Dutch National Ballet associate artist David Dawson is one of the most-sought after choreographers today.
Back by popular demand is Ode to the Master, our sensational 2017 programme paying tribute to master choreographer Hans van Manen on the occasion of his 85th birthday.
In March 2019, Dutch National Opera presents the fourth edition of the Opera Forward Festival, with as its central theme Identity and confrontation.
Dutch National Opera presents Girls of the Golden West by the celebrated American composer John Adams.
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From spear to smartphone: over the centuries, human beings have developed countless tools to master their world. But do we really rule our technology, or are we in its grasp?
A new composition by Dutch composer and poet Micha Hamel, Caruso a Cuba is based on the novel Como un mensajero tuyo by Cuban author Mayra Montero.
Based on the famous play by Samuel Beckett, Fin de Partie is the first opera written by 91-year-old György Kurtág, one of the world’s greatest living composers.
A sensational modern opera, The Second Violinist is a brooding thriller electrified by an otherworldly, almost compulsive score.
Swan Lake is often called the ‘ballet of ballets’, and no version captures the emotional eloquence of the story like this one by Rudi van Dantzig.
Musical evening giving an accessible, in-depth explanation of operas and ballets.
Following worldwide acclaim from China to Spain to Colombia, Dutch National Ballet takes the ‘Hamlet of dance’ on tour in the Netherlands.
The Junior Company is once again on tour across the Netherlands with Unboxing Ballet.
With its splendid choral movements, Wagner’s ‘romantische Oper’ Tannhäuser is a true ‘singers’ opera’. German conductor Christof Loy has signed on for this fresh staging.
Following a successful tour and glowing reactions, Scapino Ballet returns to our theatre with Pas de Deux by choreographer Ed Wubbe and composer Michiel Borstlap.
Coolly stylised, Robert Wilson’s sublime staging of Puccini’s heartbreaking Madama Butterfly accentuates the tragic narrative.
What do you do when you are different from everybody else? Try not to stand out? Or ignore what others think?
What is mankind’s purpose on Earth? Karlheinz Stockhausen’s answer to this question is the seven-opera cycle LICHT.
At the 2019 Holland Festival DNO will present a new production of Pelléas et Mélisande. This one and only opera by Claude Debussy is among the great high points of opera history.
Special premières by three generations of choreographers close out the season.
A marriage, kept secret because of differences in social standing, comes under threat.
On Friday 28 June 2019, the Young Patrons Circle of Dutch National Opera & Ballet hosts the third edition of the annual international Gala.
Organised by Dutch National Ballet since 2003, New Moves is an annual dance event giving company members a chance to develop their choreographic potential.
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