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Holland Festival: Naomi Velissariou – Hardkoor

Holland Festival: Naomi Velissariou – Hardkoor

13 - 15 June 2024
Het Sieraad

HARDKOOR is a ‘stand-up tragedy concert’ and a ‘stream of self-consciousness’ to techno, triphop and choir music.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Georg Friedrich Haas – 11.000 Saiten

Holland Festival: Georg Friedrich Haas – 11.000 Saiten

22 June 2024
Gashouder, Westergas

Fifty pianos in a large circle in Amsterdam’s Gashouder form the basis for an overwhelming and at times thunderous composition.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Yannis Kyriakides – Mutability

Holland Festival: Yannis Kyriakides – Mutability

23 June 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Soloists, visual projections and electronics meet in a hallucinatory space, where the audience is free to roam.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Mário Peixoto & Metá Metá – Limite

Holland Festival: Mário Peixoto & Metá Metá – Limite

27 June 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Brazilian band Metá Metá and members of The Ex play a new, contemporary soundtrack to the classic film Limite (1930).

hollandfestival.nl

Manifestation #26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell the Waters What the Clay Kept Secret II)

Manifestation #26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell the Waters What the Clay Kept Secret II)

23 May - 18 July 2024
Buro Stedelijk

Script 1: Whispers (Tell the Waters What the Clay Kept Secret II) is a solo exhibition by artist Ola Hassanain in which she hones in on her Sudanese grandmother’s political engagement, which is expressed through the ritual of Ruqya, wherein one talks to water and prays for it to hold blessing rather than harm.

burostedelijk.nl

Biennale Arte – Performance Programme

Biennale Arte – Performance Programme

20 April - 24 November 2024
Venice

The 60th edition of the International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. This year’s curator of the exhibition is Adriano Pedrosa from Brazil.

Eight internationally renowned artists will develop a performance piece for the Biennale: Ahmed Umar, Antonio Jose Guzman & Iva Jankovic, Bárbara Sánchez-Kane, Güneş Terkol, Isaac Chong Wai, Joshua Serafin, Lydia Ourahmane and Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo).

labiennale.org

Holland Festival: Clayton Nascimento – Macacos

Holland Festival: Clayton Nascimento – Macacos

14 - 16 June 2024
Frascati

After a racist incident in a football stadium, actor and theatre writer Clayton Nascimento delves into the origins of the racism he encounters every day.

hollandfestival.nl

Manifestations #45-48: Reading Group: Goddess Change

Manifestations #45-48: Reading Group: Goddess Change

23 March - 22 June 2024
Buro Stedelijk

Goddess Change is a reading group by artists Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yılmaz. Participants discuss passages from Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower (1993) and other feminist science fiction texts.

The four sessions take place on 23 March, 20 April, 25 May and 22 June, from 15.30 to 17.30 hours.

burostedelijk.nl

Ammodo Conducting Masterclass

Ammodo Conducting Masterclass

24 - 26 June 2024
Het Concertgebouw

During the Ammodo Masterclass, a number of talented young conductors are instructed by leading conductor Christian Thielemann for three days. They are given the opportunity to lead the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

concertgebouw.nl

Theater Oostpool: The Eighth Life (For Brilka)

Theater Oostpool: The Eighth Life (For Brilka)

01 April - 30 June 2024
Various theatres

Theatre adaptation of the novel The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Georgian writer Nino Haratischvili, directed by Nina Spijkers. A monumental family epic spanning six generations between 1900 and now.

oostpool.nl

My Oma

My Oma

08 December 2023 - 01 September 2024
Kunstinstituut Melly

My Oma is large group exhibition focusing on the figure of the grandmother, which includes new commissions, existing work, performances and events.

Participating artists include Yto Barrada (France), Meriem Bennani (Morocco), Marcos Kueh (Malaysia), Jota Mombaça (Brazil) and Buhlebezwe Siwani (South Africa).

kunstinstituutmelly.nl

Soils

Soils

15 June - 24 November 2024
Van Abbemuseum

In the group exhibition Soils, international artists, designers, farmers and activists explore a renewed connection between humans and the soil they live on.

vanabbemuseum.nl

Holland Festival: Forced Entertainment – Signal to Noise

Holland Festival: Forced Entertainment – Signal to Noise

16 - 18 June 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

British theatre company Forced Entertainment plays with text, music and physical action in a new work that is both light and dead serious.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Christiane Jatahy – Hamlet

Holland Festival: Christiane Jatahy – Hamlet

21 - 23 June 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

In Christiane Jatahy’s unconventional interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic, Hamlet wakes up as a grown woman.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Trajal Harell – The Romeo

Holland Festival: Trajal Harell – The Romeo

25 - 27 June 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Choreographer Trajal Harrell’s The Romeo imagines a dance for people of all origins, genders and generations, of all tempers and moods.

hollandfestival.nl

Angelica Liddell – DÄMON. El funeral de Bergman

Angelica Liddell – DÄMON. El funeral de Bergman

29 June - 05 July 2024
Festival d’Avignon

Angelica Liddell opens the 78th edition of Festival d’Avignon with an homage to Ingmar Bergman in which she calls on ghosts, demons and nightmares.

festival-avignon.com

Albert Serra – Liberté

Albert Serra – Liberté

08 June - 29 September 2024
Eye Filmmuseum

Eye Filmmuseum presents Albert Serra – Liberté, the first exhibition in the Netherlands about the work of Catalan film and theatre director Albert Serra. This exhibition transforms the exhibition space into an immersive stage where theatre, cinema, and art converge. 

eyefilm.nl 

Holland Festival: Naomi Velissariou – Hardkoor

Holland Festival: Naomi Velissariou – Hardkoor

13 - 15 June 2024
Het Sieraad

HARDKOOR is a ‘stand-up tragedy concert’ and a ‘stream of self-consciousness’ to techno, triphop and choir music.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Clayton Nascimento – Macacos

Holland Festival: Clayton Nascimento – Macacos

14 - 16 June 2024
Frascati

After a racist incident in a football stadium, actor and theatre writer Clayton Nascimento delves into the origins of the racism he encounters every day.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Forced Entertainment – Signal to Noise

Holland Festival: Forced Entertainment – Signal to Noise

16 - 18 June 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

British theatre company Forced Entertainment plays with text, music and physical action in a new work that is both light and dead serious.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Georg Friedrich Haas – 11.000 Saiten

Holland Festival: Georg Friedrich Haas – 11.000 Saiten

22 June 2024
Gashouder, Westergas

Fifty pianos in a large circle in Amsterdam’s Gashouder form the basis for an overwhelming and at times thunderous composition.

hollandfestival.nl

Manifestations #45-48: Reading Group: Goddess Change

Manifestations #45-48: Reading Group: Goddess Change

23 March - 22 June 2024
Buro Stedelijk

Goddess Change is a reading group by artists Anna Hoetjes and Müge Yılmaz. Participants discuss passages from Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower (1993) and other feminist science fiction texts.

The four sessions take place on 23 March, 20 April, 25 May and 22 June, from 15.30 to 17.30 hours.

burostedelijk.nl

Holland Festival: Christiane Jatahy – Hamlet

Holland Festival: Christiane Jatahy – Hamlet

21 - 23 June 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

In Christiane Jatahy’s unconventional interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic, Hamlet wakes up as a grown woman.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Yannis Kyriakides – Mutability

Holland Festival: Yannis Kyriakides – Mutability

23 June 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Soloists, visual projections and electronics meet in a hallucinatory space, where the audience is free to roam.

hollandfestival.nl

Ammodo Conducting Masterclass

Ammodo Conducting Masterclass

24 - 26 June 2024
Het Concertgebouw

During the Ammodo Masterclass, a number of talented young conductors are instructed by leading conductor Christian Thielemann for three days. They are given the opportunity to lead the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

concertgebouw.nl

Holland Festival: Trajal Harell – The Romeo

Holland Festival: Trajal Harell – The Romeo

25 - 27 June 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Choreographer Trajal Harrell’s The Romeo imagines a dance for people of all origins, genders and generations, of all tempers and moods.

hollandfestival.nl

Holland Festival: Mário Peixoto & Metá Metá – Limite

Holland Festival: Mário Peixoto & Metá Metá – Limite

27 June 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Brazilian band Metá Metá and members of The Ex play a new, contemporary soundtrack to the classic film Limite (1930).

hollandfestival.nl

Theater Oostpool: The Eighth Life (For Brilka)

Theater Oostpool: The Eighth Life (For Brilka)

01 April - 30 June 2024
Various theatres

Theatre adaptation of the novel The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Georgian writer Nino Haratischvili, directed by Nina Spijkers. A monumental family epic spanning six generations between 1900 and now.

oostpool.nl

Angelica Liddell – DÄMON. El funeral de Bergman

Angelica Liddell – DÄMON. El funeral de Bergman

29 June - 05 July 2024
Festival d’Avignon

Angelica Liddell opens the 78th edition of Festival d’Avignon with an homage to Ingmar Bergman in which she calls on ghosts, demons and nightmares.

festival-avignon.com

Manifestation #26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell the Waters What the Clay Kept Secret II)

Manifestation #26: Script 1: Whispers (Tell the Waters What the Clay Kept Secret II)

23 May - 18 July 2024
Buro Stedelijk

Script 1: Whispers (Tell the Waters What the Clay Kept Secret II) is a solo exhibition by artist Ola Hassanain in which she hones in on her Sudanese grandmother’s political engagement, which is expressed through the ritual of Ruqya, wherein one talks to water and prays for it to hold blessing rather than harm.

burostedelijk.nl

My Oma

My Oma

08 December 2023 - 01 September 2024
Kunstinstituut Melly

My Oma is large group exhibition focusing on the figure of the grandmother, which includes new commissions, existing work, performances and events.

Participating artists include Yto Barrada (France), Meriem Bennani (Morocco), Marcos Kueh (Malaysia), Jota Mombaça (Brazil) and Buhlebezwe Siwani (South Africa).

kunstinstituutmelly.nl

Albert Serra – Liberté

Albert Serra – Liberté

08 June - 29 September 2024
Eye Filmmuseum

Eye Filmmuseum presents Albert Serra – Liberté, the first exhibition in the Netherlands about the work of Catalan film and theatre director Albert Serra. This exhibition transforms the exhibition space into an immersive stage where theatre, cinema, and art converge. 

eyefilm.nl 

Biennale Arte – Performance Programme

Biennale Arte – Performance Programme

20 April - 24 November 2024
Venice

The 60th edition of the International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia. This year’s curator of the exhibition is Adriano Pedrosa from Brazil.

Eight internationally renowned artists will develop a performance piece for the Biennale: Ahmed Umar, Antonio Jose Guzman & Iva Jankovic, Bárbara Sánchez-Kane, Güneş Terkol, Isaac Chong Wai, Joshua Serafin, Lydia Ourahmane and Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo).

labiennale.org

Soils

Soils

15 June - 24 November 2024
Van Abbemuseum

In the group exhibition Soils, international artists, designers, farmers and activists explore a renewed connection between humans and the soil they live on.

vanabbemuseum.nl

Soon

Małgorzata Mirga-Tas

Małgorzata Mirga-Tas

18 June - 16 February 2024
Bonnefantenmuseum

Solo exhibition of Polish artist Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, who is part of the Roma people and makes art around the Roma experience.

The presentation includes one of the most important and largest works in the oeuvre of Mirga-Tas: Re-enchanting the World (2022).

bonnefanten.nl

Pictured: fragment from Re-enchanting the World, Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, 2022

Julidans: Alice Ripoll – Zona Franca

Julidans: Alice Ripoll – Zona Franca

11 - 12 July 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Choreographer Alice Ripoll and company Cia Suave create the ultimate play space, a zona franca, in which various types of dance and music from contemporary Brazilian youth culture propel each other forward.

julidans.nl

Samson

Samson

04 - 18 July 2024
Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

The biblical opera Samson (1733) was the result of an ambitious collaboration between Voltaire and Jean-Philippe Rameau, but has unfortunately been lost to history. Claus Guth and Raphaël Pichon have taken on the challenge of reconstructing this forgotten piece about Samson, the chosen one of God.

festival-aix.com

Pictured: The Blinded Samson, Lovis Corinth, 1912

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice of the revolution

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice of the revolution

04 October 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

The voice of the revolution is the first part of the trilogy The great voice of Umm Kulthum, in which the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra brings an homage to singer umm Kulthum, also known as the Star of the East and the Voice of Egypt.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice of spirituality

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice of spirituality

09 April 2025
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

The voice of spirituality is the second part of the trilogy The great voice of Umm Kulthum, in which the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra brings an homage to singer umm Kulthum, also known as the Star of the East and the Voice of Egypt.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

Julidans: Jan Martens – Voice Noise

Julidans: Jan Martens – Voice Noise

08 - 09 July 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Using their physical expression, six dancers confront sound recordings in which the human voice can be heard in various guises: humming, soothing, screeching, whispering and singing.

julidans.nl

Songs and Fragments

Songs and Fragments

06 - 14 July 2024
Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

Two contemporary music theatre pieces on one evening: Eight Songs for a Mad King (1969) about the insanity of King George III of England and The Kafka-Fragments (1987), a succession of forty miniatures expressing Kafka’s existential anxiety. Directed by Barrie Kosky.

festival-aix.com

Pictured: portrait of Franz Kafka

Stargaze & Dirty Projectors – Song of the Earth

Stargaze & Dirty Projectors – Song of the Earth

18 September 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

The contemporary ensemble Stargaze and American band Dirty Projectors perform a song cycle reflecting on the cyclical nature of life and death, and connecting Mahler to The Beach Boys.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

Manifesta 15

Manifesta 15

08 September - 24 November 2024
Barcelona

The 2024 edition of the European nomadic biennial Manifesta is held in Barcelona.

In close dialogue with local communities, Manifesta investigates the possibilities for social change through contemporary art and culture.

manifesta15.org

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice that resonates

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice that resonates

16 May 2025
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

The voice that resonates is the third part of the trilogy The great voice of Umm Kulthum, in which the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra brings an homage to singer umm Kulthum, also known as the Star of the East and the Voice of Egypt.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

Marta Gornicka – Mothers: A Song for Wartime

Marta Gornicka – Mothers: A Song for Wartime

09 - 11 July 2024
Festival d’Avignon

Marta Górnicka has created a play based on the testimonies of Ukrainian, Belarusian and Polish mothers and children who have fled war and persecution.

festival-avignon.com

Julidans

Julidans

03 - 16 July 2024
Diverse locaties

Ammodo supports two co-productions at the 33rd edition of Julidans, an international festival for contemporary dance.

julidans.nl

Pictured: C A R C A Ç A, Marco da Silva Ferreira, 2023

Nova Opera – Adamante

Nova Opera – Adamante

02 October 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Amandante, the first opera by Dutch-Ukrainian composer Maxim Shalygin, is a chamber opera inspired by the ancient Symposium, Plato’s dialogue exploring lust, love, and desire.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

When Doubt Turns into Destiny

When Doubt Turns into Destiny

07 September 2024 - 09 February 2025
Oude Kerk

Iranian visual artist Navid Nuur presents When Doubt Turns into Destiny, a solo exhibition in which he combines his own research into the neighbourhood to the notion of impermanence.

oudekerk.nl

Małgorzata Mirga-Tas

Małgorzata Mirga-Tas

18 June - 16 February 2024
Bonnefantenmuseum

Solo exhibition of Polish artist Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, who is part of the Roma people and makes art around the Roma experience.

The presentation includes one of the most important and largest works in the oeuvre of Mirga-Tas: Re-enchanting the World (2022).

bonnefanten.nl

Pictured: fragment from Re-enchanting the World, Małgorzata Mirga-Tas, 2022

Julidans: Jan Martens – Voice Noise

Julidans: Jan Martens – Voice Noise

08 - 09 July 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Using their physical expression, six dancers confront sound recordings in which the human voice can be heard in various guises: humming, soothing, screeching, whispering and singing.

julidans.nl

Marta Gornicka – Mothers: A Song for Wartime

Marta Gornicka – Mothers: A Song for Wartime

09 - 11 July 2024
Festival d’Avignon

Marta Górnicka has created a play based on the testimonies of Ukrainian, Belarusian and Polish mothers and children who have fled war and persecution.

festival-avignon.com

Julidans: Alice Ripoll – Zona Franca

Julidans: Alice Ripoll – Zona Franca

11 - 12 July 2024
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Choreographer Alice Ripoll and company Cia Suave create the ultimate play space, a zona franca, in which various types of dance and music from contemporary Brazilian youth culture propel each other forward.

julidans.nl

Songs and Fragments

Songs and Fragments

06 - 14 July 2024
Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

Two contemporary music theatre pieces on one evening: Eight Songs for a Mad King (1969) about the insanity of King George III of England and The Kafka-Fragments (1987), a succession of forty miniatures expressing Kafka’s existential anxiety. Directed by Barrie Kosky.

festival-aix.com

Pictured: portrait of Franz Kafka

Julidans

Julidans

03 - 16 July 2024
Diverse locaties

Ammodo supports two co-productions at the 33rd edition of Julidans, an international festival for contemporary dance.

julidans.nl

Pictured: C A R C A Ç A, Marco da Silva Ferreira, 2023

Samson

Samson

04 - 18 July 2024
Festival d’Aix-en-Provence

The biblical opera Samson (1733) was the result of an ambitious collaboration between Voltaire and Jean-Philippe Rameau, but has unfortunately been lost to history. Claus Guth and Raphaël Pichon have taken on the challenge of reconstructing this forgotten piece about Samson, the chosen one of God.

festival-aix.com

Pictured: The Blinded Samson, Lovis Corinth, 1912

Stargaze & Dirty Projectors – Song of the Earth

Stargaze & Dirty Projectors – Song of the Earth

18 September 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

The contemporary ensemble Stargaze and American band Dirty Projectors perform a song cycle reflecting on the cyclical nature of life and death, and connecting Mahler to The Beach Boys.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

Nova Opera – Adamante

Nova Opera – Adamante

02 October 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

Amandante, the first opera by Dutch-Ukrainian composer Maxim Shalygin, is a chamber opera inspired by the ancient Symposium, Plato’s dialogue exploring lust, love, and desire.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice of the revolution

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice of the revolution

04 October 2024
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

The voice of the revolution is the first part of the trilogy The great voice of Umm Kulthum, in which the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra brings an homage to singer umm Kulthum, also known as the Star of the East and the Voice of Egypt.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

Manifesta 15

Manifesta 15

08 September - 24 November 2024
Barcelona

The 2024 edition of the European nomadic biennial Manifesta is held in Barcelona.

In close dialogue with local communities, Manifesta investigates the possibilities for social change through contemporary art and culture.

manifesta15.org

When Doubt Turns into Destiny

When Doubt Turns into Destiny

07 September 2024 - 09 February 2025
Oude Kerk

Iranian visual artist Navid Nuur presents When Doubt Turns into Destiny, a solo exhibition in which he combines his own research into the neighbourhood to the notion of impermanence.

oudekerk.nl

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice of spirituality

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice of spirituality

09 April 2025
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

The voice of spirituality is the second part of the trilogy The great voice of Umm Kulthum, in which the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra brings an homage to singer umm Kulthum, also known as the Star of the East and the Voice of Egypt.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice that resonates

Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra – The voice that resonates

16 May 2025
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ

The voice that resonates is the third part of the trilogy The great voice of Umm Kulthum, in which the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra brings an homage to singer umm Kulthum, also known as the Star of the East and the Voice of Egypt.

This is a production of Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, which is supported by Ammodo.

muziekgebouw.nl