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.
Almost every Tuesday you can enjoy a free lunch concert in the foyer of Dutch National Opera & Ballet.
La Bayadère, 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 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 for the whole family; a ballet in which 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
Scenic Route, programme by NDT 1, presents two works by house choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot, showcasing the incredible artistic range by this choreographic duo and their dan
Following the great success of former programmes, the Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company is once again presenting a touring programme full of surprises.
Pablo is a spectacular performance, combining dance, theatre and orchestra, about the Spain of Pablo Picasso.
Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck lets us experience how a vulnerable person can be driven to commit a deed of despair.
The second edition of the Opera Forward Festival, on the theme of POWER/POWERLESSNESS, will take place between 18 and 29 March 2017.
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.
NDT 1 presents Parade which is solely dedicated to the work of associate choreographer Crystal Pite.
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.