4-9 May 2024
Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Studio Boekman
plus minus 1:15, no interval
From € 15
Musical meets opera
Resistance activist, cellist, queer – but above all the first woman ever to conduct her own symphony orchestra. In partnership with Stichting Boon en Ster, Dutch National Opera is proud to present a one-woman musical about the life and times of the fascinating Frieda Belinfante (1904-1995).
Concept and composition Frank Irving
Concept and text Sietse Remmers
Concept and stage direction Sytske van der Ster
Additional compositions, musical coordination Leonard Evers
Design and costumes Aldo Vreeburg
Set design tba
Lighting design Coen van der Hoeven
Dramaturgy Céline Buren
Choreography Aisa Lafour
Frieda Belinfante Esther Lindenbergh
Chekhov Trio Fem Devos, Emma Rhebergen, Anna Litvinenko
Coproduction Stichting Boon en Ster
School performances (12+)
A number of performances will be given especially for schools on 14 May.
Esther Lindenbergh delivers an outstanding performance as resistance activist Frieda Belinfante in a small parade tent
- Children aged 16 and under, City Pass & CJP: € 15,00
- Adults: € 20,00
Prices exclude € 2,00 booking fee per ticket.
Frieda Belinfante will also be performed in a few other Dutch theatres. Click here to see an overview of the tour.
Theater Na de Dam
These performances are part of the national theatre event Theater Na de Dam. On the evening of National Remembrance Day, on 4 May, theatre makers and artists throughout the Netherlands devote themselves to lending extra significance to this day. Every year, more than a hundred performances take place at the same time, each of which addresses World War II in its own way.