Amsterdam: Candlelit Concert at Portuguese Synagogue

Amsterdam: Candlelit Concert at Portuguese Synagogue

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What You'll Do
  • Hear a beautiful concert of classical music by candlelight
  • Experience the breathtaking acoustics of the Portuguese Synagogue
  • Listen to music by Shostakovitch, Brahms, and other masters of the form
Enjoy a concert of classical music by candlelight at the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam. Experience the beautiful acoustics of the synagogue as hundreds of candles light up the 17th-century building in Amsterdam’s Jewish Cultural Quarter.
What to Expect
Make the most of your stay in Amsterdam and experience a wonderful concert in the unique setting of the 17th-century Portuguese Synagogue. Located in the Jewish Cultural Quarter of the city, the synagogue hosts a classical concert once a month.

Experience the beautiful acoustics as hundreds of burning candles form an enchanting backdrop for the candlelight concert series.

Thursday 23 June (20:00)
Yuri Honing Trio: This concert is part of the events program backing the Amy Winehouse exhibition at the Jewish Historical Museum, and is played by one of the biggest names in Dutch contemporary jazz.

Thursday 18 August (20:00)
Grachtenfestival Amsterdam: The Grachtenfestival makes way for classical music in all its forms with a special presentation at the Portuguese Synagogue (look for announcements).

Thursday 22 September (20:00)
Ludwig Olshansky and David Kweksilber: This father and son duo (piano and clarinet) is highly ranked on the Dutch classical music scene. Tonight they will be playing pieces by Schumann, Brahms, and Van Bergeijk.

Thursday 24 November (19:30)
EnAccord String Quartet: This concert is part of the events program backing the exhibition “The Power of Pictures” at the Jewish Historical Museum. Hear pieces by Shostakovich and Prokofiev, the go-to composers of early Soviet filmmakers.

Thursday 15 December (19:30)
Please check the website for more information about this concert.
What's Included
  • Entrance fees
Meeting Point

Mr. Visserplein 3, 1011 RD Amsterdam

What to Remember
• Seats are assigned by the theater box office and will not be known in advance of the performance date

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