During the Oranjewoud Festival, the greatest musicians from all over the world gather on the beautiful greens of Oranjewoud. From the early hours to late at night, classical musicians play the most diverse locations near Heerenveen, from lush gardens and beautiful country houses to tepees, large plastic bubbles and even an underground bunker.
- Enjoy ten days of beautiful music by international musicians.
- Listen to music in a unique way, like in a plastic bubble or while floating in a swimming pool.
- Taste the fantastic festival atmosphere in De Proeftuin.
Listen to beautiful music from Bach while enjoying the sunrise. Hear the sounds of live music being played on shore, but underwater while floating in a swimming pool. Or watch a multidisciplinary performance in a gigantic plastic bubble! Experience classical music like never before during the Oranjewoud Festival.
In the heart of the festival lies De Proeftuin, where you can enjoy a pleasant picnic and listen to music under the trees. De Proeftuin is also where the festival's musicians perform free mini-concerts. De Proeftuin has covered and heated terraces, so you can take in the fantastic festival atmosphere even when the weather takes a turn.
Classical music for everyone
Young and old, seasoned musical connoisseurs and newbies, the Oranjewoud Festival has something for everyone. Where else can you enjoy the work of sound artists while lying in a hammock? Or listen to a silent concert with your headphones on while the kids make their own musical instrument? In 2018, the Oranjewoud Festival will also be the beating classical heart of Leeuwarden- Friesland 2018 for ten days, making it an spectacle unlike any other.