November 2018

Il barbiere di Siviglia

Opera Classic
20 23 25 28 30 November

Rossini's lively and beloved opera classic Il barbiere di Siviglia is presented in a new staging by Lotte de

December 2018

Il barbiere di Siviglia

Opera Classic
02 December

Rossini's lively and beloved opera classic Il barbiere di Siviglia is presented in a new staging by Lotte de

Oedipe

Opera
06 09 12 15 18 21 25 December

George Enescu’s masterpiece Oedipe is already a musical tour de force, but in the hands of director Àlex Oll

January 2019

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Opera Classic
16 18 20 22 25 27 29 31 January

Everyone knows the hits from the opera and 1959 film Porgy and Bess, which include ‘Summertime’, ‘I Got Plenty O’ Nut

Juditha Triumphans

Opera Baroque
26 28 30 January

Vivaldi’s Juditha Triumphans is an allegorical oratorio with a plot full of twists and turns.

February 2019

Juditha Triumphans

Opera Baroque
01 03 05 07 February

Vivaldi’s Juditha Triumphans is an allegorical oratorio with a plot full of twists and turns.

Girls of the Golden West

Opera Opera Forward
28 February

Dutch National Opera presents Girls of the Golden West by the celebrated American composer John Adams.

March 2019

Girls of the Golden West

Opera Opera Forward
02 05 07 09 13 17 March

Dutch National Opera presents Girls of the Golden West by the celebrated American composer John Adams.

Fin de Partie

Opera Opera Forward Pierre Audi
06 08 10 March

Based on the famous play by Samuel Beckett, Fin de Partie is the first opera written by 91-year-old György K

April 2019

Tannhäuser

Opera Wagner Romantic
06 10 14 18 21 24 28 April

With its splendid choral movements, Wagner’s ‘romantische Oper’ Tannhäuser is a true ‘singers’ opera’.

Pas de Deux - Scapino Ballet

Dans
19 April

Following a successful tour and glowing reactions, Scapino Ballet returns to our theatre with Pas de Deux by

Madama Butterfly

Opera Classic Dramatic
23 26 29 April

Coolly stylised, Robert Wilson’s sublime staging of Puccini’s heartbreaking Madama Butterfly accentuates the

May 2019

Tannhäuser

Opera Wagner Romantic
01 May

With its splendid choral movements, Wagner’s ‘romantische Oper’ Tannhäuser is a true ‘singers’ opera’.

Madama Butterfly

Opera Classic Dramatic
02 05 07 10 13 May

Coolly stylised, Robert Wilson’s sublime staging of Puccini’s heartbreaking Madama Butterfly accentuates the

The boy who grew too fast

Opera
03 04 May

What do you do when you are different from everybody else? Try not to stand out? Or ignore what others think?

June 2019

Pelléas et Mélisande

Opera Holland Festival
05 08 12 16 18 23 27 June

At the 2019 Holland Festival DNO will present a new production of Pelléas et Mélisande, led by Daniele Gatti

Il Matrimonio Segreto

De nationale opera studio Opera Talentontwikkeling
25 26 June

A marriage, kept secret because of differences in social standing, comes under threat.

International Young Patrons Gala

Opera & Ballet
28 June

On Friday 28 June 2019, the Young Patrons Circle of Dutch National Opera & Ballet hosts the third edition of the