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

 

 

22 January

‘English or British?’

Ian Spencer, bas
James Pollard, piano en accordeon

Donald, where’s ye trousers  (tekst Andy Stewart, muziek Neil Grant)
Calon Lân    (tekst Daniel James, muziek John Hughes)
The Gnu    (tekst Michael Flanders, muziek Donald Swann)
Misalliance    (tekst Michael Flanders, muziek Donald Swann)
When Irish eyes are smiling  (tekst Chauncey Olcott & George Graff, muziek Ernest Ball)
Schotse medley   Instrumentaal
Llanfair….    (Paul Damian)
Danny Boy    (Trad. Irish)
Ill wind     (tekst Michael Flanders, muziek Donald Swann)
A song of Patriotic Prejudice  (tekst Michael Flanders, muziek Donald Swann)

29 January
Dvořák: Stringquintet no.2

Strings from the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra

Followed by optional guided tour

February 2019

5 February
Cameron Shahbazi, countertenor

Ensemble Baroque & Beyond:
Tomasz Aleksander Plusa en Pietro Battistoni, eerste violin
Clara Sawada en Aleksandra Kwiatkowska, tweede violin
Imke Jansen, altviool
Nina Hitz, cello, Mattia Corso, contrabas en Earl Christy, theorbe

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)

1. Overture - Rinaldo
2. Crede l’uom - Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno
3. Cara sposa - Rinaldo
4. Se fiera belva ha cinto - Rodelinda
5. Stille amare - Tolomeo, re d’Egitto

12 February
The lunchconcert of 12 February has been canceled due to a final rehearsal at stage.

19 February
Bach and Mozart

Ebonit Saxophone Quartet:
Alberto Tárraga Alcañiz - soprano saxophone
Dineke Nauta - alto saxophone
Mateusz Pusiewicz - tenor saxophone
Paulina Marta Kulesza - baritone saxophone

26 February
Wagner: Akte I, Scene 2 uit Tannhäuser: Im Venusberg
Anneleen Bijnen – mezzosopraan
Richard Prada - tenor
Juan Sebastián Blanco - harp
Gilbert den Broeder – piano
Bert Bijnen - regie

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
Brahms and Danzi

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