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Season 2022/2023

We are delighted to present season 2022/2023 to you. It is a jam-packed season with no less than sixteen opera productions - including four youth operas - and eleven ballet productions, including three tours.

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Scene from Der Freischütz
Der Freischütz
3-25 June | 8 performances
Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Auditorium

In a rehearsal room, a group of singers is working on Carl Maria von Weber's Der...

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Keti Koti
1 July 2022 | 1 performance
Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Boekmanzaal

This year, Dutch National Opera and RIGHTABOUTNOW INC. will be joining forces once again...

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Dido and Aeneas Paradiso
Opera in Paradiso: Dido and Aeneas
2 July 2022 | 1 performance
Paradiso, Main hall

The opera Dido and Aeneas can be seen in Paradiso on Saturday 2 July. This short opera -...

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ballet: now & soon


Hans van Manen festival
Hans van Manen Festival
8-29 June | 13 performances
Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Auditorium

In 2007, the Hans van Manen Festival, organised by Dutch National Ballet for the occasion...

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60th Anniversary Gala Dutch National Ballet
30 June | 1 performance
Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Auditorium

Breaking with tradition, this year we are presenting our annual gala at the end of the...

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Dansers van Morgen
Dansers van Morgen
5-6 July 2022 | 2 performances
Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Auditorium

For several years now, the Dutch National Ballet Academy’s end-of-year performance has...

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A festive year packed with Hans van Manen initiatives

This year is a festive one as it is the year that Hans van Manen will celebrate his ninetieth birthday. Various initiatives have therefore been taken to honour the grandmaster of Dutch ballet, including the Hans van Manen Festival, a documentary series, an exhibition and a book!

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Patrick Hahn

Patrick Hahn replaces Riccardo Minasi in 'Der Freischütz'

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Seizoenspresentatie 2022/23

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Schools & families

For schools & families

We love to share our love for opera and ballet with as many people as possible. We create performances and organize activities in which children, teenagers and families can experience the magic of opera and ballet.


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