candles form the backdrop for the concert that showcases everything from Balkan folk to classical concertos. Coupled with the synagogue's renowned acoustics, it's sure to be an incredible evening. 

Arrive at central Amsterdam's Portuguese Synagogue up to 30 minutes before the performance and proceed directly to your seat. Take advantage of your early arrival by enjoying the romantic atmosphere of this magnificent 17th-century Sephardic synagogue and its hundreds of burning candles. Once the musicians take the stage, relax and enjoy an enthralling hour-long concert of timeless compositions, brought to the life by the virtuoso players and the  synagogue's magnificent acoustics.

Please note: performances vary depending on the evening. The full concert listings are as follows:

Wednesday December 13 (19:30)
David Kweksilber & Friends
The clarinetist-saxophonist from Amsterdam (who plays in the Asko|Schönberg ensemble and leads his own David Kweksilber Big Band) invites his musical friends to play a programme put together especially for the Portuguese Synagogue.

Thursday January 18 (19:30)
Ancient Groove
The Israeli group Ancient Groove combines Jewish religious music with contemporary influences, classical music, jazz and flamenco.Ancient Groove won the Dutch KUNSTENISRAËL Award 2017 at the International Jewish Music Festival in Amsterdam.

Thursday February 22 (19:30)
Trio Benzaiten
Trio Benzaiten, which includes musicians from France, Belarus and Canada, will perform Charlotte, le per aux boutons d'or, a programme dedicated to artist Charlotte Salomon. Musical references to Bach, Beethoven and Schubert appear throughout Charlotte Salomon's gouaches.

Thursday March 29 (19:30)
Duo Kalinowsky
With Viola Dances!, Duo Kalinowsky (piano and viola) performs music from three centuries: ranging from baroque to modern, with a particular emphasis on klezmer.

Thursday May 24 (20:00)
Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble
Coinciding with our exhibition on the historical relations between the Dutch Royal Family and the Jewish community, the Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble performs a concert.