This month

Reflex: Alistair Payne

Reflex: Alistair Payne

Music
30 September 2022
BIMHUIS

In the concert series Reflex, jazz musicians are invited to reflect on the world through music. Trumpet player Alistair Payne is performing this evening.

bimhuis.nl

Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale

Exhibition
23 April - 27 November 2022
Venice

The 59th edition of the Venice Biennale takes place from 23 April to 27 November 2022. The main exhibition, titled The Milk of Dreams, is curated by Cecilia Alemani and investigates the body in transformation and how technology changes our definition of humanity. Ammodo supports several internationally renowned artists to create new work for The Milk of Dreams. The selected artists are Dora Budor, Giulia Cenci, Gabriel Chaile, Mire Lee, Delcy Morelos, Precious Okoyomon and Alexandra Pirici.

labiennale.org

Pictured: Made of only hearts, Mire Lee, 2020

Frascati: DARKMATTER

Frascati: DARKMATTER

Performing Arts
12 May 2022 - 22 March 2023
Diverse locations in Europe

DARKMATTER is a performative piece in which Cherish Menzo uses the language of dance to dissect our prejudices and black-and-white thinking. She drew inspiration from posthumanism, Afrofuturism, astronomy and hip hop.

DARKMATTER is a Grip and Frascati co-production.

frascatitheater.nl

Manifesta 14 Pristina

Manifesta 14 Pristina

Exhibition
22 July - 30 October 2022
Pristina, Kosovo

Manifesta is a nomadic biennial of contemporary art taking place in a different European city every other year. The fourteenth edition lands in Prishtina, Kosovo, and carries the title it matters what worlds world worlds: how to tell stories otherwise. Catherine Nichols was appointed as Creative Mediator.

Prishtina is a rapidly developing city where East meets West. Manifesta wants to induce political and social engagement through art and aims to create a lasting impact on the cultural infrastructure of the city. To achieve this, a permanent contemporary art centre will be realised.

Ammodo supports the production of new artworks for Manifesta 14.

Manifesta14

Pictured: Above Everyone, Alban Muja, 2022

Scoring Liveness

Scoring Liveness

Exhibition Tentoonstelling
22 September - 15 December 2022
If I Can't Dance, I Don't Want to be Part of Your Revolution

This library exhibition proposes the score as a technology of reproduction. A score is both binding and open in nature, having the capacity to assemble different kinds of bodies, temporalities and materialities, each time anew. Scoring Liveness includes scores, documentation, works and books from the If I Can’t Library and Archive by Yael Davids, Mariana Fernández M, keyon gaskin and Temra Pavlovic, Jacob Korczynski, Constantina Zavitsanos and Park McArthur, together with works borrowed from Amsterdam based artists Martine Neddam and Jo Baer.

Catalyst Commissions: super feelings

Catalyst Commissions: super feelings

Exhibition
16 September - 06 November 2022
De Appel

Pádraic E. Moore, mentor of Catalyst Commissions, supervises a group of four young curators participating in De Appel’s 2022 Curatorial Programme. The curators Melissa Appleton, Monika Georgieva, Ka-Tjun Hau and Chala Itai Westerman organise an exhibition called super feelings, showing work from artists Jota Mombaça, Paola Siri Renard, Thuy-Han Nguyen-Chi and Kate Cooper.

deappel.nl

Solo Duets: Pablo Castañeda & Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Solo Duets: Pablo Castañeda & Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Exhibition
09 September - 31 December 2022
Kunstinstituut Melly

In the Solo Duets series, Kunstinstituut Melly presents two solo exhibitions simultaneously. This iteration shows work by Pablo Castañeda and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz.

Pablo Castañeda lives in Mexicali in Baja California, Mexico. For decades, he focused on picturing his immediate environment and surrounding landscape, his friends, and the local arts community. Urban micronarratives, absurd and surrealist scenes, and desert landscapes figure extensively in the artist’s work.

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz is a Puerto Rican-based artist who works primarily with expanded moving images. She develops her films and videos through writing, as well as through chance encounters and structured improvisation with nonactors.

kunstinstituutmelly.nl

Pictured: That which identifies them, like the eye of the cyclops, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, 2016

Reflex: Alistair Payne

Reflex: Alistair Payne

Music
30 September 2022
BIMHUIS

In the concert series Reflex, jazz musicians are invited to reflect on the world through music. Trumpet player Alistair Payne is performing this evening.

bimhuis.nl

Manifesta 14 Pristina

Manifesta 14 Pristina

Exhibition
22 July - 30 October 2022
Pristina, Kosovo

Manifesta is a nomadic biennial of contemporary art taking place in a different European city every other year. The fourteenth edition lands in Prishtina, Kosovo, and carries the title it matters what worlds world worlds: how to tell stories otherwise. Catherine Nichols was appointed as Creative Mediator.

Prishtina is a rapidly developing city where East meets West. Manifesta wants to induce political and social engagement through art and aims to create a lasting impact on the cultural infrastructure of the city. To achieve this, a permanent contemporary art centre will be realised.

Ammodo supports the production of new artworks for Manifesta 14.

Manifesta14

Pictured: Above Everyone, Alban Muja, 2022

Catalyst Commissions: super feelings

Catalyst Commissions: super feelings

Exhibition
16 September - 06 November 2022
De Appel

Pádraic E. Moore, mentor of Catalyst Commissions, supervises a group of four young curators participating in De Appel’s 2022 Curatorial Programme. The curators Melissa Appleton, Monika Georgieva, Ka-Tjun Hau and Chala Itai Westerman organise an exhibition called super feelings, showing work from artists Jota Mombaça, Paola Siri Renard, Thuy-Han Nguyen-Chi and Kate Cooper.

deappel.nl

Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale

Exhibition
23 April - 27 November 2022
Venice

The 59th edition of the Venice Biennale takes place from 23 April to 27 November 2022. The main exhibition, titled The Milk of Dreams, is curated by Cecilia Alemani and investigates the body in transformation and how technology changes our definition of humanity. Ammodo supports several internationally renowned artists to create new work for The Milk of Dreams. The selected artists are Dora Budor, Giulia Cenci, Gabriel Chaile, Mire Lee, Delcy Morelos, Precious Okoyomon and Alexandra Pirici.

labiennale.org

Pictured: Made of only hearts, Mire Lee, 2020

Scoring Liveness

Scoring Liveness

Exhibition Tentoonstelling
22 September - 15 December 2022
If I Can't Dance, I Don't Want to be Part of Your Revolution

This library exhibition proposes the score as a technology of reproduction. A score is both binding and open in nature, having the capacity to assemble different kinds of bodies, temporalities and materialities, each time anew. Scoring Liveness includes scores, documentation, works and books from the If I Can’t Library and Archive by Yael Davids, Mariana Fernández M, keyon gaskin and Temra Pavlovic, Jacob Korczynski, Constantina Zavitsanos and Park McArthur, together with works borrowed from Amsterdam based artists Martine Neddam and Jo Baer.

Solo Duets: Pablo Castañeda & Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Solo Duets: Pablo Castañeda & Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

Exhibition
09 September - 31 December 2022
Kunstinstituut Melly

In the Solo Duets series, Kunstinstituut Melly presents two solo exhibitions simultaneously. This iteration shows work by Pablo Castañeda and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz.

Pablo Castañeda lives in Mexicali in Baja California, Mexico. For decades, he focused on picturing his immediate environment and surrounding landscape, his friends, and the local arts community. Urban micronarratives, absurd and surrealist scenes, and desert landscapes figure extensively in the artist’s work.

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz is a Puerto Rican-based artist who works primarily with expanded moving images. She develops her films and videos through writing, as well as through chance encounters and structured improvisation with nonactors.

kunstinstituutmelly.nl

Pictured: That which identifies them, like the eye of the cyclops, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, 2016

Frascati: DARKMATTER

Frascati: DARKMATTER

Performing Arts
12 May 2022 - 22 March 2023
Diverse locations in Europe

DARKMATTER is a performative piece in which Cherish Menzo uses the language of dance to dissect our prejudices and black-and-white thinking. She drew inspiration from posthumanism, Afrofuturism, astronomy and hip hop.

DARKMATTER is a Grip and Frascati co-production.

frascatitheater.nl

Soon

Arno Schuitemaker: O S C A R

Arno Schuitemaker: O S C A R

Dance Dans
05 - 07 October 2022
Théâtre de la Cité, Toulouse

Arno Schuitemaker’s new performance O S C A R brings the audience and performers together on stage in a physical journey from space to space.

arnoschuitemaker.com

Cappella Amsterdam: Des Prez, Mozart & Andriessen

Cappella Amsterdam: Des Prez, Mozart & Andriessen

Music
13 - 23 October 2022
Various locations

The Eighteenth-century Orchestra, Cappella Amsterdam, conductor Daniel Reuss and four solists present music from Josquin des Prez, Mozart and the recently deceased Louis Andriessen.

cappellaamsterdam.nl

World premiere: Joey Roukens – Requiem

World premiere: Joey Roukens – Requiem

Music
03 November 2022
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

Requiem is a new piece composed by Joey Roukens. Performed by the Dutch Chambre Choir and Amsterdam Sinfonietta. The conductor is Sofi Jeannin.

muziekgebouw.nl

Patricia Kaersenhout: The third dimension

Patricia Kaersenhout: The third dimension

Exhibition
07 October - 20 November 2022
CBK Zuidoost

The third dimension is a solo exhibition by Dutch artist Patricia Kaersenhout, taking place in a vacant office building.

Kaersenhout will present existing artworks as well as her new film Négritude Women. In this film, Kaersenhout sheds light on the role of women in the francophone literary négritude movement during the 1930s.

cbkzuidoost.nl

Pictured: Objects of Love and Desire, Patricia Kaersenhout, 2019

Boundless and Multidisciplinary: Barbara Hannigan conducts

Boundless and Multidisciplinary: Barbara Hannigan conducts

Music
02 - 04 December 2022
Het Concertgebouw

Barbara Hannigan makes her debut with the Concertgebouw Orchestra conducting music by Barber, Berg, Strauss and Vivier. Part of the programme Boundless and Multidisciplinary.

concertgebouworkest.nl

Naomi Velissariou: Atropa

Naomi Velissariou: Atropa

Performing Arts
10 November - 21 December 2022
Diverse theatres in the Netherlands and Belgium

Greek-Belgian director, writer, actress and performance artist Naomi Velissariou directs a new play called Atropa, about the lead-up and aftermath of the Trojan War.

The piece is based on a text by Tom Lanoye and focuses on the fate of the Greek and Trojan women. Velissariou explores contemporary issues such as identity politics, rape culture and oppression.

Atropa is a co-production by Theater Utrecht, Orkater and Toneelhuis Antwerpen.

theaterutrecht.nl

Toneelschuur Producties: Abdel Daoudi – Geschiedenis van geweld

Toneelschuur Producties: Abdel Daoudi – Geschiedenis van geweld

Performing Arts
19 November 2022 - 28 January 2023
Various theatres

Stage adaptation of Édouard Louis’s novel History of Violence, directed by Abdel Daoudi.

toneelschuurproducties.nl

World premiere: Robert Zuidam – The Pit and the Pendulum

World premiere: Robert Zuidam – The Pit and the Pendulum

Music
11 May 2023
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

The Pit and the Pendulum is a new piece composed by Robert Zuidam. In collaboration with Slagwerk Den Haag and soprano Claron McFadden.

muziekgebouw.nl

World premiere: Johannes Schöllhorn – Specchio

World premiere: Johannes Schöllhorn – Specchio

Music
13 October 2022
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

Specchio is a new piece composed by Johannes Schöllhorn. Performed by Het Collectief and Collegium Vocale Gent. The conductor is James Wood.

muziekgebouw.nl

Toneelschuur Producties: Nina Spijkers – Carte blanche

Toneelschuur Producties: Nina Spijkers – Carte blanche

Performing Arts
22 - 29 October 2022
Schuur

Toneelschuur Producties grants Nina Spijkers full freedom to express her artistry and creativity by giving her ‘carte blanche’ for a performance in the large venue of Schuur in October.

schuur.nl

Michel van der Aa: The Book of Water

Michel van der Aa: The Book of Water

Performing Arts
11 - 18 November 2022
Various theatres

The Book of Water is a chamber music theatre project based on the novella Man in the Holocene by Max Frisch. The work revolves around Geiser, a 73-year-old widower dealing with memory loss.

The adaptation by Michel van der Aa and dramaturg Madelon Kooijman emphasises the continuous rain and flooding isolating Geiser in his house. In this way, The Book of Water becomes a portrait of a man surrounded by erosion: nature’s and his own.

The Book of Water premiered at the Venice Biennial on 19 September 2022. It is playing in several Dutch and Belgian theatres from 11 to 18 November 2022.

vanderaa.net

IDFA: Envision Competition

IDFA: Envision Competition

Film
09 - 20 November 2022
Various cinemas in Amsterdam

The Envision Competition at International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam 2022 screens around 15 documentary films in international or world premiere. The programme focuses on the artistic and cinematographic development of upcoming as well as more established talent. It gives a platform to creators who defy expectations with radical artistic choices.

idfa.nl

ITA: Age of Rage

ITA: Age of Rage

Performing Arts
02 - 11 December 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

After Roman Tragedies and Kings of War, Ivo van Hove has created a new monumental theatre piece for the ITA ensemble. Age of Rage brings together large doses of violence, treachery and murder to contemplate issues around responsibility and radicalisation.

ita.nl

Photo: Jan Versweyveld

ITA: Lehman Trilogy

ITA: Lehman Trilogy

Performing Arts
26 October - 23 December 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Lehman Trilogy chronicles the history of cut-throat American capitalism. ITA’s Dutch-language adaptation of the West End/Broadway performace is directed by Guy Cassiers.

ita.nl

Anne Imhof: Youth

Anne Imhof: Youth

Exhibition
01 October 2022 - 29 January 2023
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Youth is German artist Anne Imhof’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands. Using art, architecture, light and sound, Imhof will transform the basement gallery of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam into an uncanny installation.

In Youth, Imhof investigates the dark side of life. She questions dynamics of power and reflects on emotions such as loneliness, greed and the fear of missing out.

stedelijk.nl

IFFR 2022: Ammodo Tiger Short Competition

IFFR 2022: Ammodo Tiger Short Competition

Film
14 - 16 October 2022
Cinerama and LantarenVenster

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, IFFR had to move its 2022 edition online. The festival is now showing its competition line-ups in cinemas, including the Ammodo Tiger Short Competition.

All sixteen selected short films are screening at Cinerama and LantarenVenster.

Click here to read more about the three winners of the Ammodo Tiger Short Competition 2022.

iffr.com

Still: Nosferasta: First Bite, Bayley Sweitzer/Adam Khalil, 2021

Reflex: Kit Downes

Reflex: Kit Downes

Music
03 November 2022
BIMHUIS

In the concert series Reflex, jazz musicians are invited to reflect on the world through music. This evening the English composer and pianist Kit Downes performs a newly composed piece. He also plays the organ and often plays together with saxophonist Tom Challenger, cellist Lucy Railton, composer Shiva Feshareki and with the band ENEMY.

bimhuis.nl

Nexus conference

Nexus conference

Performing Arts
19 November 2022
Nationale Opera & Ballet

Bright minds discuss important topics of our times.

nexus-instituut.nl

Pictured: Nexus conference 2018

Boundless and Multidisciplinary: Barbara Hannigan Late Night

Boundless and Multidisciplinary: Barbara Hannigan Late Night

Music
01 December 2022
Het Concertgebouw

An intimate, atmospheric musical journey about innocence, loss, mourning and reflection, conducted by Barbara Hannigan and featuring soprano Aphrodite Patoulidou. Mise-en-espace by Pierre Audi. Part of the programma Boundless and Multidisciplinary.

concertgebouworkest.nl

ITA: Le Passé

ITA: Le Passé

Performing Arts
17 - 18 December 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Director Julien Gosselin mixes theatre, text, images and musical creations in an adaptation of a text by Leonid Andreyev.

ita.nl

ITA: Jungle Book Reimagined

ITA: Jungle Book Reimagined

Performing Arts
25 - 28 December 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

A new dance-theatre production by Akram Khan, based on Rudyard Kipling’s original story. Mowgli’s journey reinvented through the eyes of a climate refugee.

ita.nl

Concertgebouw Connects: Angelique Kidjo

Concertgebouw Connects: Angelique Kidjo

Music
30 March 2023
Concertgebouw Amsterdam

Angelique Kidjo performs music from her new album Mother Nature, on which she fuses West African musical traditions from her childhood in Benin with American influences from genres like R&B, funk and jazz. Her songs tackle major contemporary issues such as the climate crisis and racial inequality.

concertgebouw.nl

Photo: Fabrice Mabillot

 

Arno Schuitemaker: O S C A R

Arno Schuitemaker: O S C A R

Dance Dans
05 - 07 October 2022
Théâtre de la Cité, Toulouse

Arno Schuitemaker’s new performance O S C A R brings the audience and performers together on stage in a physical journey from space to space.

arnoschuitemaker.com

World premiere: Johannes Schöllhorn – Specchio

World premiere: Johannes Schöllhorn – Specchio

Music
13 October 2022
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

Specchio is a new piece composed by Johannes Schöllhorn. Performed by Het Collectief and Collegium Vocale Gent. The conductor is James Wood.

muziekgebouw.nl

IFFR 2022: Ammodo Tiger Short Competition

IFFR 2022: Ammodo Tiger Short Competition

Film
14 - 16 October 2022
Cinerama and LantarenVenster

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, IFFR had to move its 2022 edition online. The festival is now showing its competition line-ups in cinemas, including the Ammodo Tiger Short Competition.

All sixteen selected short films are screening at Cinerama and LantarenVenster.

Click here to read more about the three winners of the Ammodo Tiger Short Competition 2022.

iffr.com

Still: Nosferasta: First Bite, Bayley Sweitzer/Adam Khalil, 2021

Cappella Amsterdam: Des Prez, Mozart & Andriessen

Cappella Amsterdam: Des Prez, Mozart & Andriessen

Music
13 - 23 October 2022
Various locations

The Eighteenth-century Orchestra, Cappella Amsterdam, conductor Daniel Reuss and four solists present music from Josquin des Prez, Mozart and the recently deceased Louis Andriessen.

cappellaamsterdam.nl

Toneelschuur Producties: Nina Spijkers – Carte blanche

Toneelschuur Producties: Nina Spijkers – Carte blanche

Performing Arts
22 - 29 October 2022
Schuur

Toneelschuur Producties grants Nina Spijkers full freedom to express her artistry and creativity by giving her ‘carte blanche’ for a performance in the large venue of Schuur in October.

schuur.nl

Reflex: Kit Downes

Reflex: Kit Downes

Music
03 November 2022
BIMHUIS

In the concert series Reflex, jazz musicians are invited to reflect on the world through music. This evening the English composer and pianist Kit Downes performs a newly composed piece. He also plays the organ and often plays together with saxophonist Tom Challenger, cellist Lucy Railton, composer Shiva Feshareki and with the band ENEMY.

bimhuis.nl

World premiere: Joey Roukens – Requiem

World premiere: Joey Roukens – Requiem

Music
03 November 2022
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

Requiem is a new piece composed by Joey Roukens. Performed by the Dutch Chambre Choir and Amsterdam Sinfonietta. The conductor is Sofi Jeannin.

muziekgebouw.nl

Michel van der Aa: The Book of Water

Michel van der Aa: The Book of Water

Performing Arts
11 - 18 November 2022
Various theatres

The Book of Water is a chamber music theatre project based on the novella Man in the Holocene by Max Frisch. The work revolves around Geiser, a 73-year-old widower dealing with memory loss.

The adaptation by Michel van der Aa and dramaturg Madelon Kooijman emphasises the continuous rain and flooding isolating Geiser in his house. In this way, The Book of Water becomes a portrait of a man surrounded by erosion: nature’s and his own.

The Book of Water premiered at the Venice Biennial on 19 September 2022. It is playing in several Dutch and Belgian theatres from 11 to 18 November 2022.

vanderaa.net

Nexus conference

Nexus conference

Performing Arts
19 November 2022
Nationale Opera & Ballet

Bright minds discuss important topics of our times.

nexus-instituut.nl

Pictured: Nexus conference 2018

Patricia Kaersenhout: The third dimension

Patricia Kaersenhout: The third dimension

Exhibition
07 October - 20 November 2022
CBK Zuidoost

The third dimension is a solo exhibition by Dutch artist Patricia Kaersenhout, taking place in a vacant office building.

Kaersenhout will present existing artworks as well as her new film Négritude Women. In this film, Kaersenhout sheds light on the role of women in the francophone literary négritude movement during the 1930s.

cbkzuidoost.nl

Pictured: Objects of Love and Desire, Patricia Kaersenhout, 2019

IDFA: Envision Competition

IDFA: Envision Competition

Film
09 - 20 November 2022
Various cinemas in Amsterdam

The Envision Competition at International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam 2022 screens around 15 documentary films in international or world premiere. The programme focuses on the artistic and cinematographic development of upcoming as well as more established talent. It gives a platform to creators who defy expectations with radical artistic choices.

idfa.nl

Boundless and Multidisciplinary: Barbara Hannigan Late Night

Boundless and Multidisciplinary: Barbara Hannigan Late Night

Music
01 December 2022
Het Concertgebouw

An intimate, atmospheric musical journey about innocence, loss, mourning and reflection, conducted by Barbara Hannigan and featuring soprano Aphrodite Patoulidou. Mise-en-espace by Pierre Audi. Part of the programma Boundless and Multidisciplinary.

concertgebouworkest.nl

Boundless and Multidisciplinary: Barbara Hannigan conducts

Boundless and Multidisciplinary: Barbara Hannigan conducts

Music
02 - 04 December 2022
Het Concertgebouw

Barbara Hannigan makes her debut with the Concertgebouw Orchestra conducting music by Barber, Berg, Strauss and Vivier. Part of the programme Boundless and Multidisciplinary.

concertgebouworkest.nl

ITA: Age of Rage

ITA: Age of Rage

Performing Arts
02 - 11 December 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

After Roman Tragedies and Kings of War, Ivo van Hove has created a new monumental theatre piece for the ITA ensemble. Age of Rage brings together large doses of violence, treachery and murder to contemplate issues around responsibility and radicalisation.

ita.nl

Photo: Jan Versweyveld

ITA: Le Passé

ITA: Le Passé

Performing Arts
17 - 18 December 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Director Julien Gosselin mixes theatre, text, images and musical creations in an adaptation of a text by Leonid Andreyev.

ita.nl

Naomi Velissariou: Atropa

Naomi Velissariou: Atropa

Performing Arts
10 November - 21 December 2022
Diverse theatres in the Netherlands and Belgium

Greek-Belgian director, writer, actress and performance artist Naomi Velissariou directs a new play called Atropa, about the lead-up and aftermath of the Trojan War.

The piece is based on a text by Tom Lanoye and focuses on the fate of the Greek and Trojan women. Velissariou explores contemporary issues such as identity politics, rape culture and oppression.

Atropa is a co-production by Theater Utrecht, Orkater and Toneelhuis Antwerpen.

theaterutrecht.nl

ITA: Lehman Trilogy

ITA: Lehman Trilogy

Performing Arts
26 October - 23 December 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

Lehman Trilogy chronicles the history of cut-throat American capitalism. ITA’s Dutch-language adaptation of the West End/Broadway performace is directed by Guy Cassiers.

ita.nl

ITA: Jungle Book Reimagined

ITA: Jungle Book Reimagined

Performing Arts
25 - 28 December 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam

A new dance-theatre production by Akram Khan, based on Rudyard Kipling’s original story. Mowgli’s journey reinvented through the eyes of a climate refugee.

ita.nl

Toneelschuur Producties: Abdel Daoudi – Geschiedenis van geweld

Toneelschuur Producties: Abdel Daoudi – Geschiedenis van geweld

Performing Arts
19 November 2022 - 28 January 2023
Various theatres

Stage adaptation of Édouard Louis’s novel History of Violence, directed by Abdel Daoudi.

toneelschuurproducties.nl

Anne Imhof: Youth

Anne Imhof: Youth

Exhibition
01 October 2022 - 29 January 2023
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Youth is German artist Anne Imhof’s first solo exhibition in the Netherlands. Using art, architecture, light and sound, Imhof will transform the basement gallery of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam into an uncanny installation.

In Youth, Imhof investigates the dark side of life. She questions dynamics of power and reflects on emotions such as loneliness, greed and the fear of missing out.

stedelijk.nl

Concertgebouw Connects: Angelique Kidjo

Concertgebouw Connects: Angelique Kidjo

Music
30 March 2023
Concertgebouw Amsterdam

Angelique Kidjo performs music from her new album Mother Nature, on which she fuses West African musical traditions from her childhood in Benin with American influences from genres like R&B, funk and jazz. Her songs tackle major contemporary issues such as the climate crisis and racial inequality.

concertgebouw.nl

Photo: Fabrice Mabillot

 

World premiere: Robert Zuidam – The Pit and the Pendulum

World premiere: Robert Zuidam – The Pit and the Pendulum

Music
11 May 2023
Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ

The Pit and the Pendulum is a new piece composed by Robert Zuidam. In collaboration with Slagwerk Den Haag and soprano Claron McFadden.

muziekgebouw.nl