13–16 May 2021music, dance & art


13–16 May 2021music, dance & art

The festival is an interactive world of music, art and dance centring on and revolving around the piano. In Arnhem and Nijmegen from 13 to 16 May 2021 and online as a series of livestreams, live chats and interactive talk shows.



NEXT! We often see and hear the piano as a solo instrument. But what happens when the pianist is surrounded by dancers? Pianists Daria van den Bercken and Julien Brocal are up for the challenge and experiment with Introdans’ dancers and youn…

Beethoven’s Birthday Party

Beethoven’s 250th birthday party was cancelled last year, like most of our parties. A real shame because Beethoven contributed so much to piano music. So, to make up for it, we’re gonna hang up a few streamers and pop a few poppers, by performi…

Einav Yarden 2 16-9

Dance & Trance

Song and dance are part of the very essence of being human. And they’re the fundamental building blocks of music. Pianists Einav Yarden and Hannes Minnaar take you on a journey as they explore the extremes of these fundamentals. …

Daria van den Bercken

The Magic Merry-Go-Round

1985. Six-year-old Daria waltzes over to the teacher across the street to take her first-ever music lesson. Soon, we hear the first children’s songs fill the living room. ‘Ten minutes’ practice every day,’ she’s told. The music transports her t…

Piano, Piano with Amsterdam Sinfonietta

‘Fearless, dazzling, exceptional,’ were the words The Guardian used to describe pianist Tamara Stefanovich. Amsterdam Sinfonietta accompanies soloist Tamara Stefanovich in solo works for piano and strings by Busoni and Wagemans. In this program…

The festival areas


Livestream Talkshows Meet and greet

In de zaal

De Vereeniging
Musis Stadstheater

Our ‘go-as-you-please’ pass

We’re certain you won’t want to miss out on any part of the festival, which is why we created the ‘go-as-you-please’ pass, especially for you. This pass allows you to watch all the festival’s concerts live online or re-watch your favourites for free for a whole month.

Drop a ‘go-as-you-please’ pass into your shopping basket for just €30 and enjoy a month’s worth of the best piano concerts ever.

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Blijf op de hoogte

Blijf op de hoogte