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Masterpieces

Masterpieces

Discover the masterpieces from five centuries of music history!

In season 21-22 the Concertgebouw presents five new Masterpieces: five highpoints of music history that you have to hear live at least once in your lifetime. Plus a comprehensive programme of participatory projects (in collaboration with Musica) and in-depth context activities.

15th
century
16th
century
17th
century
18th
century
19th
century
20th
century

Missa L'homme armé

Guillaume Dufay

misso de sancto donatiano

Jacob Obrecht

spem in alium

Thomas Tallis

Sacrae symphoniae

Giovanni Gabrieli

psalmi davidis poenitentiales

Roland de Lassus

aido and aeneas

Henry Purcell

Lachrimae or Seaven Teares

John Dowland

Te deum

Marc-Antoine Charpentier

vespro della beata vergine

Claudio Monteverdi

Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno

Georg Friedrich Händel

Magnificat

Johann Sebastian Bach

Die Schöpfung

Joseph Haydn

Requiem

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mattheus passie

Johann Sebastian Bach

Symfonie nr.3

Gustav Mahler

symfonie nr.9

Ludwig van Beethoven

Peer Gynt

Edvard Grieg

symfonie nr.9

Antonín Dvorák

Symphonie fantastique

Hector Berlioz

La Mer

Claude Debussy

Symfonie Nr.5

Jean Sibelius

war requiem

Benjamin Britten

einstein on the beach

Philip Glass

Drumming

Steve Reich

15th
century

Missa L'homme armé

Guillaume Dufay

misso de sancto donatiano

Jacob Obrecht

16th
century

spem in alium

Thomas Tallis

Sacrae symphoniae

Giovanni Gabrieli

psalmi davidis poenitentiales

Roland de Lassus

17th
century

aido and aeneas

Henry Purcell

Lachrimae or Seaven Teares

John Dowland

vespro della beata vergine

Claudio Monteverdi

Te deum

Marc-Antoine Charpentier

18th
century

Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno

Georg Friedrich Händel

Magnificat

Johann Sebastian Bach

Die Schöpfung

Joseph Haydn

Requiem

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mattheus passie

Johann Sebastian Bach

19th
century

symfonie nr.3

Gustav Mahler

symfonie nr.9

Ludwig van Beethoven

Peer Gynt

Edvard Grieg

symfonie nr.9

Antonín Dvorák

Symphonie fantastique

Hector Berlioz

20th
century

Symfonie Nr.5

Jean Sibelius

la mer

Claude Debussy

einstein on the beach

Philip Glass

war requiem

Benjamin Britten

Drumming

Steve Reich

'The starting point remains the combination of deepening activities and participation projects around a masterpiece, in an invariably festive setting.'

— Jeroen Vanacker

'The starting point remains the combination of deepening activities and participation projects around a masterpiece, in an invariably festive setting.'

— Jeroen Vanacker