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The Junior Company is presenting a new programme full of ambition and variety, in which the youngest dance professionals can showcase their enthusiasm and talent to great advantage.
Sasha Waltz is making a timeless and universal love story of Hector Berlioz’ version of Roméo et Juliette.
In The little big chest, young children make the acquaintance of a strange chest in the attic and embark on a magical dance adventure.
Mozart’s Don Giovanni is many people’s favourite opera, not just because of the incredibly beautiful music, but also because of attractive elements like sex, violence, humour and tension.
Double bill by Nederlands Dans Theater
Every Tuesday (12.30-13.00) you can enjoy a free lunch concert in the foyer of Dutch National Opera & Ballet.
The second Russian opera in the anniversary season is a new production of Tchaikovsky’s Pique dame (Queen of spades).
Louis Andriessen, together with librettist Helmut Krausser, sketches the story of a colourful character in his new opera Theatre of the World.
They live in New York, London, Berlin and Amsterdam, yet share the same passion: taking ballet in totally new directions on the basis of classical technique.
Collegium Vocale Gent, Baroque orchestra B’Rock and three top singers, conducted by René Jacobs, perform Haydn’s Die Schöpfung, accompanied by the images of video artist Julian Rosefeldt,
In New Moves, dancers of Dutch National Ballet get the opportunity to investigate their choreographic talents. New creations are the ‘lifeblood’ of every dance company.
Dutch National Opera is closing its anniversary season with two concerts by the Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek.
In the end-of-year performance Dancers of tomorrow, all the pupils and students of the
With all its intrigues, disguises, mistaken identities and hidden meanings, Le nozze di Figaro is one of the most successful comic operas ever.
There’s no better way to open the season than with a big, festive gala.
As a tribute to Toer van Schayk, who will be 80 in September, Dutch National Ballet is presenting masterpieces from the repertoire of Toer van Schayk, Hans van Manen and Rudi van Dantzig.
The ballet about the love between the Indian temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor has been capturing the hearts of ballet-lovers for nearly 140 years.
This new production of Manon Lescaut shifts the emphasis. Manon herself, sung by Eva Maria Westbroek, looks back on her life, instead of Manon’s lover.
Jephtha tells the biblical story (in the book of Judges) of a commander-in-chief who had to sacrifice his daughter because of a rash promise he made to God.
Following his legendary Der Ring des Nibelungen and Lohengrin, Pierre Audi directed another Wagner opera: Parsifal.
The ballet Coppelia is a real feel-good ballet where true love triumphs but then in a contemporary and meticulous version of the time-honoured fairytale.
In the often difficult relationship between ‘East’ and ‘West’, the theme of forgiveness is just as relevant today.
The high-profile production of Prince Igor (2014), a co-production with the New York Metropolitan Opera, directed by Dmitri Tcherniakov, is now coming to Amsterdam.
Proud of the fact that the New York Times regards it as one of the five most important and innovative ballet companies, Dutch National Ballet is presenting Made in Amsterdam 1 & 2
Nederlands Dans Theater is performing twice in Dutch National Opera & Ballet, in February and May.
Following the great success of former programmes, the Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company is once again presenting a touring programme full of surprises.
The second edition of the Opera Forward Festival, on the theme of POWER/POWERLESSNESS, will take place between 18 and 29 March 2017.
Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck lets us experience how a vulnerable person can be driven to commit a deed of despair.
Although the title might suggest otherwise, The New Prince is certainly not about a fairytale prince.
Onegin is one of those rare narrative ballet dramas that touch both heart and mind.
Muziektheater Transparant, the international production house for music theatre from Antwerp, is presenting a new sp
The little big chest is an ideal introduction to classical and contemporary ballet.
The world premiere of Alexander Raskatov’s A Dog’s Heart, based on a novella by Mikhail Bulgakov, was an overwhelming success in 2010.
Best of Balanchine comprises three of the best-known masterpieces as well as a pas de deux that is new to our company by the greatest choreographer of the twentieth century.
The five most popular Verdi operas certainly include the heart-rending drama about the jester Rigoletto, who unwittingly brings about the death of his own daughter.
Only three full-length works from Monteverdi’s opera oeuvre have survived. By combining individual works, further aspects of this early master are explored in Madrigals.
Little Dog's Heart is a brand-new children’s opera, based on the novella The heart of a dog by the great Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov.
Monteverdi’s moving Marian Vespers are visualised by DNO director Pierre Audi, in an installation by the Belgian artist Berlinde De Bruyckere, in the monumental Gashouder in Amsterdam.
Modern psychology made its first appearance on the opera stage with Richard Strauss’ masterpiece Salome.
Shostakovich Trilogy is a groundbreaking, intensely personal tribute from the renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky to Dmitri Shostakovich, one of the greatest composers of Russia.
This season the annual event where dancers of the company get the opportunity to develop their choreographic talents will be like a gala performance, with a party to follow.