Online Season

Experience opera and ballet online now

Dutch National Opera & Ballet continues to sing and dance, online! With various beautiful programmes, we offer something for everyone. Pick a seat with the best view of your screen, prepare your favorite drinks and snacks and compose your own opera and ballet evening from home. Discover the complete programming below and experience the world of opera and ballet online! 


Petite Messe Solennelle

Dutch National Opera 

Watch Petite Messe Solennelle online and enjoy this 'small solemn mass', which, with its grand sounds, is anything but 'petite' .

▶ FREE | from 24 January

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In Proximity

OFFspring - Dutch National Opera

Encounter is the central concept of the music theatre film In Proximity, created by a new generation of theatre makers. Watch this opera film now!

▶ FREE | from 30 december

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Faust [working title]


Dutch National Opera

FAUST [working title] is back due to success. We take you on a journey to another world. "Completely unique, captivating, eye- and ear-watching and to a great extent moving." - Trouw ★★★★★

▶ FREE 20 November until 19 Februari

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Figaro (solo): Bring me a Storm

OFFspring - Dutch National Opera

Experience the online premiere of the OFFspring production Figaro (solo): Bring me a Storm, both a complement of and a dissent to Mozart's opera Le nozze di Figaro!

▶ FREE | From 29 November 

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Support us

Even now, at a distance, Dutch National Opera & Ballet stands by you and brings the theatre into your home via an online programme. If you would like to do something in return and lend us a helping hand, we would appreciate it very much. Your contribution will fully benefit the artists, singers, musicians, dancers and employees who have worked hard on all of the performances. With this, we hope to be able to enjoy all the beauty that Dutch National Opera & Ballet has to offer again in the near future, together with you. We want to thank you very much for your support and commitment.

This is how you can enjoy our performances at home

Where can I find an online performance? And how can I watch this performance at home? We are happy to help you!

Frequently asked questions


World Ballet Day

Dutch National Ballet & World Ballet Day

On 29 October we celebrate World Ballet Day with at 18:30 a livestream of a ballet class by Ernst Meisner, artistic coordinator of our Junior Company. With dancers Elisabeth Tonev and Davi Ramos at the barre and piano accompaniment by Rex Lobo. You do not want to miss this!

▶ FREE | From 29 October

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Previous online performances:

Voices out of Silence - Dutch National Opera
20 December until 17 January Read more

Christmas gala - Dutch National Ballet
19 December and 27 December  Read more

Le Nozze di Figaro - Dutch National Opera
29 November until 27 December Read more

Back to Ballet - classic - Dutch National Ballet
24 November and 4, 11 and 12 December Read more

Requiem | David Dawson 25 years at DNB - Dutch National Ballet
15 November until 12 December Read more

More previous online performances