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Cappella Amsterdam


Chamber choir Cappella Amsterdam was founded in 1970 by Jan Boeke and has been under the artistic direction of chief conductor Daniel Reuss since 1990. For forty years now, Cappella Amsterdam has been giving choral music its place in the 21st century while keeping the rich choral canon alive. Its repertoire ranges from the medieval to the most complex contemporary choral music. The choir focuses on both modern and early music, and gives special attention to the work of Dutch composers, ranging from Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck to Louis Andriessen and Ton de Leeuw. Composers such as Robert Heppener and Jan van Vlijmen composed especially for the choir. In addition, Cappella Amsterdam places choral music as the beating heart in numerous artistic collaborations.


2012 Edison Klassiek for choir works of Leoš Janáček

2016 Edison Klassiek for Arvo Pärts Kanon Pokajanen

2018 Klassieke Muziekprijs for Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw

2021 Edison Klassiek Choir category for In Umbra Mortis

Upcoming events

  1. opening holland festival 2024
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    20:00 hours |multidisciplinary |Westergas - Gashouder
  2. 20:00 hours |multidisciplinary |Westergas - Gashouder

Past events

  1. 2023

    |HF Digital
  2. 2022

    music |Het Concertgebouw - Grote zaal
  3. 2020

    music |HF Digital
  4. music |Muziekgebouw - Grote zaal
  5. 2019

    opera |Westergasfabriek - Gashouder
  6. 2018

    music |Westergasfabriek - Gashouder
  7. 2015

    music theatre |Muziekgebouw - Grote zaal
  8. 2014

    music |Westergasfabriek - Gashouder
  9. music |Westergasfabriek - Gashouder
  10. 2013

    music |BIMHUIS
  11. 2011

    music theatre |Westergasfabriek - Gashouder
  12. music |Westergasfabriek - Gashouder
  13. 2006

    opera |Het Concertgebouw - Grote zaal
  14. 2005

    music |Het Concertgebouw - Grote zaal
  15. 2004

    music theatre |Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
  16. 2003

    |Het Concertgebouw - Grote zaal
  17. 2002

    music |Oude Kerk