PREVIEW

DUNYA FESTIVAL ORTEL SUMMER CARNIVAL

CLUBS KATSHUIS WEEKENDER PRESENTS SEBO K

A Tribe Called Quest. Former Hofplein train station 6pm € 17.50
POP / JAZZ / WORLD CASA DE LA MUSICA: ‘CHARANGA NO BRASIL’ FT. LILIAN VIEIRA

Club night. Line-up: Sebo K, Joey Daniel, Kadir Pelit. Catwalk 11pm-6am € 10
DANCE GRAN SALON DE TANGO

EXHIBITIONS
MUSEUM BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN

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 CATWALK WEENA-ZUID 33 WWW.CATWALKROTTERDAM.COM 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 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

29 may 2011 Park near the Euromast
NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL

29 and 30 july 2011 City centre
FEI EUR. DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Live salsa series. Grounds 9pm € 10
DE BEZEMKAST

Tue-Sun 11 am - 5 pm Beauty in Science Drawing from nine scientific fields, Professor Hans Galjaard has curated hundreds of images, documenting essential observations in vividly realistic and visually astounding ways. thru 5/6/2011 Nathalie Djurberg Snakes knows it’s Yoga This exhibition consists of 44 sculptures and projections of two animated films, supplemented by light effects and music by Hans Berg. thru 1/5/2011 Gabriel Lester Suspension of Disbelief This immersive installation is composed of a dozen works exploring destiny, fate and magical beliefs, the idiosyncratic human desire to control the intangible. thru 8/5/2011 Boris van Berkum Sculptor Boris van Berkum created an in stallation in the Van der Steur building, displaying ceramic sculptures that call to mind totem poles, in their stacked images of animal and human figures. thru 3/7/2011
KUNSTHAL ROTTERDAM

By tango studio Cuartito Azul Rotterdam. Staal 6pm-11pm € 7
VARIOUS PASAR MALAM ASIA

8 until 10 july 2011 Ahoy Rotterdam
BAVARIA CITY RACING

18 until 21 August 2011 CHIO Kralingse Bos
WORLD HARBOUR DAYS

Shuffle through music with unexpected instruments played by Fay Lovsky, Laurens Joensen and Jet Stevens. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:30pm € 20
CLUBS GEM SESSIONS WINTER/SPRING TOUR 2011

see Sat 23

21 august 2011 City centre

2 until 4 september 2011 Along the Maas

I promise to love you Caldic Collection 2000-2010 Survey exhibition to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Caldic Collection. A selection of over 65 paintings, photos, installations and sculptures purchased in the past decade gives an impressive overview of the Caldic Collection in the 21st century. thru 15/5/2011
La Cage aux Folles

MONDAY 25 APRIL
CLASSICAL MUSIC EASTER WITH JAN VAYNE AND MARTIN MANS

Club night. Line-up: Remy, Arjuna Schiks LIVE, Peter Horrevorts, Roger Martinez, Van Anh. Catwalk 11pm-6am presale € 15

MARITIME MUSEUM ROTTERDAM

Tue-Sat 10 am - 5 pm Sun and holidays 11 am - 5 pm Yin & Jan - China and the Netherlands linked by shipping Discover the close trading ties between the Netherlands and China. Strikingly realistic, digital hostess Yin and host Jan immerse museum visitors in the dynamic relations between our small, water-rich country and this Asian titan. 2/4/2011 - 4/3/2012 Port Heroes - from lawyer to crane operator The new family exhibition gives children a playful chance to discover the talents and skills it takes to practice a profession in the port. thru 2/10/2011 The boat refugee An exhibition with photographs by Piet den Blanken tells the story of the African boat refugees who made the dangerous crossing from Morocco to the Canary Islands in dilapidated fishing boats. thru 4/9/2011
NEDERLANDS FOTOMUSEUM

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coverage, and through the interpretations of artists and photographers. thru 12/6/2011
WERELDMUSEUM ROTTERDAM

Piano concert. Laurenskerk 8pm € 17.50
DANCE SPIRIT

SATURDAY 30 APRIL 2011
FESTIVALS QUEEN’S DAY

Colourful performance by the International Dance Theater. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 2:30pm € 22.50 - € 17.50
VARIOUS PASAR MALAM ASIA

National celebration! Dance to live bands at various locations, or check out the bargains at the many street stands, from Coolsingel to the market on Binnenrotte. Rotterdam city centre, free
QUEEN’S DAY FESTIVAL

their own interpretation. thru 13/4/2011 Anton Vrede - Sculptures In his figurative forms, animals take on human features and refer to tales from storytelling cultures. thru 11/5/2011
GALERIE VIVID

Tue-Sun 10 am - 10 pm The strength of silver The exhibition displays the SmithHutschenruyter collection, an exceptional array of nearly 600 pieces of ethnic silver jewellery originating from a region that stretches from Morocco to China. thru 22/5/2011
CHABOT MUSEUM

see Sat 23

TUESDAY 26 APRIL
CLASSICAL MUSIC ORGAN LUNCH CONCERT

DJs from the dance and house scene turn the Plein upside down! Plein 1940 2pm-8pm € 5
CLUBS BACHATA MOVES

Virtual Exhibition to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Designws.com thru 1/5/2011
’T GEMAAL

ROTTERDAM APRIL 2011
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MUSIC EXHIBITIONS YOUTH DANCE THEATRE LITERARY FILM SPORT VARIOUS

By Jochem Schuurman. Laurenskerk 12:45pm free, donations after concert
FILM OPEN AIR CINEMA

see Sat 09
WE ALL LOVE 80’S & 90’S

The best DJs play the finest hits from the 80s and 90s. Off_Corso 10pm € 12.50
OPERA IL TROVATORE

Tue-Sat 10 am - 5 pm Sun and holidays 11 am - 5 pm Akkermania Dutch painter Philip Akkerman has been painting self-portraits for 20 years, referencing various art styles ranging from classical to modern. 9/4/2011 - 26/6/2011 The Netherlands in Focus photos by Vincent Mentzel Large retrospective of famous Dutch photojournalist Vincent Mentzel. After 40 years as a photographer for NRC Handelsblad, he left a powerful body of work behind when he retired. thru 12/6/2011

Tue-Fri 11 am-4.30 pm Sat 11 am - 7 pm, Sun 12 am- 5 pm Worlds of colour International masterpieces provide a concise overview of eight decades of art history from the past century, from the perspective of colour. From Monet’s serene impressionism, via German expressionism, to the abstracts in the 1960s, with a special focus on Yves Klein. thru 5/6/2011
EXHIBITION HALLS CENTRAL LIBRARY

Chicks, Kicks & Glory Seven Dutch comic book artists envisioned girls’ real lives and their dreams. The exhibition includes video footage of the Rotterdam female kickboxers taking part in the project’s dance show. thru 9/4/2011
LP II IN LAS PALMAS

Watch a film under the starry skies. Bring along you friends, a thermos of coffee, and chairs or a picnic blanket! (Bar service). EUR, Complex Woudestein 9pm

WEDNESDAY 27 APRIL
CLASSICAL MUSIC CLASSIC CLUB NIGHT
Cinderella

Top productions by the New York Metropolitan Opera shown live in HD. Pathe Schouwburgplein 6pm or 7pm € 32.50 (including cloakroom, aperitif and drink)
VARIOUS QUEEN’S DAY ON THE KAAP

Tue-Sat 10 am - 5 pm Sun and holidays 11 am - 5 pm ANGRY - Young and radical ANGRY focuses on the interpretation of the angry and obstinate adolescent, showing protest, resistance and (radical) action in our society from three perspectives: as seen by the youths themselves, in media

Icons of Anger Photographic icons of indignation, rage, revolt and radicalization. Twenty photo icons from the past 50 years, displayed in imposing sizes. Presented by LP II in cooperation with the Nederlands Fotomuseum. thru 15/5/2011
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Discover classical music in a whole new way. De Doelen 9pm € 17.50 / students € 8
LUNCH CONCERT: JOEP VAN BEIJNUM & JAN GRUITHUIJZEN

Street stands and Royal Roller Disco to celebrate Queen’s Day. Deliplein 2pm-7pm free
MINIMALL QUEEN’S DAY SPECIAL

TOURIST INFORMATION
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Production Rotterdam Marketing Photography Marco Bakker, Carla Plukkel, Marc Heeman, Roy Beusker Design Glamcult Studio Druk Printvisie

De Doelen 12:45pm-1:15pm free

THURSDAY 28 APRIL
CLUBS SALSA MOVES

With bands including Nueva Manteca, a group that mixes authentic jazz with Cuban music.Raampoortstraat 26, 28 (under the former Hofplein station) 2pm free Sign up for the Rotterdam newsletter via www.rotterdam.info/newsletter and stay up to date about festivals & events, exhibitions, latest architecture and more in Rotterdam! The events shown here are only a sample of what’s happening in rotterdam. For a more comprehensive overview, see www.rotterdam.info.

WWW.ROTTERDAM.INFO

see Fri 01

FRIDAY 29 APRIL
FESTIVALS BIRDFEST A TRIBUTE CALLED TRIBE

500 Years of The Praise of Folly The first edition of the most famous work by Erasmus was published in 1511: The Praise of Folly. Posters in the library bear quotes that are surprisingly relevant today! thru 30/4/2011 Watercolours by Robert E. Murk Exhibition of watercolours, mainly depicting the port of Rotterdam and the Holland-America Line. thru 9/5/2011
CENTRUM BEELDENDE KUNST / ARTOTHEEK ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam Woont The latest update from the Rotterdam Woont project displays information on different neighbourhoods and photos of Rotterdam housing construction, shown on a large map of Rotterdam. thru 31/5/ 2011 Major building projects in the city centre From ‘De Rotterdam’ by architect Rem Koolhaas, ‘De Markthal’ by MVRDV and ‘De Calypso’ by Alsop Architects, this exhibition shows scale models of many exceptional and prominent building projects in the Rotterdam city centre. thru 30/4/2011

New Rotterdam music festival for today’s black music. Birdfest presents a tribute to

Metropole Orkest

Aniek Meeldijk - Ceramic Objects Meeldijk subtly places her objects on a pedestal, leaving room for viewers to form

La Cage aux Folles

FRIDAY 01 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD ANNA CALVI

VARIOUS NEW SKOOL RULES

Three-day international music conference. Maassilo
PRIMAVERA2011 ART ANTIQUES JEWELRY

Concert. Rotown 9:30pm € 10
CLUB DEL TANGO

Dance Works Rotterdam, artistic director Gingras illuminates the beauty, danger and consequences of bodily display. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:15pm € 25 € 20
FILM ROTTERDAM CLASSICS: THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS

DE BEZETTING SPEELT SPRING CONCERT

WEDNESDAY 06 APRIL
CLASSICAL MUSIC MARIA-JOÃO PIRES

POP / JAZZ / WORLD CAN I KICK IT?

JEAN GUILLOU RETURNS TO THE LAURENSKERK

CHILDREN CONCERTINO PANNOLINO

DEATH LETTERS + MISERY KIDS

BURLESQUE BALLROOM

TUESDAY 19 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD ALPHA BLONDY SOLAR SYSTEM

FRIDAY 22 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD ERIC VLOEIMANS & FLORIAN WEBER AND SIMIN

Punk rock. Rotown 9:30pm € 8.50
CLUBS SALSA MOVES

An exceptional performance of Brahms’ Serenade Op.11 in a reconstruction of the original chamber music version. Arminius 4pm € 15
ROYAL NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE ORCHESTRA

Stringlab Quartet & Tango Extremo Grounds 8:30pm € 12
CROSS-GENRE RELEASE PARTY

Fair featuring contemporary art, antiques and jewelry. Ahoy Rotterdam 12pm-12am € 12.50
VISMA

Portuguese pianist. Programme: Beethoven, Bach and Brahms. De Doelen 8:15pm € 30
THEATRE JEFF DUNHAM

This first all-female hip-hop evening of the year showcases women from the Dutch hip-hop scene. Grounds 8:30pm € 4
CARGO VIBES

Works by Liszt and by Guillou himself. Laurenskerk 7:30pm € 25 / € 20
OPERA LE COMTE ORY

see Sat 09
SPORT ABN AMRO MARATHON ROTTERDAM

With performances by Miss Whips, Pepper Minsky, Miss Cece Dee, Deena Ray, The Ragtime Wranglers & The Dutch Everly Brothers. De Machinist 10pm € 23
PLAY PRESENTS OSLO LABEL NIGHT

Reggae. Off_Corso 9pm € 35
FULL MOON CONCERT

see Fri 01

Songs with a soulful, jazzy pop feel. Holland Casino Rotterdam 9:30pm-1:30am
FRANK MCCOMB

Maple 3, Lucy & the Man, Tanah Broadcast. Heidegger 7:30-10:30pm
NIK BÄRTSCH’S RONIN: LLYRIA

Minimal music with the precision timing of funk and the serenity of Japanese ritual music. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 18
PINE BOX BOYS

Europe’s biggest angling and fishing fair. Ahoy Rotterdam 10am-10pm € 10 / aged 13 and under free

Andor von Barsy’s film provides a detailed impression of Rotterdam as it was before WWII. LantarenVenster 3pm
CHILDREN DISNEY ON ICE

A tribute to Michael Jackson new Luxor Theater 3pm € 15 - € 35
THEATRE LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

Soul singer. Heidegger 9pm € 15
REMBRANDT FRERICHS TRIO

Stand-up comedian from the USA. Ahoy Rotterdam 8pm € 32 - 42.50
PERFORMANCE IN WHICH HOPEFULLY NOTHING HAPPENS

Jazz. De Doelen 8:30pm € 19
CLUBS SYNC PRESENTS ANDRE LODEMANN

Top productions from the New York Metropolitan Opera shown live in HD. Pathe Schouwburgplein 6pm or 7pm € 32.50 (including cloakroom, aperitif and a drink during intermission)
DANCE SKYDANCE / SKYTIME / SKYWEB

The biggest one-day sporting event in the Netherlands is famous for its fast pace and unique atmosphere. Hundreds of thousands of spectators cheer the competitors on towards the finish line at Coolsingel. Rotterdam city centre

FRIDAY 15 APRIL
FESTIVALS 4TH INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

Club night. Line-up: Christian Burkhardt LIVE, Ray Okpara and more Catwalk 11pm-6am presale € 15
CLASSICAL MUSIC BACH EASTER ORATORIO

Students from Codarts in an evening of music and other arts from all over the world. Grounds 8:30pm free
CLASSICAL MUSIC ST MATTHEW’S PASSION

Jazz improv - double concert. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 19
KANE

see Thu 21
SOUNDS PERFECT

see Fri 01
CHILDREN CIRCUS ROTJEKNOR: RAAK! (6+)

MONDAY 11 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT

SATURDAY 02 APRIL
FESTIVALS NOORDERLICHT_010

see Fri 01
CHILDREN’S MUSIC WEEK CLASSIC EXPRESS (6+)

Castles in the sky: this show is nothing and everything all at once. In English. De Gouvernestraat 1:30pm
DANCE CINDERELLA

Line-up: Andre Lodemann, Taras van de Voorde, Sab Titos. Catwalk 11pm-5am € 8
WEEKENDER!

Horrorbilly / alternative bluegrass. Exit 9pm € 10
CLUBS CONFUSE

Discover the different light works, exploring the space through performances, artworks and engagement. Rotterdam Noord bus station
POP / JAZZ / WORLD ARIFA

In a special bus converted into a stage, young and talented musicians give a mini-concert. De Doelen 11am, 2pm & 3pm € 5
VARIOUS NATIONAL MUSEUM WEEKEND

The saucy children’s circus from Rotterdam. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 4pm € 10
DISNEY ON ICE

Indie lovers rejoice! Rotown 11pm € 4
SALSA MOVES

see Fri 01
VARIOUS NATIONAL MUSEUM WEEKEND

Hosted by DJ Okkie. Rotown 11pm € 4
METZ ON FRIDAY DRINK

World-famous choreographer Matthew Bourne created a dance performance set to music by Prokofiev. New Luxor Theater 8pm € 20 - € 65

see Fri 01
CLASSICAL MUSIC IL QUATTRO

Improvisation dance with sun, moon and stars. Thomas Körtvélyessy / Reàl Dance Company dances an international duet with Kiori Kawai between Porto and Rotterdam, with Adolfo Estrada (live video) and Marina Breton (live direction). Grotekerkplein 9pm (workshop 7:30pm) admission with donation
FILM THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS

Classical acoustic guitar takes centre stage at this festival, which has grown to be world-famous. Special guest: master classical guitarist Jószef Eötvös. Bergsingel Church
POP / JAZZ / WORLD DE STAAT + SUPPORT SHAKING GODSPEED

Monumental indie rock. Rotown 9:30pm € 9
FILM FERIEN

The gorgeous cantata ‘Ich wil den Kreuzstab gerne tragen’ and one of the most intense and sorrowful arias from the St Matthew’s Passion: ‘Komm süßes Kreuz’. Orchestra of the 18th Century and Cappella. De Doelen 8:15pm € 25
ST MATTHEW’S PASSION

By the Netherlands Bach Society conducted by Konrad Junghänel. De Doelen 7:30pm € 41 various discounts
DANCE GARDENIA

Jazz, pop, rock, soul and dance classics. Holland Casino Rotterdam 9:30pm-1:30am
CLUBS SALSA MOVES

see Fri 01
CLASSICAL MUSIC ST MATTHEW’S PASSION

Club tour. Off_Corso 8pm € 15
HAPPY CAMPER

DJs, entertainment, fashion shows, dancers and impressive decorations! Hal4.1 5pm-midnight free
SALSA MOVES

Dance to sizzling salsa, cheerful merengue, romantic bachata y mucho mas! De Coopvaert 10:30pm-2am € 4
CLASSICAL MUSIC GREAT CHOIR CONCERT

Sounds, suites and rhythms from Arabic, Anatolian and Balkan music are combined with improvised and electronic music. De Doelen 8:30pm € 19
CHAPEL CLUB

Epic grandiloquence enclosed in catchy rock songs. Rotown 9:30pm € 9
CLUBS CUBAN MOVES

More than 500 museums take part in the traditionally exuberant weekend. Museums give discounts, arrange lectures on special themes, organise tours, scavenger hunts or walking, and most offer free admission. various locations
NEW SKOOL RULES

see Sat 02
NEW SKOOL RULES

THURSDAY 07 APRIL
FESTIVALS MOTEL MOZAÏQUE

Spiritual songs on two organs. Breeplein Church 8pm € 12.50
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Thomas Arslan, D 2007, English subtitles. Ferien is the group portrait of a family falling to pieces one bit at a time. LantarenVenster 7:30pm

Rotterdams Vocaal Ensemble and the Rotterdam Boys Choir perform St Matthew’s Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach. Prinsekerk 7:30pm € 27.50
DANCE INDIAN DANCE MANIFESTATION

Les ballets C de la B. A fairytale brothel filled with stories about what it’s like to be different. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:15pm € 30 / € 22.50 various discounts

see Wed 20
DANCE BAILA LOUCA CONVENINET ACTION III

WEDNESDAY 20 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD APSILIES

see Sat 02

Holiday anecdotes have never been funnier! A total experience with animation and tons of guest musicians! LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 12.50
TOMMY THOMPSON

see Fri 01
PRIMAVERA

TUESDAY 12 APRIL
CHILDREN CHILDREN’S MUSIC WEEK CONCERTINO PANNOLINO (6-12 MONTHS) POP / JAZZ / WORLD GRAND PIANORAMAX FT. BLACK CRACKER AND NANKO

see Thu 07
DANCE CINDERELLA

see Fri 01
RACE OF THE CLASSICS

see Fri 01
PRIMAVERA

Choir of 100 vocalists. De Doelen 8:15pm € 29.50
ST JOHN’S PASSION

The biggest international sailing event on classic ships, sailed by students from all the big student cities of the Netherlands. Veerhaven
VISMA

The refreshing Rotterdam festival of many arts! With new music, inspiring and imaginative art, impressive theatre and uplifting films. Various locations
POP / JAZZ / WORLD BENJAMIN HERMAN QUARTET

Dance Classics, Good Old Motown, Funk, Ballads & Rock ‘n’ Roll. Holland Casino Rotterdam 9:30pm1:30am
CLUBS SALSA MOVES

Authentic Indian dance with gracious gestures, music, spirituality and gorgeous costumes. Theater Zuidplein 2pm € 15
SONGS FOR DRELLA

Urban blues from Greece. Grounds 8:30pm € 12
CLASSICAL MUSIC LUNCH CONCERT

Dance performance Pedro Goucha and Rita Vilhena. De Gouvernestraat 10:30pm € 5

SATURDAY 23 APRIL
By Sinfonia Rotterdam conducted by Conrad van Alphen. De Doelen 12:45pm-1:15pm free
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, ST MATTHEW’S PASSION CLUBS BACHATA MOVES

see Fri 15
SPORT FINALS OF THE LOTTO KORFBALL LEAGUE 2011

see Wed 06

SATURDAY 09 APRIL
FESTIVALS MOTEL MOZAÏQUE

Laurenscantorij & Concerto d’Amsterdam conducted by Wiecher Mandemaker. St John’s Passion by J.S. Bach is an oratorio about the suffering and death of Jesus. Laurenskerk 8pm € 40/aged 14 and under € 15
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA

Enjoy sultry Son and spicy Timba, as well as Salsa, Merengue and Bachata. De Coopvaert 10:30pm-2am €4
DE BUURTSUPER

see Fri 01
VISMA

see Fri 01

Jazz. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 20
PIECE BY PIECE METAL NIGHT

Music and rhythmic dance for the very littlest listeners. From Bach to Ligeti for pre-toddlers (1 year and under). De Doelen 11am, 2pm & 4pm € 11 / aged 16 and under € 5

Experimental keyboards & drums project from keyboard player Leo Tardin. Heidegger 9pm
CLASSICAL MUSIC ST JOHN’S PASSION

see Sat 09
KATSHUIS WEEKENDER PRESENTS DAVIDE SQUILLACE

see Fri 01
CLASSICAL MUSIC ST MATTHEW’S PASSION

Ahoy Rotterdam 3pm € 10 - € 30

see Fri 01

SUNDAY 17 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLDT CARMEN SOUZA

MONDAY 04 APRIL SUNDAY 03 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD BASIN STREET JAZZ BAND CLASSICAL MUSIC OLIVIER VERNET - DOELEN ORGAN

Club night. Off_Corso 11pm
DIK PRESENTS JIMPSTER

Countdown, Drainlife and Bring On The Bloodshed. Exit 9pm € 7
SALSA MOVES

see Thu 07
POP / JAZZ / WORLD BILAL + SUPPORT GERY MENDES

SUNDAY 10 APRIL
FESTIVALS MOTEL MOZAÏQUE

Line-up: Jimpster, Sandeep, Jamie Lie A Kwie. Catwalk 11pm-6am € 10
KRANKJORUM!

see Fri 01
CLASSICAL MUSIC ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Jazz. C5 Jazz 3pm-6pm € 7.50
DE BEZEMKAST

programme featuring the organ music of Mendelssohn. De Doelen 8:15pm € 19
VARIOUS RACE OF THE CLASSICS

American soul singer with band Heidegger 9pm € 20 / presale € 15
CLUBS BACHATA MOVES

see Thu 07
POP / JAZZ / WORLD DUTCH SWING COLLEGE BAND

Bach’s theatrical vision of the Passion of Christ by the Nationale Reisopera. Sung in German with Dutch subtitles. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:15pm € 40 € 30
ORGAN LUNCH CONCERT

By the Bach Choir & Orchestra of the Netherlands conducted by Pieter- Jan Leusink. Laurenskerk 7pm € 60 / presale € 55
ROTTERDAM PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA WITH KARITA MATTILA

Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Programme: Bach’s St Matthew’s Passion. De Doelen 7:30pm € 45 - € 18
DANCE GARDENIA

Club night. Line-up: Davide Squillace, Sandeep, Sab Titos. Catwalk 11pm-6am € 10
LOUDNESS

Dance party. 18 + Maassilo 11pm
OPERA CAPRICCIO

Traditional African and Cape Verdean rhythms, influenced by contemporary jazz. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 15
MAHER ZAIN IN CONCERT

see Tue 19
FILM FAUST

Featuring Nynke Laverman, Drums United, the Colombian salsa singer Alberto Caicedo and singer-percussionist Gianna Tam. De Doelen 8:15pm € 39 / aged 16 and under € 7
THEATRE LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

With live bands and top disc jockeys from the mod world / 60s garage soul. De Machinist 9pm € 10
LUNAPARK

Dance party. Maassilo 10:30pm-7am € 25 / presale € 17.50
PURPLE INVITES WHITE DIAMOND

Shuffle through music with unexpected instruments played by Fay Lovsky, Laurens Joensen and Jet Stevens. Theater Walhalla 3pm € 12.50
JAZZY SUNDAY: CURTIS DARBY

By Jeroen de Haan. Laurenskerk 12:45pm free, donations after concert
FILM JULES ET JIM

see Sun 03

Emanuel Ax plays Brahms De Doelen 8:15pm € 45 - €18
THEATRE GREG SHAPIRO: HOW TO BE ORANGE

Dance night De Coopvaert 10:30pm-2am € 4
HERR ZIMMERMAN INVITES ZOMBIE NATION

Traditional jazz music. De Rotterdam 4pm - 7pm € 22.50
VAN RULLER, ROELOFS & VAN DER FEEN: CHAMBERTONES

Programme: Bartók, Saariaho and Sibelius. De Doelen 8:15pm € 45 - € 18
DANCE SONGS FOR DRELLA

Modern Islamic music. Theater Zuidplein 7:30pm balcony € 17 - €40
TRIANON JAZZ BAND

TUESDAY 05 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD UNITED NATIONS JAM

Musical. Albin & Georges lead loving and unfettered lives in Saint-Tropez and run the town’s famous nightclub. When Georges’ son decides to marry the daughter of a conservative politician, their lives are turned upside-down. Old Luxor Theater 8pm € 39 - € 58
MAKING SENSE

A luxurious evening of soul, R&B and Latin house. Holland Casino Rotterdam 9pm
CLASSICAL MUSIC THE GENTS

Jazz music. Holland Casino Rotterdam 8pm-midnight
MATINEE DU MONDE

A musical performance by Soil. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:30pm € 15
CHILDREN DISNEY ON ICE - ALL STAR PARADE

Conducted by Béni Csillag. Programme includes Van Deurzen - Love Song, Poulenc - Quatre petites prières, Laudes de Saint Antoine, MacMillan - Who are these angels, Visman - New Heaven. Laurenskerk 8:30pm € 25
THEATRE LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

African dance party with live music, dance and children’s workshops, snacks, drinks and DJ Caliente. Grounds 2pm € 7.50 / children € 2.50
MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS

Multicultural crossover between AfroLatin jazz and other styles. Dizzy 10pm
CLASSICAL MUSIC ORGAN LUNCH CONCERT

Greg’s satiric perspective on idiotic Dutch customs promises an amusing evening of integration training for world citizens! (EN). Theater Zuidplein 8:15pm presale € 12.50
DANCE CINDERELLA

Dance party. Line-up: Zombie Nation (live), Tanzman, Fraulein Z. Factory 010 11pm-5am € 18 / presale € 15
LONG YANG CLUB

An intimate mix of personal compositions and standard numbers like Norwegian Wood and Just In Time. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 15
WINDY CITY JAZZ BAND

François Truffaut, F, 1961. A love triangle filled with sophisticated liberty and carefree bliss comes to a bleak end. LantarenVenster 7pm

Jazz. C5 Jazz 3pm-6pm € 7.50
CLUBS METZ ON SUNDAY SPRING EDITION

Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, D 1926, 116 min., with English title cards. Goethe Institut Rotterdam 7:30pm € 5 / € 3

Top productions by the New York Metropolitan Opera live and in HD. Tonight: Capriccio by Richard Strauss. Pathe Schouwburgplein 6pm or 7pm € 32.50 (including cloakroom, aperitif and a drink during intermission)
VARIOUS ROTTERDAM FAIR

Scapino Ballet Rotterdam. Dance inspired by Andy Warhol, Lou Reed and John Cale. Rotterdamse Schouwburg 8:15pm € 25 € 20 various discounts

THURSDAY 21 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD ED VERHOEFF & FERIAL KARAMAT-ALI

Lloyd Multiplein, Schiehaven
PASAR MALAM ASIA

WEDNESDAY 13 APRIL SATURDAY 16 APRIL
POP / JAZZ / WORLD JAMIROQUAI FESTIVALS 4TH INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL

Where West and East meet. COC Rotterdam 8pm
SEXY SATURDAY IN PURPLE

Jazz. C5 Jazz 3pm-6pm € 7.50
DANCE CINDERELLA

Talented DJs collaborate to create a ‘Perfect Sunday’. Prinses Theater 6pm-1am presale € 15
CLASSICAL MUSIC CANTATA SERVICE ST MATTHEW’S PASSION

Brazil meets Jazz. Grounds 8:30pm € 12
KANE

Musical Souvenir and soloist Tony Neef present a surprising and varied selection of musical tunes. De Doelen 11am € 12
CLASSICAL MUSIC CARTE BLANCHE FOR CALEFAX

By Lara Schaffner. Laurenskerk 12:45pm free, donations after the concert
RUBENS QUARTET

see Wed 06

Club night with Barry Sanchez, Superior & Don Wayne. Holland Casino Rotterdam 9pm
CLASSICAL MUSIC DOELEN QUARTET

Concert. Ahoy Rotterdam 8pm € 46 / € 40

see Wed 06

Concert. Ahoy Rotterdam 8pm starts from € 35
CLASSICAL MUSIC ST MATTHEW’S PASSION

Spectacular event filled with music, amazing smells, dazzling displays of culture, various bands and artists from the Netherlands and abroad. Ahoy Rotterdam 12 noon-10pm € 8 festival ticket € 18

THURSDAY 14 APRIL
FILM STEAMBOAT BILL JR.

see Fri 15
POP / JAZZ / WORLD WOLFERT BREDERODE QUARTET & MICHAEL MOORE FRAGILE

SUNDAY 24 APRIL
see Wed 20
DANCE BAILA LOUCA DANCE IMPROVISATION FESTIVALS EASTER GOSPEL FESTIVAL - IPRAISE

This Dutch string quartet combines the best of European and American chamber music. De Doelen 8:15pm € 42 - € 34
FILM BEEFCAKE: HOWL

FRIDAY 08 APRIL
FESTIVALS MOTEL MOZAÏQUE

A parade of 65 unforgettable Disney characters from 18 beloved fairytales come to life. Ahoy Rotterdam 7pm € 37.50 - € 17.50

see Fri 01
DANCE ANATOMICA

This afternoon concert by this reed quartet is devoted to exotic sounds from the Near East and the Far East. De Doelen 11am-4:45pm € 29

see Thu 07

With Eva Zöllner - accordion. Programme: Britten and Abrahamsen. De Doelen 8:30pm € 19

In a powerful and explosive show by

Rob Epstein, US, 2010. Pre-première on the life of Alan Ginsberg. LantarenVenster 9:30pm

Film concert. Pianist Yvo Verschoor accompanies a cinematic masterpiece by Buster Keaton, who ends up on a big riverboat in a terrible storm. LantarenVenster 3pm

POP / JAZZ / WORLD CODARTS - POP ACADEMY

The very best singer-songwriters from the Codarts music academy. Theater Walhalla 9pm € 7.50

Jazz. LantarenVenster 8:30pm € 17
CLUBS BACHATA MOVES

By the Laurenscantorij & Laurensorkest conducted by Wiecher Mandemaker. Laurenskerk part I 10:30pm / part II 1:30pm free admission, donations after concert

see Sat 09

Dance performance. De Gouvernestraat 10:30pm € 5

Every individual is unique and everyone is invited to come together at this fantastic festival and raise a shout of praise to the King of Kings in their own unique way. Ahoy Rotterdam 4pm-1am € 40

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