Concertgebouw concert venue
The Concertgebouw, which literally translates to concert building in English, is a renowned concert venue in Amsterdam and an integral part of the pulsating cultural heart of the city. This fantastic concert hall stages over 900 shows each year, with an annual audience of 700,000, making it the second most popular concert venue in the world.
Ornate beautyThe venue is the oldest in the city and showcases dazzling 19th century Dutch architectural style. It is renowned around the world for its exquisite acoustics that have been refined for over a century. Featuring a gilded roof and arched windows the main hall seats 2,000 people. The venue also has a smaller, more intimate hall that stages frequent jazz and chamber concerts.
Over the years, the Concertgebouw has hosted work by some of classical music's finest composers, from Richard Wagner to Beethoven and Bach. The venue has also staged performances from iconic rock superstars such as Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd in the 1960s.
Experience a concert or eventLocated near the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum on Museumplein, the venue is a short 6-minute tram ride away from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Amsterdam. Just take the no.16 tram to Museumplein from the Spui tram stop.
With performances happening almost daily, there are plenty of opportunities to experience an event in the majestic hall. Free Lunchtime Concerts are another great way to experience the atmosphere of the venue while witnessing up-and-coming artists perform.