Dutch National Opera & Ballet present

Lunch concerts every tuesday

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A MUSICAL TREAT DURING LUNCH BREAK

Duration 0:30

Free concert

Almost every Tuesday at 12:30 - from September to May, with the exception of the Christmas period and public holidays - you can enjoy a free lunch concert in the foyer of Dutch National Opera & Ballet.

Coproduction with the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra|Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

In short

SEPTEMBER - MAY: TUESDAY 12.30-13.00
Location: Dutch National Opera & Ballet
Doors open: 12h15

 

All dates and programs are subject to change.

You can find up-to-date details of the concerts on the Lunch Concert Facebook page.

There is no admission after curtain-up. Making visual and/or sound recordings is prohibited.

GUIDED TOUR

On some dates you can join a tour behind the scenes of one hour, after the lunch concert, starting at 13.15.  You can reserve a place at the box office or by calling 020 625 5455. Price: € 9,50/€ 7,50 (CKV, Student, Stadspas).
More information is available at the box office of Dutch National Opera & Ballet. See operaballet.nl/guided-tours our regular guided tours.

 

Programme

 

27 November
Brahms, Jenner, Herzogenberg and Kirchner
Damask Vocal Quartet:
Katharine Dain - soprano
Marine Fribourg - mezzo-soprano
Guy Cutting - tenor
Drew Santini - baritone
Flore Merlin - piano

December 2018

4 December
in collabaration with Dutch National Opera Studio
Followed by optional guided tour

11 December
in collabaration with Dutch National Opera Studio

18 December
Christmas Carols

Oleksandra Lenyshyn - soprano, Marieke Reuten - alto, François Soons - tenor, Ian Spencer - bass
Carole Spencer - flute, Brian Fieldhouse - piano

1-Shepherd's Pipe Carol
2-Sir Christèmas
3-Deck The Hall
4-The Twelve Days Of Christmas
5-The Little Drummer Boy
6-Do you hear what I hear
7-Dashing through the snow
8-Silent Night
9-O Come, All Ye Faithful ('Adeste Fideles')

Followed by optional guided tour

January 2019

8 January
Bellini, Tsjaikovski, Verdi a.o.
Caroline Cartens - soprano
Irina Sisoyeva - piano

15 January
in collabaration with Dutch National Opera Studio

22 January
English or British?
Ian Spencer - bass
James Pollard - piano

29 January
Concert in collabaration with Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Followed by optional guided tour

February 2019

5 February
Händel
Cameron Shahbazi - countertenor
Ensemble Baroque & Beyond:
Tomasz Aleksander Plusa - violin
Pietro Battistoni - violin
Clara Sawada - violin
Aleksandra Kwiatkowska - violin
Imke Jansen - viola
Nina Hitz - cello
Mattia Corso - contrabass
Earl Christy - theorbo

12 February
in collabaration with Dutch National Opera Studio

19 February
Vasquez and Rota
Lefko Trio:
Carlos Giménez Martinez - soprano saxophone
Mateusz Pusiewicz - baritone saxophone
Aliya Ishakova - piano

26 February
Padding, Szentpali, Rachmaninov a.o.
David Kutz - tuba
Marta Liébana - piano
Followed by optional guided tour

OFFMarch 2019

5 March
Dutch National Opera Studio/Opera Forward Festival

12 March
Concert in collabaration with Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Followed by optional guided tour

19 March
Céleste Zewald - clarinet
Jaap Kooi - piano

26 March
Sjostakovitsj: From Jewish Folk Poetry
Opera Armida:
Adva Tas - soprano
Liza van der Peijl - alto
Richard Prada - tenor
Mirsa Adami - piano
Matt Lynch - director

April 2019

2 April
Concert in collabaration with Dutch National Opera Academy
Followed by optional guided tour

9 April
Cantaloube a.o.
Jeanneke van Buul - soprano
Susan Ball - piano
Followed by optional guided tour

16 April
in collabaration with Dutch National Opera Studio

23 April
Wagner: Das Liebesmahl der Apostel
Men's choir conducted by Bas Kuijlenburg
Followed by optional guided tour

May 2019

7 May
Dvořák: Biblische Lieder und Zigeunermelodien
Dana Ilia - soprano
Peter Lockwood - piano
Followed by optional guided tour

21 May
Caroline Ansink: songs
Myra Kroese - mezzo-soprano
Caroline Ansink - alto flute
Lodewijk Spanjaard - cello

28 mei
Caldara
Ensemble Stile Galante
Conductor: Stefano Aresi

(Note: this concert lasts ± 40 minutes)

June 2019

4 June
Marieke Reuten - alto
NN - contrabass
Followed by optional guided tour