Holland Festival

The Holland Festival has been presenting the international top performers in the field of theatre and music since 1947, combined with new up-and-coming talents. A festival that introduced big names to Dutch audiences, stars like Maria Callas, Igor Stravinsky, Pina Bausch and theatre direction by Heiner Müller and Ingmar Bergman.

Holland Festival 2022

This year, the Holland Festival celebrates its 75th anniversary. The festival will take place from 3 to 26 June at various locations in Amsterdam. For this jubilee edition, we have put together a varied programme with theatre, music, dance, opera, musical theatre and multidisciplinary performances from all over the world.

HOLLAND FESTIVAL IN ITA

Language NP Language no problem Porca Miseria Trajal Harrell Dance Porca Miseria
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18 Jun '22 to 19 Jun '22
Trilogy with surprising perspectives

Voguing, Japanese butoh, ancient Greek theatre performance art and contemporary dance – the American choreographer Trajal Harrell conjures up his elegant, subtle vocabulary from a wide range of genres.
Language NP Language no problem The Cherry Orchard (La Cerisaie) Anton Tsjechov, Tiago Rodrigues, Isabelle Huppert, Adama Diop Theater The Cherry Orchard (La Cerisaie)
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10 Jun '22 to 12 Jun '22
Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard brought back to its core

After living in Paris for years, a woman, played by French star actress Isabelle Huppert, returns to the family estate where she grew up with her brother. It is about to be sold because of debts.
Language NP Language no problem Who's Talking? Kamel Daoud Perspective programmes Who's Talking?
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20 Jun '22
Artists in conversation about identity and representation.
Language NP Language no problem Der Besuch der alten Dame Nicolas Stemann Theater Der Besuch der alten Dame
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10 Jun '22 to 12 Jun '22
A tragicomic play about the line between justice and revenge
Language NP Language no problem the Nation Het Nationale Theater Theater the Nation
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24 Jun '22 to 26 Jun '22
Theatre thriller: a society spinning out of control
Due to its great success, the thriller The Nation is returning to the theatre. The six-part theatre marathon about a mysterious disappearance was written like a Netflix series for the stage: current, witty and full of nerve-racking cliff hangers.
Language NP Language no problem Der Ring des Nibelungen Christopher Rüping Theater Der Ring des Nibelungen
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21 Jun '22 to 22 Jun '22
A rectification of Wagner’s legendary opera

Stories Wagner left out get a place after all in this multi-voiced adaptation of Der Ring des Nibelungen by Schauspielhaus Zürich.
Language NP Language no problem Contre-Enquêtes Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne Theater Contre-Enquêtes
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14 Jun '22 to 15 Jun '22
A theatrical exploration of The Stranger by Albert Camus

Director Nicolas Stemann stages the imaginary encounter between the main characters from two novels, one written by the French Albert Camus and the other by the Algerian Kamel Daoud.
Language NP Language no problem Yemandja Angelique Kidjo Music Theater Yemandja
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16 Jun '22 to 18 Jun '22
Breathtaking musical theatre about love, betrayal and the injustices of slavery

Drawing inspiration from her ancestors, her family and Africa’s resilience, singer Angélique Kidjo tells a story that is a wake-up call to her audience.