PREVIEW

CHUCK CLOSE TURKEY NOW FESTIVAL

PRINSES DINNERSHOW VIVENCIA

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CLASSICAL MUSIC NETHERLANDS BACH SOCIETY: BACH AFTER BACH

SATURDAY 28 JANUARY
FESTIVALS 41ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

28 January until 20 May Kunsthal Rotterdam
ART ROTTERDAM

23 February until 23 May Various locations
HARDCORE4LIFE

The Chorbuch by Mauricio Kagel consists of 53 pieces based entirely on the SATB chorales of the same name by Johann Sebastian Bach. De Doelen 3pm € 33 / 65+ € 29 / 16 yrs and under € 8
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

EXHIBITIONS
MUSEUM BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN

NEDERLANDS FOTOMUSEUM

Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-5pm The Darkroom Ultra-modern exhibition tells the tale of 150 years of Dutch photography, drawn from the rich collection curated by the Fotomuseum. thru 29/12/2013
WERELDMUSEUM ROTTERDAM

Tue-Sun 11am-5pm Rotterdam Design Prize 2011 The designs nominated for the Rotterdam Design Prize 2011 will be exhibited in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, showcasing leading creative visions from the past two years. thru 12/2/2012 New energy in design and art Alternative and innovative ideas on sustainable progress and energy consumption. thru 26/2/2012 JCJ VANDERHEYDEN: In-sight One of the most important Dutch artists of the last fifty years is back at the museum with an installation in two galleries. thru 29/1/2012 The Collection Enriched Bosch, Rembrandt, Titian, Kandinsky, Magritte & more: during its regular biannual rearrangement, the museum displays its impressive collection of European paintings in a whole new light, adding new masterpieces from the Netherlands and abroad. thru 30/4/2013
KUNSTHAL ROTTERDAM

See Wed 25. 9 until 12 February Cruise Terminal Rotterdam
ABN AMRO WTT

novel, in which the stereotypical characters symbolise the traditional and conservative aspects of her local language and culture. thru 12/2/2012
MARITIEM MUSEUM ROTTERDAM

25 February Maassilo
ROTTERDAM MUSEUM NIGHT

POP / JAZZ / WORLD AMSTERDAM KLEZMER BAND

Tue-Sun 10am-8pm Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun & holidays 11am-5pm Yin & Jan - China and the Netherlands, linked by shipping Discover the close-knit trade relations between the Netherlands and China. Lifelike digital hostess Yin and real-life host Jan immerse museum visitors in the dynamic lives of our small, rainy country and this Asian giant. thru 4/3/2012 Steady as she goes sailing by Mercator’s chart Discover exactly how the Mercator nautical chart works and how pilots navigated the seas before and after his invention. Warped mirrors, authentic globes, sea charts, telescopes, compasses, GPS and other navigation instruments will help you find your way. thru 8/9/2012 MainPort Live - Feel the Rhythm of Rotterdam Port! The hustle and bustle of the active port are now far away from the city, but this exhibition offers light, sound and action to experience the world’s largest port in miniature. Permanent
NETHERLANDS ARCHITECTURE INSTITUTE

From Spring Chicken to Geriatric: start early for healthy aging! Jointly organised with Erasmus MC, the exhibition focuses on Rotterdam population studies examining large groups of healthy people to gain a better understanding of health and the development of diseases. thru 25/3/2012 WereldNatuur Nature and biodiversity on land, under water and in the air. Permanent
OORLOGSVERZETSMUSEUM ROTTERDAM

ADDRESSES
AHOY ROTTERDAM AHOYWEG 10 +31 (0)10-2933300 WWW.AHOY.NL ARMINIUS MUSEUMPARK 3 +31 (0)10-4363800 WWW.ARMINIUS.NU BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN MUSEUMPARK 18-20 +31 (0)10-4419400 WWW.BOIJMANS.NL C5 SCHIEHAVEN 11 +31 (0)10-4760212 WWW.C5JAZZ.NL CBK NIEUWE BINNENWEG 75 +31 (0)10-4360288 CENTRAL LIBRARY HOOGSTRAAT 110 +31 (0)10-2816114 WWW.BIBLIOTHEEK.ROTTERDAM.NL COC ROTTERDAM SCHIEDAMSESINGEL 175 +31 (0)10-4141555 WWW.COCROTTERDAM.NL CONCERT- EN CONGRESGEBOUW DE DOELEN SCHOUWBURGPLEIN 50 +31 (0)10-2171717 WWW.DEDOELEN.NL DE ROTTERDAM BRIELSELAAN 69 +31 (0)10-7410900 WWW.OPDEROTTERDAM.COM DE UNIE WESTERSINGEL 34 +31 (0)10-4049786 WWW.DEUNIE.NU EXIT MAURITSSTRAAT 173 WWW.EXIT.NL GROTE OF ST. LAURENSKERK GROTEKERKPLEIN 27 +31 (0)10-4131494 WWW.LAURENSKERKROTTERDAM.NL GROUNDS PIETER DE HOOGHWEG 25 +31 (0)10-2444528 WWW.GROUNDS.NU HEIDEGGER GROTEKERKPLEIN 70 +31 (0)10-4132520 WWW.HEIDEGGER-ROTTERDAM.COM HOLLAND CASINO WEENA 624 +31 (0)10-2068206 WWW.HOLLANDCASINO.NL KUNSTHAL ROTTERDAM WESTZEEDIJK 341 +31 (0)10-4400300 WWW.KUNSTHAL.NL LANTARENVENSTER OTTO REUCHLINWEG 996 +31 (0)10-2772266 WWW.LANTAREN-VENSTER.NL MAASSILO / FACTORY 010 MAASHAVEN ZUIDZIJDE 2 WWW.MAASSILO.COM MAMA WITTE DE WITHSTRAAT 29-31 WWW.SHOWROOMMAMA.NL MARITIEM MUSEUM LEUVEHAVEN 1 +31 (0)10-4132680 WWW.MARITIEMMUSEUM.NL NEDERLANDS FOTOMUSEUM WILHELMINAKADE 332 +31 (0)10-2030405 WWW.NEDERLANDSFOTO MUSEUM.NL NIEUWE LUXOR THEATER POSTHUMALAAN 1 +31 (0)10-4843333 WWW.LUXORTHEATER.NL OFF_CORSO KRUISKADE 22 +31 (0)10-4113897 WWW.OFF-CORSO.NL OUDE LUXOR KRUISKADE 10 +31 (0)10-2701022 WWW.LUXORTHEATER.NL ROTTERDAMSE SCHOUWBURG SCHOUWBURGPLEIN 25 +31 (0)10-4044111 WWW.ROTTERDAMSESCHOUWBURG.NL ROTOWN NIEUWE BINNENWEG 17-19 +31 (0)10-4362669 WWW.ROTOWN.NL TENT/WITTE DE WITH WITTE DE WITHSTRAAT 50 +31 (0)10-4135498 THEATER WALHALLA SUMATRAWEG 9-11 +31 (0)10-2152276 WWW.THEATERWALHALLA.NL THEATER ZUIDPLEIN ZUIDPLEIN 60-64 +31 (0)10-2030207 WWW.THEATERZUIDPLEIN.NL VIVID SCHEEPMAKERSHAVEN 17 +31(0)10-4136321 WWW.VIVIDVORMGEVING.NL WERELDMUSEUM WILLEMSKADE 22 +31 (0)10-2707100 WWW.WERELDMUSEUM.NL

ENGLISH

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13 until 19 February Ahoy Rotterdam

10 March Various locations

Influenced by gypsy tunes and jazz, their music defies simple definition. Grounds 8:30pm € 12
DE VRIENDEN VAN AMSTEL LIVE!

MONDAY 30 JANUARY
FESTIVALS 41ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

See Fri 20.
CLUBS CRAZY SEXY COOL

See Wed 25.
THEATRE SA MAJESTÉ DES MOUCHES (LORD OF THE FLIES)

DJs play the very best house music. Maassilo 11pm presale € 17.50
YARDBIRD FT GILLES PETERSON

Future Pass Works by over 130 ‘animamix’ artists from around the world demonstrate the aesthetic dialogue with Asian contemporary art. thru 4/3/2012 The Collection Over 2000 masterpieces from the permanent collection, displaying unique and priceless art history and ethnography from Africa, Asia, Oceania and America. Permanent
MUSEUM ROTTERDAM DE DUBBELDE PALMBOOM

Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm Taking the tram through the rubble How do you keep buses and trams running during WWII when the roads and rails have been bombed and petrol is strictly rationed? thru 15/4/2012
MARINIERSMUSEUM ROTTERDAM

Black music guru Peterson is behind the mixing tables. BIRD 8pm € 15 / € 12 earlybird
CLASSICAL MUSIC VERDI’S REQUIEM

See Sat 28.
DANCE / BALLET SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE

Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-5pm Ayo Antilles - 80 years of marines in the West Wonderfully familiar to everyone who was a marine, this exhibition also tells an interesting tale for those who want to know more about 8 decades of the Dutch marines in the Antilles islands. thru 2/9/2012
EXHIBITION HALLS CENTRAL LIBRARY

Tue-Sun and holidays 11am-5pm Delfshaven in Sight Delfshaven was built in the early 1400s as a port for the city of Delft. This is where Piet Hein was born, where the Pilgrim Fathers spent the night before sailing for the New World, and where millions of litres of gin were once produced. Permanent Old Rotterdam Home interiors and shops from 1959. Permanent
HAVENMUSEUM

Arranged for soloists, choir, two pianos and percussion. De Doelen 8:15pm € 15 - 25 / 16 yrs and under € 10
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC STRINGS

Performance in the style of the TV show, featuring a range of talent and experience, from dancers picked up off the street to winners of national dance competitions. new Luxor Theater 8:30pm € 39 / € 35 / € 29.50 / € 25 / € 15
FILM SNEAK PREVIEW

Series of classical concerts organised by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Oude- of Pelgrimvaderskerk 8:15pm
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

Tue-Sat 10am-5pm Sun & holidays 11am-5pm Mummies! The unravelled secret Major exhibition on the mummies and burial rites of Ancient Egypt, featuring over 225 objects on loan from the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities. thru 29/1/2012 Chuck Close - Prints: Process and Collaboration Comprehensive overview of some 125 works from 1972 to the present day demonstrating the various print techniques used by American painter and photographer Chuck Close. 28/1/2012 - 6/5/2012 Religion Today - Eddy Seesing Photographic portraits of leaders of seventy different religious communities in the Netherlands – pastors, imams, priests, rabbis and other clergy. thru 12/2/2012 Bieke Depoorter - Ou Menya A photographic journey through forgotten villages, streets and houses along the Trans-Siberian Express. thru 29/1/2012 Faith, Love and Nostalgia - Aad de Haas A major retrospective including his early, Impressionist paintings, his Expressionist period and his later work, from religion to eroticism, as well as several self-portraits. thru 4/3/2012 Skyndood & Niemandswoord Susan Opperman The mural by South African artist Susan Opperman was inspired by her graphic

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during opening hours Empty Your Pocket George Maas asked 350 men to empty their trouser pockets and allow him to photograph the contents. The result: personal and revealing photographic narratives. 10/1/2012 - 29/1/2012
LAURENSKERK

TUESDAY 31 JANUARY
FESTIVALS 41ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

See Sun 01.
SA MAJESTÉ DES MOUCHES (LORD OF THE FLIES)

Tue-Fri 10am-5pm Sat, Sun & holidays 11am-5pm Havenmuseum Sample the port atmosphere of yesteryear and take a ride on the water-bus, former port ferry or steamer tug. Permanent
CHABOT MUSEUM

The Bleeding Bulls theatre group presents a show featuring young actors from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Theater Zuidplein 8:15pm € 12.50 / children € 9.50
THIS IS... ROTTERDAM

See Wed 25.
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

Tue-Sat 10am-5pm Sun & holidays 11am-5pm City of the Netherlands Feel what the city does to you. The exhibition evokes emotions that ping-pong between admiration and abhorrence, in a city constructed from scale models from the impressive collection curated by the NAI. thru 1/7/2016 Treasury This new permanent exhibition presents a selection of one of the world’s biggest and most beautiful architectural collections, with stunning sketches and scale models by Rietveld, Cuypers, Dudok, Berlage, Blom, Koolhaas and others. Permanent Hands-on Deck A unique spot in the museum, specially designed for anyone who wants to try their hand at architecture. Short films, games and building blocks challenge visitors to solve architectural and design problems. thru 1/7/2016

ROTTERDAM JANUARY 2012
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MUSIC EXHIBITIONS YOUTH DANCE THEATRE LITERARY FILM SPORT VARIOUS

Tue-Sat 11am-5pm The St Laurence Church, a monument filled with stories See the past come to life as you walk through the inspiring and intriguing chapels and listen to the evocative audio clips. Permanent
WITTE DE WITH, CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

See Sun 01.
SA MAJESTÉ DES MOUCHES (LORD OF THE FLIES)

WWW.ROTTERDAM.INFO

See Sat 14.
Rotterdam Museum Night

See Sat 28.

SUNDAY 29 JANUARY
FESTIVALS 41ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM DANCE / BALLET SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE

Tue-Fri 11am-4:30pm, Sat 11am-5pm Sun 12am-5pm The broad perspective As the twig is bent, so the tree grows: previously undisplayed early drawings and graphic works by Chabot and other artists, including exceptional pieces on loan, recently donated works, and pieces from the museum’s own collection that had never previously been displayed. thru 8/4/2012
NATUURHISTORISCH MUSEUM ROTTERDAM

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Production Rotterdam Marketing Photography Ramon Mangold, Claire Droppert, Patrick Savalle Design Glamcult Studio Druk Printvisie

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POP / JAZZ / WORLD BLAUDZUN

Tue-Sun 11am-6pm Angela Bulloch - SHORT BIG DRAMA Contradiction takes centre stage and reveals the inherent beauty in Bulloch’s complex wall paintings, colourful pixel installations and interactive drawing machines, challenging the viewer’s subjective input in her remarkably interdisciplinary work. 21/1/2012 - 8/4/2012
International Film Festival Rotterdam

Sounds like: Woven Hand, Beirut and Nick Cave. Rotown 9:30pm € 12.50
JW ROY: TÊTE DE LA COURSE

A selection of songs from his extensive repertoire, including a range of his English material. Theater Walhalla 3pm € 17.50

Tue-Sat 10am-5pm Sun & holidays 11am-5pm

SUNDAY 01 JANUARY
CLUBS BACHATA MOVES

THEATRE AHOY CHRISTMAS CIRCUS

THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

See Sun 01. 12pm
PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

See Sun 01.
SPORT RABOBANK SIX OF ROTTERDAM

from Fellini’s youth, with music by Rota. LantarenVenster 10:30am € 8.50 / student / 65+ € 7
SPORT RABOBANK SIX OF ROTTERDAM

THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

SATURDAY 14 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD SATURDAY JAZZ NIGHT

CLASSICAL MUSIC CODARTS STRING ORCHESTRA

FILM BEST OF IDFA 2011

CHINESE NEW YEAR’S FESTIVAL

See Sun 01.
OEDIPUS/BÊT NOIR

A night of bachata y poco salsa, merengue, zouk, reggaeton & more. De Coopvaert 12.45 am € 8
NEW YEAR’S AFRICAN DANCE PARTY

See Sun 01.

THURSDAY 05 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD AMATORSKI

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See Thu 05.

New Year’s Party with African music, salsa, reggae, zouk, merengue, dancehall, reggaeton & more. Grounds 2pm € 7.50 / children € 2.50
THEATRE AHOY CHRISTMAS CIRCUS

SUNDAY 08 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD GUIDO’S ORCHESTRA

MONDAY 09 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD FULL MOON CONCERT

Fourteen dancers and actors join musician Roland Van Campenhout in presenting this classical Greek myth in simple, poetic language. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:15pm € 29 / € 16 (various discounts)
SPORT RABOBANK SIX OF ROTTERDAM

Claron McFadden & Artvark Saxophone Quartet: Sly meets Callas + Jan van Duikeren’s Fingerprint. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 19
CLUBS LONG YANG CLUB

A dash of Victorian romance served up in a sauce of Czech melancholy. De Doelen 8:15pm € 14 / 65+ € 12 / 16 yrs and under € 8
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, DAPHNIS & SHÉHÉRAZADE

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DA BOUNCE

Two high-profile films have their first and only Dutch screening on a big screen. Theater Zuidplein 7:30pm presale € 18.50
NEW YORK METROPOLITAN OPERA: THE ENCHANTED ISLAND

The Year of the Dragon kicks off with a traditional parade of lions and dragon dancers in the area around West-Kruiskade, as well as other festivities. various locations 12pm-6:15pm free
POP / JAZZ / WORLD DE VRIENDEN VAN AMSTEL LIVE!

(2008), Reich Different Trains (1983) De Doelen 8:30pm € 22 / 16 yrs and under € 8
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

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FRIDAY 27 JANUARY
FESTIVALS 41ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

Belgian post-rock band. Rotown 9:30pm € 9
CLASSICAL MUSIC ENSEMBLECHATNOIR

Pop music with a dash of classical and vice versa. old Luxor Theater 8pm € 39.50 / € 36.50 / € 31.50
SURINAM MUSIC ENSEMBLE REALUNITED & BENNIE MAUPIN

Codarts students organise an evening filled with music and other art from all over the world. Grounds 8:30pm free
FILM SNEAK PREVIEW

See Thu 05.

Where West and East meet. COC Rotterdam 8pm
CLASSICAL MUSIC DOELEN ENSEMBLE/DOELEN QUARTET - WAGEMANS, ESCHER & KEURIS

Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. With Anna Caterina Antonacci - soprano and the Wiener Singakademie. De Doelen 8:15pm € 50 / € 45 / € 36 / € 20
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

Top productions by the New York Metropolitan Opera live and in HD. Tonight: The Enchanted Island. Pathe Schouwburgplein 7pm € 32.50

See Fri 20.
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

See Sun 01.

See Wed 25.
POP / JAZZ / WORLD DE VRIENDEN VAN AMSTEL LIVE!

WEDNESDAY 11 JANUARY
CLASSICAL MUSIC QUARTETS BY MOZART AND DVOřÁK

SUNDAY 22 JANUARY THURSDAY 26 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD DE VRIENDEN VAN AMSTEL LIVE! FESTIVALS 41ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

The biggest Christmas circus in the Netherlands features a varied line-up, this year including master illusionist Christian Farla. Ahoy Rotterdam 3pm € 18 / € 36 (ex. service fees)
PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

New Year’s Concert with SchónbrunnerWaltzer van Lanner, Franz Léhar, Fledermaus by Johann Strauss. Galerie Kralingen 8pm free
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, NEW YEAR’S CONCERT

See Sun 01.

Afro-Caribbean jazz, Paramaribop and a major musician from the American jazz scene. LantarenVenster 3:30pm € 17.50
CLASSICAL MUSIC ROTTERDAM CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

See Fri 20.
ROTTERDAM JAZZ ORCHESTRA

See Mon 02.
SPORT RABOBANK SIX OF ROTTERDAM

Played by members of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. De Doelen 8:30pm € 26 / 65+ € 24 / 26 yrs and under € 9
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA – LUNCH CONCERT

A wonderful evening out, complete with delicious dishes from top chef Cees Helder, excellent wines, and a spectacular show filled with humour, magic and breathtaking acts. Ahoy Rotterdam 6:30pm from € 89
FILM FELLINI’S ROMA

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THEATRE AHOY CHRISTMAS CIRCUS

See Thu 05.

See Sun 01. 12pm and 4:15pm
PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

See Sun 01.
SPORT RABOBANK SIX OF ROTTERDAM

Playing the highlights of chamber music, with a glass of wine after the concert. This concert includes Schubert’s String Quartet no. 13 (Rosamunde) and Mozart’s Oboe Quintet. Paradijskerk 2:30pm € 15 / student € 14 / 16 yrs and under free
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

TUESDAY 10 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD GO BACK TO THE ZOO – SNEAK PREVIEW

conducted by Thomas Søndergård. De Doelen 12:45-1:15pm free
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

The ensemble plays two quartets by Peter-Jan Wagemans, contrasting with the popular and frequently performed Clarinet Quintet by Tristan Keuris. De Doelen 8:30pm € 22 / 65+ € 20 / 16 yrs and under € 8
RBO SINFONIA: QALLUPILLUIT

FRIDAY 20 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD DE VRIENDEN VAN AMSTEL LIVE!

See Fri 20.
OPERA NJO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND STUDENTS FROM DNOA

See Wed 25.
POP / JAZZ / WORLD BARCO DO FADO (THE FADO SHIP)

See Sun 01.

A love letter to Rome, with music by film composer Nino Rota. LantarenVenster 2pm-4:15pm € 8.50 / student/65+ € 7

Dutch pop rock band. Rotown 9:30pm € 10
CLASSICAL MUSIC CUARTETO CASALS

Symphonic concert for the whole family, based on a legend told by the Inuit of northern Canada about fearsome monsters in the sea ice. De Doelen 4pm € 8 / 16 yrs and under € 3
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, DVOřÁK NO. 9 THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY
Rabobank Six of Rotterdam

Permanently popular in the Netherlands for 13 years running. Line-up: Waylon, Kane, Jan Smit, Jurk!, De Dijk & more. Ahoy Rotterdam 8:15pm € 65 / € 52.50 (ex. service fees)
JOY WIELKENS + BAND

The International Film Festival Rotterdam inspires a cinematic concert. De Doelen 8:30pm € 22 / 65+ € 20 / 16 yrs and under € 8
CLASSICAL MUSIC ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, SHOSTAKOVICH: WAR AND PEACE

Short operas by Knussen and Ravel. De Doelen 8:15pm € 32 / 65+ € 22 / 16 yrs and under € 8
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

Experience Portugal as you sail over the Maas. Live fado concerts! Partyschip Jorina 7-10pm € 54.50 (incl. buffet)
DE VRIENDEN VAN AMSTEL LIVE!

A smashing evening of soul and funk! Theater Zuidplein 8:15pm presale € 16
PASCAL SCHUMACHER QUARTET: BANG MY CAN

See Fri 20.
CLASSICAL MUSIC DOELENQUARTET GLASS, ADAMS & REICH

See Sun 01.
DANCE / BALLET LIFE-LIVE!

THURSDAY 12 JANUARY
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

MONDAY 02 JANUARY
THEATRE AHOY CHRISTMAS CIRCUS

Indoor cycling tournament that attracts the world’s best cyclists, including live shows by top artists and other entertainment. Ahoy Rotterdam

The Leningrad Symphony, conducted by François-Xavier Roth. With Daniel Müller-Schott - cello. De Doelen 8:15pm € 50 / € 45 / € 36 / € 20 various discounts
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

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FILM AMARCORD

FRIDAY 06 JANUARY
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

Semi-autobiographical film featuring many memorable childhood moments

See Sun 01. 12pm
FILM SNEAK PREVIEW

Programme: Boccherini - String Quartet in G Op.32 no.5, Schubert - String Quartet in B-flat major D112, Shostakovich - String Quartet no.9 in E-flat major Op.117. De Doelen 8:15pm € 47 / € 43 / € 38

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See Fri 13. De Doelen 8:15pm € 50 / € 45 / € 36 / € 20
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

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combines the best the dance group has to offer in a whirlwind show. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 2:30pm € 29 / € 16
FILM BEST OF IDFA 2011

Ensemble playing a broad range of compositions. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 15
CLASSICAL MUSIC ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, DAPHNIS & SHÉHÉRAZADE

FRIDAY 13 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD ARAVAH QUINTET & CRESCENT DOUBLE QUARTET

WEDNESDAY 18 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD CAREL KRAAYENHOF & JUAN PABLO DOBAL

Rotterdam-based group celebrates its 20th anniversary with modern versions of Number One and Common Ground. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:15pm € 29 / € 26 / € 22

Programme: Glass String Quartet no.2 ‘Company’ (1983), Adams String Quartet

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THIS IS... ROTTERDAM

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See Thu 19.
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

MONDAY 23 JANUARY
FILM IFFR PREVIEW: LES GÉANTS

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SPORT RABOBANK SIX OF ROTTERDAM

A cinematic surprise every week! LantarenVenster 9:30pm

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A blend of jazz improv, rock music and the sounds of the Middle East. Grounds 8:30pm € 10
MICHIEL BORSTLAP SOLO

See Thu 05.

Dinner show conducted by master chef Ad Janssen, featuring musical highlights and spectacular acts, with DJ Denniz for dessert. Hal4.1 7:30pm € 99 (incl. 4-course meal)

The highlights of the IDFA documentaries in one day. LantarenVenster 11am-7pm

Amazing, polyrhythmic Argentinean folklore liberally spiced with new compositions. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 17.50
SPINVIS

See Sun 01.

TUESDAY 03 JANUARY SATURDAY 07 JANUARY
THEATRE AHOY CHRISTMAS CIRCUS POP / JAZZ / WORLD PITER WILKENS

See Sun 01. 12pm and 4:15pm
PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

See Sun 01.
FILM BEEFCAKE

Concert by Friesland’s best-known troubadour. old Luxor Theater 8pm € 22.50 / € 19.50 / € 15.50
CLASSICAL MUSIC ORGAN MUSIC IN THE NIGHT

George Duke and Bill Bruford lyrically praise his talent on the piano, the international press are enthusiastic, and his work is acclaimed by aficionados of jazz and classical music from New York to Moscow. De Doelen 8:30pm € 22 / 65+ € 20 / 16 yrs and under € 8
CLASSICAL MUSIC ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, DVOřÁK NO.9 THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY

MONDAY 16 JANUARY SUNDAY 15 JANUARY
CLUBS SALSA SUNDAY CLASSICAL MUSIC GEERT BIERLING - DOELEN ORGAN

Concert promoting the new album ‘Tot ziens, Justine Keller’. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8pm € 21.20
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

SATURDAY 21 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD CONCURSO DEL OCHO – SEMI-FINAL

Film by Bouli Lanners about three teens abandoned by their parents during the summer holiday. LantarenVenster 9:30pm

TUESDAY 24 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD RED SNAPPER

Spicy salsa, sensual bachata, cheerful merengue y mucho mas! Grounds 8pm € 5
CLASSICAL MUSIC AMSTERDAM SINFONIETTA

The concert includes a stirring rendition of Saint-Saens’ Danse Macabre. De Doelen 8:15pm € 22 / 65+ € 20 / 16 yrs and under € 8
FILM SNEAK PREVIEW

The semi-final of the international tango music tournament. Grounds 12pm free
DE VRIENDEN VAN AMSTEL LIVE!

See Sun 01.
DANCE / BALLET THE SWEET ART OF BRUISING

See Fri 20.
CLASSICAL MUSIC ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, DAPHNIS & SHÉHÉRAZADE

Acid jazz trio with experimental influences. BIRD 8pm € 15
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

Gay films screened every first Tuesday of the month. With COC Rotterdam. LantarenVenster 9:30pm

Traditional New Year’s concert by organists Marco den Toom, Herman van Vliet and Wybe Kooijmans. Laurenskerk 8:15pm
OPERA ROTTERDAMS OPERA KOOR NEW YEAR’S CONCERT

WEDNESDAY 04 JANUARY
CLASSICAL MUSIC ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, NEW YEAR’S CONCERT

Conducted by Thomas Søndergård. With Vilde Frang, violin. De Doelen 8:15pm € 50 / € 45 / € 36 / € 20
THEATRE LISTEN & SEE

Conducted by Candida Thompson, this string orchestra enjoys exploring the boundaries of classical music. new Luxor Theater 8pm € 39 / € 36 / € 33 / € 30 / € 20
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

See Mon 02.

TUESDAY 17 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD PETRA BERGER: TOUCHED BY STREISAND

Dance Works Rotterdam explores fear, rage and pain in the extreme physicality of a boxing match. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:30pm € 17

See Sun 01.

See Thu 19.
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

WEDNESDAY 25 JANUARY
FESTIVALS 41ST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

THURSDAY 19 JANUARY
POP / JAZZ / WORLD BAXTER DURY

See Sun 01.
PRINSES DINNERSHOW VIVENCIA

Conducted by Carlos Kalmar. With Bob Stoel. De Doelen 8:15pm € 40 / € 34 / € 28 / € 17 various discounts

The loveliest arias and choruses from Bellini’s Norma. De Doelen 7:30pm € 32.50 / € 29.50 / €26.50

Theatre and dance performance by Marcus Azzini and Ann Van den Broek. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:15pm € 26 / € 13
PALAZZO ROTTERDAM
Ahoy Christmas Circus

See Sun 01.
DANCE / BALLET PUUR-BARBAARS

An ode to Barbara Streisand. old Luxor Theater 8pm € 18 / € 22 / € 25
THEATRE PALAZZO ROTTERDAM

Catchy Britpop tunes from the son of the late Ian Dury. Rotown 9:30pm € 9

See Sun 01.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Het Internationaal Danstheater, Jos Groenier

See Sun 01.

Dinner show with loads of glitter & glamour and over 150 costumes, a gorgeous show ballet, quick-change transformations and a feast of recognition. Hal4.1 € 69 (incl. 4-course menu)

The IFFR presents a diverse selection of independent, innovative and experimental cinema, video and media art, attracting large crowds to the festival and bringing over 2700 national and international film professionals to this city on the Maas. Rotterdam city centre

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