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...

Pianoduo Festival Amsterdam

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
04/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
Leading piano duo Lestari Scholtes and Gwylim Janssens look set to return with a new edition of their very own festival in autumn ...

Opera in the Garden

Keizersgracht 672
1017 ET AMSTERDAM
Museum Van Loon
09/08/2018 - 14/08/2018
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
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
30/09/2018 - 07/10/2018
The Music in the Seven Bridges Quarter festival brings a collection of romantic chamber music to the beautiful ‘Seven Bridges’ nei...

Prinsengracht Concert

Prinsengracht
1016 GZ AMSTERDAM
Prinsengracht
18/08/2018
One of the annual highlights in the centre of Amsterdam is the free Prinsengracht Concert, a spectacular classical extravaganza. T...

Strijkkwartet Biënnale Amsterdam 2020

Piet Heinkade 1
1019 BR AMSTERDAM
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ
25/01/2020 - 01/02/2020
Celebrate the powerful intimacy of the string quartet at the Strijkkwartet Biënnale Amsterdam will return in 2020 (String Quartet ...

Wonderfeel

Noordereinde 60
1243 JJ 'S-GRAVELAND
Natuurgebied Schaep en Burgh
20/07/2018 - 22/07/2018
Wonderfeel is a classical music festival set in the in the grounds of a stately home around 25 kilometres south-east of Amsterdam:...

Klassiek op het Amstelveld

Amstelveld
1017 JD AMSTERDAM
Amstelveld
15/09/2018
Held on the Amstelveld square in Amsterdam, Klassiek op het Amstelveld is a free outdoor festival that presents a feast of classic...

Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival

Diverse locaties / Various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
12/10/2018 - 28/10/2018
Over three weekends every autumn, the Geelvinck-Hinlopen Huis brings the sound of the harpsichord back to life with several concer...