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Dutch National Opera & Ballet

Amstel 3, 1011 PN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 5455
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A place you should see an opera

We have been to this opera house two times. In March 2016 seeing Khovanshchina by Mussorgsky and in... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Morgan B
Western Norway, Norway
If you have a chance, visit the Dutch pride in Ballet

We ent to see two shows of the Dutch ballet: Made in Amsterdam. The two shows are magnificent and... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Dutch National Opera & Ballet is the foremost institution for opera and ballet in the heart of Amsterdam. As the largest cultural institution in the Netherlands, Dutch National Opera & Ballet brings all aspects of the ballet & opera-world's artistry, technique & craftsmanship together with its own specialised workshops & rehearsal rooms. Follow a tour in the building or enjoy one of the opera or ballet performances.
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have been to this opera house two times. In March 2016 seeing Khovanshchina by Mussorgsky and in February 2017 seeing Prince Igor by Borodin. This opera house knows how to do grand Russian operas. After both the performances we were stunned! What a marvellous...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We ent to see two shows of the Dutch ballet: Made in Amsterdam. The two shows are magnificent and show the creativity of Choreographers that have worked in Amsterdam. I was drive to tears by Erica Horwood, who in my opinion deserves to be a...More

Thank HarryvandenBroek
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The performance shows extraordinary creativity in dancing, the colors of the dresses, etc. But mostly as an expression of emotions into dance. Each of the four pieces was different and unique.

Thank eddebruin
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I was very lucky to be able to visit the Dutch National Opera & Ballet house to watch Alexander Borodin's ''Prins Igor'' Amazing performance from everyone involved with an impressive playing from the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra with his young conductor .

Thank demetris15
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

I saw Coppelia on New Year's Eve and was so excited to see a very talented ballet dancer playing the lead of the girl who is meant to get married... On my birthday I received her autobiography... the story of an orphan girl from Siera...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

a highlight of my trip, i went in very sceptical and was impressed by the venue and the performance and generally the whole experience, I went for a modern ballet but the orchestra, the performer was outstanding so was the service in the breaks for...More

Thank adityamalhotra
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We attended one of the last shows of Coppelia and in a word - fantastic! The Netherlands National Opera and Ballet put on absolutely beautiful and innovative productions lately and every single show that we have attended in the past 2+ years has been nothing...More

Thank SoozNL
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with two children (age 16 and 11) to watch Coppelia on New Year's Eve. The ballet was first class with lavish sets and costumes and superb dancing. The venue is great, minimal queues for the loos and everyone could get drinks/snacks during the intervals...More

Thank lucylocket40
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Really enjoyed this performance by the national ballet. Love the ballet and the kids had a great time! We had a wonderfull afternoon. As you would expect, the national ballet never disappoints.

Thank sheridak71
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had an amazing evening at the Nationale Opera & Ballet we enjoyed a lot of Coppelia , all the ballet dancers are excellent. We had a lovely time at the theater all the people who work there are very nice.

1  Thank veropad14
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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Hi we are visiting during Last week of April or first week of may.we would like to see one of this performance .during this month shows are there?do we have to buy tickets in advance?timing of the shows.we would like to see in the evening.thanks
30 January 2017|
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Response from Harm-Jan K | Property representative |
Hi! Here you can find all the performances on our website. End of April you could visit A dog's heart, early May we've scheduled Rigoletto. There are also free lunch concerts and guided tours planned. Booking in advance is... More
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Delia O
Is there's show on any of these days: 12/9; 10; 11, 2016? If there is how much per person and is this place accessible by public transportation ?
8 October 2016|
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Response from Harm-Jan K | Property representative |
Yes there's an opera (Parsifal) and a ballet (Coppelia). The theatre is close to central station and the underground and trams stop in front of the building. Find all the information on our website.
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Is there a performance on Monday 21 November? Thanks
28 September 2016|
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Response from Harm-Jan K | Property representative |
No, there's no performance on Monday the 21st. There is an opera (Jephtha) on Sunday the 20th.
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