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Dutch National Opera & Ballet

Amstel 3, 1011 PN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 5455
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A nice way to fill an evening

If you will be in Amsterdam, check out the theater's website to see if there are any interesting... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
kendall park, nj
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Wonderful venue to attend concert mingle with local residents

Although ballet and opera are usually expensive, this venue also offers many concerts that are... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Toronto, Canada
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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

If you will be in Amsterdam, check out the theater's website to see if there are any interesting performances. Tickets are easily booked online and they are reasonably priced. We had a very nice experience, and got to talk to some of the local patrons.

Thank rcherill
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Although ballet and opera are usually expensive, this venue also offers many concerts that are reasonably priced. The tickets are usually sold well in advance. I recommend buying online before your vacation.

Thank claudea239
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent performance. Ambiance, acoustics and comfort were very high. Definitely worth another visit!

Thank Karel V
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We go to all the ballets, and some operas. Never disappointed. The performances are all of a very high quality, if expensive.

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We enjoyed a great production of Verdi's Rigoletto here in May. One of my favorite things about opera is the many ways to interpret the stories and tell them in new ways and this production did this well. The cast of singers and orchestra was...More

Thank Lindsay N
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Dutch National Opera & Ballet structure which located by the side of a canal was wonderful, particularly at night time. The performance thereat was equally good and worth to come and share the experience.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Onegin ballet performance was outstanding. But more than this cultural atmosphere that you breathe is appealing. "Must do" for Amsterdam

Thank Turkilic
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The conflict in the story is about chosing comfort and conservatism or excitement and danger. This is excellently demonstrated by the two different ballet styles: the beautiful, romantic classical and a rawer, daring style. The costumes and orchestra give the performance a perfect base.

Thank LloydxMarcel
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Last Saturday we went to a classical ballet, Onegin, on music of Tsjaikovski, dansed by the Dutch National Ballet. It is a classical ballet based on a novel/poems by Poesjkin and a choreography of John Cranko. Excellent dancers too (Anna Tsygankova and Jozef Varga). The...More

Thank Johan17
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you want to see a TOP Ballet and or Opera in Amsterdam. Then visit the National Opera & Ballet for at least one evening. It is a must have seen in your life. We come there several times per year, and each time we...More

Thank Sascha C
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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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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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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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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