14 Feb-5 March 2006. The Dutch National Ballet celebrates its 45th year with a series of old favourites and new works presented in a cycle of performances entitled Hollandse School 1 & 2, showcasing the work of six choreographers whose style has come to be known as the Dutch School. Dutch School 1 features
Krzysztof Pastors work from 2000, In Light and Shadow, to music by JS Bach, alongside Spiegels bevriezend by Toer van Schayk (1995) plus a world premiere entitled The Gentle Chapters created by David Dawson. Dutch School 2 brings together the work of Rudi van Dantzig Four Last Songs (1977), to the music of Richard Strauss and Ted Brandsens 1991 piece entitled Four Sections to music by Steve Reich. The resident choreographer of the National Ballet, Hans van Manen, presents a world premiere work to the music of Bach, Andriessen, Jancek and Bon. All performances are accompanied by the Holland Synfonia, conducted by Martin Yates.
Admission 32.50-15 concessions 27.50-10 Performances at 20.15. Dutch School 1 14, 18, 21, 24, 26 Feb 4 March Dutch School 2 15, 17, 22, 25 Feb 3, 5 March. Tel. +31 (0)20 5518225 email@example.com
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Dutch School 1 & 2.
The Het Muziektheater, the home of the Dutch national ballet, is at 22 Waterlooplein 1011 PG Amsterdam. By metro to Waterlooplein station. By tram lines 4, 9, 20a, 51.