Noah’s Ark

We buy, fly, and consume like never before, despite alarming messages about climate change and the role of our own consumerism. For a country which lies almost completely below sea level: is it time to build a new ark to save ourselves from impending doom and a new Apocalyps? Tonight, Noah will ask himself: is […]

7 September t/m 14 September

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11 September t/m 12 September

After a much-celebrated first edition of Wende Snijders’ self-curated musical-theatre festival, a second edition was bound to follow. This year, the Netherlands Chamber Choir will be performing alongside artists and groups like Pitou, Gallowstreet, Typhoon, The National Ballet, Willeke Alberti, S10, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld and Orbi. Wende turns on shuffle mode and surpasses all notions […]

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  • 27 September

    After the incredible succeses of this concert tour in the Netherlands, Forgetting will be performed in season 2019/2020 in Belgium during the Gent Festival van Vlaanderen. Dementia is the most common cause of death in the Netherlands. Tido Visser, managing director of the Nederlands Kamerkoor, watched his father – the famous opera singer Lieuwe Visser – sink […]

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  • 3 October t/m 13 October

    Everyone, believer or non-believer, will occasionally turn to the heavens in times of despair. But will that lead to an answer? Or just deafening silence? O Sacrum Convivium is about that sign from above, about that moment when we don’t turn to a god, but that god comes to us. Or not. When the emptiness […]

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  • 27 November t/m 7 December

    During his highly successful debut with the Nederlands Kamerkoor in 2016, Edo de Waart discovered how fantastic it was to conduct a cappella repertoire. Now, at the age of 78, he will once more be the choir’s guest in a programme that would seem to suit him down to the ground, with works by composers […]

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  • 6 December t/m 8 December

    Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Schumanns masterful Szenen aus Goethes ‘Faust’. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Gardiner will be complemented by stars like Christian Gerhaher and Ann Hallenberg, in addition to two mixed choirs and a youth choir. John Gardiner is above all specialised in Baroque music, but also presents a refreshing view on repertoire […]

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  • 17 December t/m 22 December

    Every year, the Nederlands Kamerkoor festively heralds Christmas with Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.

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  • 16 January

    Would there be a performer who is more committed than Reinbert de Leeuw? De Leeuw’s countless performances and recordings, often in collaboration with the composers, make for a brilliant oeuvre. His friends at Asko|Schönberg and the Muziekgebouw gave him the best possible gift for his 80th birthday: Acqua Alta, a new composition by the beloved […]

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  • 30 January t/m 9 February

    The music of Russian/American composer Lera Auerbach (1973) is packed with fire and eloquence. In 2016 the world premiere of her composition 72 Angels for choir and saxophone quartet was received with great enthusiasm. Goetia 72 is the sequel to this masterpiece and promises to be no less sensational. For this Dutch premiere the Nederlands […]

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  • 16 February t/m 22 February

    Already in the 13th century, composers of French chansons did not mince their words. Even today some of the texts from the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance may cause us to blush. Paul Van Nevel transports us to a world in which the beauty of the music and the temptations of the flesh compete […]

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  • 9 April t/m 10 April

    An annual tradition: Bach’s masterpiece performed in the Pieterskerk Leiden. This year’s edition will be conducted by Matthew Halls.   Works Johann Sebastian Bach St. Matthew Passion Performers Nederlands Kamerkoor (Netherlands Chamber Choir) Haags Matrozenkoor Residentie Orkest Matthew Halls conductor

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  • 23 April

    From Sweelinck to Sonneveld is a musical tribute to the city of Amsterdam and its inhabitants. Together with baritone Thomas Oliemans and accordionist/pianist Bert van den Brink, four singers of the Nederlands Kamerkoor will make a musical journey through five centuries of music in Amsterdam. Through the uncovering of music from the city’s nooks and […]

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  • 6 May t/m 21 May

    In this programme the Nederlands Kamerkoor and Amsterdam Sinfonietta literally explore the boundaries of music, text, performers and concert hall. Whether it’s Arvo Pärt’s heavenly Spiegel im Spiegel, or Veljo Tormis’ wild Curse upon Iron, these two top ensembles hover between small solo works and expansive settings for choir and string orchestra. From every corner, […]

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  • 30 May

    Together with world-renowned mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, the Nederlands Kamerkoor performs an unrivaled oratorio by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho. The Nederlands Kamerkoor performed earlier works by her as well, like the evocative Only the sound remains under the direction of Peter Sellars. This time, the Nederlands Kamerkoor will bring La Passion de Simone to the audience, […]

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