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.

 

 

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.

18 DECEMBER (NB: Wednesday!)
Special
Christmas Carols
12.30 uur

Het maken van beeld- of geluidsopnamen tijdens het concert is niet toegestaan.

Programme

 

2019

September

24 SEPTEMBER
Dutch National Opera Studio: Liederen Fauré, Debussy en Ravel

Julietta Aleksanyan - soprano
Verity Wingate - soprano
Polly Leech - mezzo-soprano
Lucas van Lierop - tenor
Samuel Carl - baritone
Frederik Bergman - baritone
Martin Mkhize - baritone
Daan Boertien - piano
Lochlan Brown - piano

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Spleen (Op.51, no.3)    - Samuel Carl
Prison (Op.83, no.1)    - Samuel Carl
Green (Op.58, no.3)    - Frederik Bergman
Clair de lune (Op.46, no.2)   - Frederik Bergman
C´est l’extase (Op.58, no 5)   - Martin Mkhize
Mandoline (Op.58, no.1)    - Martin Mkhize
Notre amour (Op.23, no.2)   - Lucas van Lierop
Lydia (Op.4, no.2)    - Lucas van Lierop
Chanson d’amour (Op.27, no.1)   - Lucas van Lierop

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) uit ‘Ariettes oubliées’:
No. 1 - C’est l’extase     - Julietta Aleksanyan
No. 4 - Chevaux de bois    - Julietta Aleksanyan
No. 5 - Green      - Julietta Aleksanyan
No. 2 - Il pleure dans mon cœur   - Verity Wingate
No. 3 - L'ombre des arbres   - Verity Wingate
No. 6 - Les roses étaient toutes rouges  - Verity Wingate

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) Cinq mélodies populaires grecques
No. 1 - Chanson de la mariée   - Polly Leech
No. 2 - Là-bas, vers l’église   - Polly Leech
No. 3 - Quel galant m’est comparable   - Polly Leech
No. 4 - Chanson de ceuilleusde lentiques - Polly Leech
No. 5 - Tout gai!     - Polly Leech

October

1 OCTOBER
Beethoven and Britten
Sphere Quartet:
Phoebe Tarleton - violin
Stephanie van Duijn - violin
Elisa Misas Santin - viola
Henrique Constância - cello

Guided tour after the concert possible

8 OCTOBER
Grieg and Mahler
Anneleen Bijnen - mezzo soprano
Maarten Hillenius - piano

15 OCTOBER
Dutch National Opera Studio 

Guided tour after the concert possible

22 and 29 OCTOBER
no concert

November

5 NOVEMBER
Opera or song?
Wieke van Wingerden - mezzo-soprano
Ineke Geleijns - piano

12 NOVEMBER
Bernstein, Pergolesi, Pärt and Ravel:
Songs of Mo(u)rning
Opera Armida together with Jeugdkoor International School Amsterdam
Adva Tas - soprano
Quinn Muller - spel
Mirsi Adami - piano
Matt Lynch - director

Guided tour after the concert possible

19 NOVEMBER
Dutch National Opera Academy

26 NOVEMBER
De Nationale Opera Studio

December

3 DECEMBER
Geurts: Wo Songs en Tragic Songs
Marieke Reuten - alto
Pieter Smithuijsen - double bass

Guided tour after the concert possible

10 DECEMBER
Dutch National Opera Studio

Guided tour after the concert possible

17 DECEMBER
no concert

18 DECEMBER (N.B.: WOENSDAG!)
Special: Christmas Carols

2020

january

7 JANUARY
Concert i.s.m. Strijkkwartet Biënnale Amsterdam

14 JANUARY
Programme tba
Guided tour after the concert possible

21 JANUARY
Concert together with Strijkkwartet Biënnale Amsterdam

28 JANUARY
Dutch National Opera Studio

february

4 FEBRUARY
Schubert: parts from Forellenkwintet
Strings Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Guided tour after the concert possible

11 FEBRUARY
no concert

18 FEBRUARY
Showstoppers
Ian Spencer - bas-bariton
Marieke Reuten - altO
James Pollard - piano

25 FEBRUARY
Dutch National Opera Studio
Guided tour after the concert possible

march

3 MARCH
Azalaïs Quartet:
Raquel Marín - viol
Alexandra López - viool
Elena Santana - altviool
Carla Peña - cello

10 MARCH
Laitman: Remembrance
Hans Pieter Herman - bariton
Jeanneke van Buul - sopraan
Maria Kowan - mezzosopraan
N.N. - klarinet
N.N. - cello
Bas Verheijden - piano

17 MARCH
Schumann: Spanisches Liederspiel
Jeanneke van Buul - soprano
Marieke Reuten - alto
Richard Prada - tenor
Jorne van Bergeijk - bariton
N.N. - piano

24 MARCH
Dutch National Opera Studio

31 MARCH
Programme tba

april

7 APRIL
Dutch National Opera Academy

14 APRIL
Belinfante String Quartet:
Olivia Doflein – viool
Fiona Robertson – viool
Sophie Vroegop – alt viool
Pau Marquès Oleo – cello

21 APRIL
Bernstein: Songfest
Members of the Chorus of Dutch National Opera
N.N. - piano

Guided tour after the concert possible

28 APRIL
Dutch National Opera Studio

may

5 MAY
no concert

12 MAY
Programme tba

Guided tour after the concert possible

19 MAY
Glinka, Tsjaikovski en Rachmaninoff
Itzel Medecigo - mezzo-soprano
Maxim Shamo - piano

26 MAY
Antonín Dvořák: Moravian duets
Dana Ilia - soprano
Sophia Patsi - mezzo-soprano
Peter Lockwood - piano

Guided tour after the concert possible