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  • looking for an artistic director

    The Holland Festival is looking for an artistic director from 1 January 2018, who will curate the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 festival editions.

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  • 26 June 2017

    Holland Festival celebrated its 70th birthday

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  • 22 June 2017

    Annet Lekkerkerker General Director Holland Festival

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  • extra tickets for manifesto

    For the film installation Manifesto with Cate Blanchett extra tickets have become available for each day.

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  • International stars and new talent at the 70th birthday edition

    2017 Holland Festival programme is one of the largest in its 70 year history with first appearances from Jonas Kaufmann, Jude Law, Mouse on Mars, The Nile Project, Carol Ann Duffy and Rufus Norris; and new works from Romeo Castellucci, Boris Charmatz, Robert Lepage, Wael Shawky, Alain Platel, Julian Rosefeldt (with Cate Blanchett), Pierre Audi and Ivo Van Hove.

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  • aus LICHT – <br>world premiere of highlights from Stockhausen’s masterpiece

    Dutch National Opera, Holland Festival, Royal Conservatory and the Stockhausen Foundation for Music jointly present aus LICHT at the 2019 Holland Festival: a selection from the seven-opera cycle LICHT by Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928—2007) in a performance spread over three consecutive days: in total, 16 hours of live music and 5 hours of electronic music.

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  • 24 November 2016

    First performances Holland Festival 2017 announced

    The Holland Festival is proud to be celebrating its seventieth anniversary in 2017, with extraordinary performances and concerts by unknown artists and established names. Today we present a first selection of six productions, for which you can buy tickets now.

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  • 27 June 2016

    Successful Holland Festival tunes into the zeitgeist with topical programme

    The festival presented 45 productions and 105 performances in 23 days. It sold more than 86,000 tickets, a record breaking 85% of total capacity.

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