The Royal Concertgebouw

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The Royal Concertgebouw

The Royal Concertgebouw located in the heart of the famous Museum square was built in 1886 and is nowadays known as one of the most famous concert halls in the world with unparalleled acoustics.

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The Royal Concertgebouw located in the heart of the famous Museum square was built in 1886 and is nowadays known as one of the most famous concert halls in the world with unparalleled acoustics. Ever since its opening in 1888, the Concertgebouw has been a privately owned and mainly privately financed company (about 5% of its revenues are governmental subsidies).

The Concertgebouw has a great tradition of legendary concerts with famous names in classical and jazz music, such as Gustav Mahler, Bernard Haitink, Jessye Norman, Vladimir Horowitz, Cecilia Bartoli, Louis Armstrong, Sting, and many more.

Royal Concertgebouw orchestra voted best orchestra in the world

Together with its house orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, which has been voted the best orchestra in the world, it has reached the absolute top during its 122 years of existence. The orchestra travels extensively and is well known all over the planet.

Vision and strategy

The vision of the Concertgebouw is to be best in class in every aspect: e.g. programming, hospitality, splendour of the building and education / participation;

Daily concerts

With over 900 events (80% concerts) and over 700.000 visitors a year the Concertgebouw has a concert almost every day of the year. We offer a variety of concerts, such as;
- Daily evening concerts;
- Sunday morning concerts (with brunch);
- Afternoon concerts;
- Jazz club
- Festival season July and August
- Guided tours

On our website you will be able to find our up-dated program, additional information and contact details of our sales department.

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Address: 
Concertgebouwplein 10
1071LN Amsterdam