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From 20th-century classics to brand new compositions

Contemporary music (also called modern classical or modern music) is music written from the early 20th century onwards, the beginning of major innovations in compositional practice. As rich, varied and vibrant as the music of the past century is, so are our concerts.

Select your concerts from the season 24-25, now at a discount of up to 35%.

  • Andriessen’s De Staat

    Asko|Schönberg, Ensemble Klang + students of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam
    Thu 12 Sep 2024 20:15

    Controversial work by Andriessen and new work by Oscar Bettison
    Andriessen, Bettison

    Grote Zaal
  • Inspired by Bruckner 1 + 7

    Fri 13 Sep 2024 20:15

    Brass instruments with Neyrinck and an intimate sound biography with Richard Ayres
    Neyrinck, Ayres

    Grote Zaal
  • Inspired by Bruckner 6

    Konrad Koselleck Big Band
    Fri 13 Sep 2024 22:30

    Konrad Koselleck’s jazzy take on Bruckner

    Grote Zaal
  • Inspired by Bruckner 0 + 4

    Ensemble Klang + New European Ensemble
    Sat 14 Sep 2024 16:30

    Bruckner’s indispensable shadow with Van Veldhuizen and Seung-Won Oh
    Veldhuizen, Oh

    Grote Zaal
  • Inspired by Bruckner 3 + 8

    New European Ensemble + Ludwig Orchestra
    Sat 14 Sep 2024 20:15

    Powerful contrasts with Namavar and zooming in on details with Shalygin
    Namavar, Shalygin

    Grote Zaal
  • Inspired by Bruckner 00

    Score Collective
    Sun 15 Sep 2024 10:30

    The symphony of the future by four conservatory students
    Compositiestudenten Conservatorium van Amsterdam

    Grote Zaal
  • Inspired by Bruckner 2 + 5

    Lonelinoise, Pitou, Jasmine Karimova + Camerata RCO
    Sun 15 Sep 2024 15:00

    Apotheosis with Richter, Back in Time with Gustavs
    Gustavs, Richter

    Grote Zaal
  • Bruckner 9

    Camerata RCO
    Sun 15 Sep 2024 20:15

    Bruckner’s original notes, completed by Sébastien Letocart
    Bruckner, Letocart

    Grote Zaal
  • Song of the Earth

    Stargaze + Dirty Projectors
    Wed 18 Sep 2024 20:30

    Unconventional song cycle unites classical and indie rock

    Grote Zaal
  • La femme lumineuse

    Cappella Amsterdam
    Thu 19 Sep 2024 20:15

    Magnificent works by today’s female composers
    Saariaho, Šmite, Panufnik, Forte, Kubica-Cypek, Janulytė

    Grote Zaal
  • Buttons and keys

    Nieuw Amsterdams Peil
    Sun 22 Sep 2024 16:00

    The unexpected chemistry between piano and electronics
    Cini, Emmer

    Kleine Zaal
  • Romantic fantasies

    Alexander Malofeev
    Sat 28 Sep 2024 20:15

    Profound expressiveness of a young piano phenomenon
    Schubert, Chopin, Rachmaninov, Skrjabin

    Grote Zaal
  • Amandante

    Nova Opera
    Wed 2 Oct 2024 20:15

    Ukrainian music theatre about the emotion of love

    Grote Zaal
  • In What We Trust

    I Solisti + Vlaams Radiokoor
    Thu 3 Oct 2024 20:15

    Multimedia performance on faith and finding purpose
    Bruckner, Neyrinck

    Grote Zaal
  • The Canterbury Songs

    Netherlands Chamber Choir
    Sun 6 Oct 2024 15:00

    The greatest English choral music of the 16th century
    Gibbons, Tallis, Ward, Knight

    Grote Zaal
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