Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival

13 - 16 Sept


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.

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