In short

In collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam and SPUI25, Dutch National Opera & Ballet organizes a series of stimulating lectures that are free of charge and can be visited separately from the performances. Renowned speakers place the productions of Dutch National Opera and Dutch National Ballet in a broader cultural-historical context and connect them with current themes and issues. After each lecture there is room to continue talking with each other and the speaker. The lectures take place in the Odeonzaal of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet.

Please note that the lectures in this series are in Dutch. 

Free of charge

The lectures are free of charge and are independent activities that can be attended separately from the related performance. In addition, Dutch National Opera & Ballet organizes regular introductions that start 45 minutes before each performance and that prepare you for the visit of the specific production.

The lectures are made possible in part by the Friends of Dutch National Opera and the Friends of Dutch National Ballet.

Upcoming

Historisch scènebeeld Der Freischütz

De kracht van een duivelse opera

Muziekdramaturg Kasper van Kooten ontrafelt de achtergronden van de romantische operaklassieker Der Freischütz.

Maandag 13 juni.