We offer special school matinees: catchy operas and dance performances tailored for young ears and eyes, to help children experience the magic of dance, music, and theatre through school. The school matinees are scheduled at a convenient time in the morning or early afternoon so that everyone can return to school on time.
Free bus transportation
We want as many children as possible from across the country to attend our school performances. That is why, in the 2022-2023 school year, schools will be able to take a free bus to our theatre. The Turing Foundation has made it possible for Dutch National Opera & Ballet to organise and pay for bus transportation to school matinees. (This opportunity is only available to schools that are unable to use the Amsterdam Culture Bus or other local transportation options).
School performances in 2022-2023
The Girl, the Hunter and the Wolf
Fairy tales with a twist
For groups 3-4
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 11.00 and 13.00
Wednesday October 26, 2022 at 11.00
Thursday October 27, 2022 at 11.00 and 13.00
A musical journey through the body
For groups 3-4
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 11.00
Be Opera XL
Muzikale vertelling over opera met musici van het Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest.
Voor groep 5-8
donderdag 25 mei 2023 om 11.00 en 13.00
vrijdag 26 mei 2023 om 11.00 en 13.00
The Sleeping Beauty
A world-famous ballet fairy tale
For groups 5-8
Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 13.30 (groups 5 and 6) - sold out
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 13.30 (groups 7 and 8) - sold out
Enter an enticing cardboard fantasy world!
For groups 7-8
Friday, December 9, 2022 at 13.00
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 13.00