On this page you can find all the necessary information about ticket sales.
If you wish to order your tickets online, click on the button "buy tickets". You will be forwarded to the website of the Muziekgebouw..
Order by phone
If you wish to order your tickets buy phone, you can contact the box office of the Muziekgebouw via +31 (0) 20 788 2000. See "Box office" for opening hours.
You can buy your tickets directly at the box office in the Muziekgebouw (Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam).
Until July 15: 12.00-18.00h (monday until saturday)
Closed: July 16 until August 19
Starting from august 20: 14.00-18.00h (monday until saturday)
If a concert is sold out, please call the box office of the Muziekgebouw via +31 (0) 20 788 2000. You will be placed on a waiting list. See "Box office" for opening hours.
Want to read about the festival in advance? You can now order our festival book. The festival book contains all programmes, notes, background information, and essays by various music journalists. You can place an order online via cellobiennale.nl, or by phone (+32 (0)20 788 2000). The book will be sent to you a month before the start of the Biennale.
Price: € 7,50, + €3,50 postage.
For concerts with free entrance, we have a ‘first come first serve’ policy, and reservation will not be possible.
Under 30? A limited amount of Early Bird Tickets are available for every concert for just €10. The tickets are available at the box office of the Muziekgebouw (www.muziekgebouw.nl/+32 (0)20 788 2000
By ordering separate tickets, you can make up your own subscription.
If you order tickets for at least 4 concerts and/or masterclasses, the individual ticket price will be reduced by approximately 20%. When ordering tickets for at least 7 concerts and/or masterclasses, the individual ticket price is reduced by approximately 30%.
Passe-partouts, day passes, children’s and youth concerts, tickets with a cultural pass or CJP-discount, and the Early Bird tickets are excluded from this deal.
Want to visit the festival for one or more whole days? It’s possible to get a day card. The day card adds up to a discount of over 20% for an entire day.
Between Sunday the 21st and Saturday the 27th, it’s possible to choose between a day card including the evening concert in the Grote Zaal of the Muziekgebouw, or a day card including CELLOFEST in Bimhuis.
Due to the hall capacities and the high demand, it’s no longer possible to commute between masterclasses with your day card. An employee at the box office will contact you to finalize your choice.
Please notice: the toddler and children’s shows are not included in the day card.
Passe-partout: € 465,- / € 375,- (Cultural Pass/CJP)
The passe-partout grants access to all paid day events (excluding toddler and children’s shows), and the evening concert in the Grote Zaal of the Muziekgebouw. With a passe-partout, the regular ticket price is reduced up to around 45%.
Due to the hall capacities and the high demand, it’s no longer possible to commute between masterclasses with your passe-partout. An employee at the box office will contact you to finalize your choice.
Passe-partout and CELLOFEST?
Would you like to visit one or more CELLOFEST concerts in Bimhuis instead of the evening concert in the Grote Zaal? Let the box office at the Muziekgebouw know in advance. They will send you separate tickets for the CELLOFEST concerts you want to attend, which will be valid at the door of Bimhuis in combination with your passe-partout. Your seat for the evening concert in the Grote Zaal will then be cancelled. The passe-partout price stays the same.
Conservatory passe-partout: € 190,-
Conservatory students can get a reduced passe-partout for € 190,-. This grants access to all activities excluding the evening concerts in the Muziekgebouw or Bimhuis. For conservatory students holding a passe-partout, a limited amount of discount tickets is available for all evening concerts in the Muziekgebouw and Bimhuis, and for the night concert (€ 10,- per concert).
Please notice: this passe-partout is available till Monday September 24 2018, and can only be purchased at the box office in the Muziekgebouw of over the phone by calling 020 788 2000. As it isn’t possible to attend two masterclasses in one day, we will ask you upon buying the passe-partout to tell us what masterclasses you would like to see on each day.