Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
The Gergiev Festival is a multi-day music event organized by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, one of Europe's leading symphony orchestras. The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra is famous on an international level for the intense energy of their concerts and the way the orchestra approaches the public. When Valery Gergiev was appointed the maestro of the symphony orchestra in 1995, the Rotterdam Philharmonic entered a new age with great tours all over the world. The Gergiev Festival in Rotterdam is a great tribute to him!
History Gergiev Festival Rotterdam
Valery Gergiev took the initiative in 1995 for a classical music event in Rotterdam. This festival quickly developed from a series of small concerts with a theme, into the large scale music festival at Theatre De Doelen in Rotterdam.
Gergiev Festival: enjoy classical music
The Gergiev Festival has a new theme every year which interconnects all the concerts with eachother. With stars of international fame the Gergiev Festival Rotterdam offers a truly international show for fans of opera and symphonic music.
Free concerts at Gergiev Festival Rotterdam
Theatre De Doelen is the main location of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival, but many free concerts take place at Schouwburgplein on Saturday afternoon.
PARKING Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival
Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival by public transport
The main festival location is Theatre De Doelen in Rotterdam. From Rotterdam Central Station, get there by metro, tram, bus or train and stop at Rotterdam Central Station. The theatre is within walking distance. Plan your trip at www.9292.nl. It's free of charge. To travel by public transport in Rotterdam you must purchase a travel chip card first.
Parking at the Gergiev Festival in Rotterdam
You can park in the surrounding streets or in the Schouwburgplein garage in Rotterdam. You must pay to park in Rotterdam city centre until 11 pm by EC card or creditcard.
DATES Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival 2016
The Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival is an annual music event in Rotterdam. The 21st edition takes place from Thursday 8 till Sunday 11 September 2016.
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