September 2019

Pagliacci / Cavalleria rusticana

Opera Double bill Italie
05 08 11 15 18 21 24 28 September

Pagliacci and Cavalleria rusticana are the most famous twins in opera history.

Gala

Ballet Season opening Festive
10 September

On 10 September we kick off another theatre season with a festive celebration of ballet.

Best of Balanchine III

Ballet Classical
13 14 17 20 22 27 29 September

Pioneering, original and timeless, George Balanchine's (1904-1983) ballets are often compared to Pic

October 2019

operaflirt XL

De Nationale Opera
01 October

On 1 October, Dutch National Opera is presenting Operaflirt XL: Così fan tutte.

Così fan tutte

Opera DNO classic Wolfgang Mozart
03 06 08 11 13 17 19 21 October

Così fan tutte tells the story of four young lovers, set in the tumult of a holiday resort.

Romeo and Julia

Ballet Classic Love drama
10 12 18 20 22 23 25 26 27 29 30 31 October

To this day, the city of Verona in Italy is still flooded with letters every week addressed to ‘Julia Capulet, Verona

Kunstkamer

Dance Nederlands Dans Theater
15 16 October

In 2019 NDT celebrates its sixtieth anniversary with an extraordinary anniversary programme that is unique in the com

Kriebel

Opera Family
19 20 October

Ever imagined the sound of an itch (kriebel) … in your belly?

The little big chest

Ballet Talent
22 23 24 25 26 27 October

The little big chest tells the story of children who discover a magical chest in the attic and unlock a marv

November 2019

Best of Balanchine III

Ballet Classical
05 06 07 10 17 19 20 22 23 24 November

Pioneering, original and timeless, George Balanchine's (1904-1983) ballets are often compared to Pic

The little big chest

Ballet Talent
02 03 November

The little big chest tells the story of children who discover a magical chest in the attic and unlock a marv

Gala Dansersfonds

Ballet
14 November

This year it is 40 years ago that former Dutch National Ballet principal dancers Alexandra Radius and Han Ebbelaar es

Die Walküre

Opera Richard Wagner Der Ring des Nibelungen
16 20 24 27 November

Don’t miss this final chance – ever!

December 2019

Die Walküre

Opera Richard Wagner Der Ring des Nibelungen
01 04 08 December

Don’t miss this final chance – ever!

La Cenerentola

Opera Magical Classic
03 06 10 12 16 18 22 26 28 December

In its first-ever staging at Dutch National Opera & Ballet, the exuberant fairy tale opera La Cenerentola

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Ballet Classic Family
14 15 17 19 20 21 23 24 25 27 29 30 31 December

A heart-warming fairy-tale ballet to lighten the dark days of winter, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

January 2020

Kriebel

Opera Family
02 03 04 January

Ever imagined the sound of an itch (kriebel) … in your belly?

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Ballet Classic Family
01 January

A heart-warming fairy-tale ballet to lighten the dark days of winter, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Rodelinda

Opera Baroque Italie
14 16 19 21 23 26 28 January

What makes Handel’s opera Rodelinda such a popular favourite?

Nabucco

Opera Verdi Classic
27 30 January

Nabucco is a biblical drama in both narrative and scale and was the young Verdi’s breakthrough composition.

February 2020

Kriebel

Opera Family
21 22 23 February

Ever imagined the sound of an itch (kriebel) … in your belly?

Nabucco

Opera Verdi Classic
02 05 09 12 16 19 22 February

Nabucco is a biblical drama in both narrative and scale and was the young Verdi’s breakthrough composition.

Frida

Ballet Modern World premiere
06 08 11 13 14 15 18 23 25 February

Frida by choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa was inspired by the life story of Frid

Giselle

Ballet Classic Love drama
21 26 27 29 March

Giselle is both one of the most romantic works in the classical ballet repertoire as well as among the most

March 2020

Giselle

Ballet Classic Love drama
01 03 05 08 March

Giselle is both one of the most romantic works in the classical ballet repertoire as well as among the most

Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny

Opera Opera Forward
16 19 24 26 31 March

Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny is a satirical parable by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht about capitali

April 2020

Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny

Opera Opera Forward
02 05 April

Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny is a satirical parable by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht about capitali

Four Seasons

Ballet Modern Art
04 07 09 11 12 14 16 19 April

In Four Seasons Dutch National Ballet presents the state of the art in today’s dance landscape, with three n

Die Frau ohne Schatten

Opera Classic Romantic
25 28 April

In Die Frau ohne Schatten, Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal sough

May 2020

Die Frau ohne Schatten

Opera Classic Romantic
02 06 10 13 17 20 May

In Die Frau ohne Schatten, Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal sough

Carmen

Opera DNO classic Classic
12 16 19 21 24 26 29 May

Year in, year out, George Bizet's Carmen works its magic around the world.

Schmetterling

Dance Nederlands Dans Theater
14 15 May

Rounding of our anniversary season and Paul Lightfoot’s tenure as Artistic Director, NDT presents  Schmetterling

June 2020

Carmen

Opera DNO classic Classic
01 June

Year in, year out, George Bizet's Carmen works its magic around the world.

Rusalka

Opera Holland Festival
06 09 14 16 20 23 26 28 June

Dvořák’s Rusalka is about a water nymph who dreams of a life on land, rooted in the tradition of the ‘undine

Beethoven

Ballet Modern Holland Festival
11 12 13 17 19 21 24 June

At the 2020 Holland Festival, Dutch National Ballet will present the world premiere of Beethoven.

The monster in the maze

Opera Family Participatieproject
30 June

In the kingdom of Minos, there lives a fearsome creature: half man, half bull.

July 2020

The monster in the maze

Opera Family Participatieproject
02 04 July

In the kingdom of Minos, there lives a fearsome creature: half man, half bull.