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Dutch National Opera & Ballet

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Address: Amstel 3, 1011 PN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31206255455
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Dutch National Opera & Ballet is the foremost institution for opera and...

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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may 2016 - my 1st experience to visit a opera . I saw the dance show there which was so beautiful . One of the best nights i got to experience such talented artists performing at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

may 2016 - my 1st experience to visit a opera . I saw the dance show there which was so beautiful . One of the best nights i got to experience such talented artists performing at the venue

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

I saw Don Giovanni at the Dutch National Opera and it was a wonderful show. The facility is very modern, but also very grand. I waited in line in a queu to get tickets a couple of hours before the show and managed to snag a 15 euro student ticket (Even with the show is sold out they often have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful entourage! Love the inside, don't let the outside fool you. I passed by it a million times and always thought I have to get inside to see how it looks like. Trust me you will now be disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend for students. If the performance is no sold out you can purchase a 15 euro ticket an hour and a half before the performance and you will be given the best seat available!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Visited there twice in June. I saw first the excellent Transatlantic. Four different ballet choreographies. Every one of them were so amazing and fabulous. And the next evening the famous and dramatic opera Pique Dame by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Music was by the famous orchestra Concertgebouw conducted by Mariss Jansons. So great experience and worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The experience in general was great. We listened to the introduction with an explanation of each of the choreography's, music, artists, dress, etc. The dancers were young and talented. We were very satisfied with the show!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The National Opera and Ballet building is easily seen from several streets and not hard to get to although getting in the building was a bit confusing. We ended up following a lot of other people and eventually found the front and the entrance. A contemporary opera house, red velvet decor inside, it was comfortable and from our seats the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

What a fabulous performance of Tsjaikovski’s Pique Dame I heard and saw yesterday, both from a visual and musical point of view. Outstanding!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We just happened to be in Amsterdam at the beginning of April when they were holding an open day. It was mostly local families, but we thoroughly enjoyed it. We arrived just in time for a one hour preview performance of excerpts of dance and theatre. Afterwards we went backstage andwalked through all the workshops and watched and chatted to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Located in a charming and central position, this building is worth a visit. If you like classical music than every Tuesday at 12 30 they host a lunch concert, free of charge. It lasts only 30 minutes, and is better to come a little earlier stand in the line to guarantee your spot. You can check their program on the... More 

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