The Fairy Queen

photo:Sander Heezen

Together with the famous Brazilian theatre producer and puppeteer Duda Paiva, the NBE will be retelling Purcell’s Shakespeare-inspired theme ‘Fairy Queen’. Duda Paiva creates his own, absurd, comical, sometimes sinister universe; the NBE plays Purcell’s unfathomably beautiful music. It is a show about real and fake love, about passion and bleakness, worship and appropriate distance.

‘The light-footed dance, the naked foam bodies, the exaggerated mimicry and the sparse dialogue: together, they make up surrealist images with poetic touches. Elusive, funny and painful’ De Volkskrant

when to see it

Genesis (De Schepping) Festival Stroom

photo: Peter Lodder

“In the beginning there was nothing.  It is difficult to imagine that.  Everything that’s here now you must not allow to be here yet.  You.

Read more 26-06-2024 t/m 26-06-2024

Genesis (De Schepping) – Nationaal Bomenmuseum Gimborn

photo: Marleen Annema

This year, the National Trees Museum Gimborn (Nationaal Bomenmuseum Gimborn) celebrates its 100th anniversary. To mark this milestone, the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, together with Bart.

Read more 28-06-2024 t/m 28-06-2024

Dag van de Vrede (International Day of Peace)

In 1981, the United Nations declared September 21 as the International Day of Peace with the aim of creating a worldwide day of ceasefire and.

Read more 20-09-2024 t/m 21-04-2024

Het Paradijs (Paradise) – September Me festival

photo: Marleen Annema

This autumn, NBE and Bart Moeyaert will play Het Paradijs (Paradise) at the September Me music festival in Amersfoort. Every year September Me, the music.

Read more 28-09-2024 t/m 28-09-2024

American Roots

photo: Peter Lodder

The NBE delves deep into the heart of American music. Together with Native American singer Charly Lowry, a musical talent and descendant of the Tuscarora,.

Read more 02-10-2024 t/m 13-10-2024

De Zingende Strijkstok (The Singing Bow)

photo: Peter Lodder

De Zingende Strijkstok (The Singing Bow) is the sequel to the moving program Troubadours; the story of plucked string instruments from different corners of the.

Read more 01-11-2024 t/m 13-11-2024

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