classical music

Amsterdam's classical music scene covers the entire spectrum, from baroque to cutting-edge contemporary works, with performance spaces including the famous Royal Concertgebouw with its renowned acoustics and the architecturally breathtaking Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, plus plenty of historical churches and some uniquely Amsterdam stages.

Music & concerts

With the sheer number of theatres, clubs, stages and intimate neighbourhood venues, Amsterdam has live music performances to suit every taste. Find ou...

Concert halls & music venues

Amsterdam has a fantastic array of music venues and concert halls, from bars and clubs to massive arenas.Pop & rock music venues in Amsterdam With...

Pop & rock gigs

Amsterdam adores live music and touring bands love stopping off in Amsterdam, so it's always easy to find great music throughout the city.Find the bes...

Classical music concerts

With world-class performances, Amsterdam strikes all the right notes with classical music fans. Despite its relatively small geographical size, the ci...

Classical Christmas

With twinkling lights reflected in the canals, gorgeous concert halls and beautiful churches, Amsterdam is great for feeling festive and the concert s...

Passion concerts

Around Easter time in Amsterdam, one famous classical composition tends to dominate the concert halls and churches: Johan Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew...

Opera performances

With large-scale staged productions and intimate vocal sessions, opera fans can certainly get their fill in Amsterdam.

Hortus Festival

Plantage Middenlaan 2A
Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam - De Hortus
24/07/2019 - 31/07/2019
For the past fifteen years, the Hortus Festival has provided a beautiful way to spend a balmy yet cultured summer evening enjoying...

Grachtenfestival Amsterdam

Rokin 75
Grachtenfestival Amsterdam
08/08/2019 - 18/08/2019
The magnificent Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival), held annually in August on and around Amsterdam’s canals, is one of the cultura...

Opera in the Garden

Keizersgracht 672
Museum Van Loon
08/08/2019 - 13/08/2019
Harking back to opera’s beginnings as courtly entertainment in Italy, the annual Opera in the Garden performances at Museum van Lo...

Music in the Seven Bridges Quarter

Diverse locaties / Various locations
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
29/09/2019 - 06/10/2019
The Music in the Seven Bridges Quarter festival brings a collection of romantic chamber music to the beautiful ‘Seven Bridges’ nei...