The English Reformed Church, located in the Begijnhof in the heart of Amsterdam, has been hosting chamber music concerts since the early 1970s. With its outstanding acoustics, the beautiful 15th-century building quickly became and has remained a favourite venue for musicians and audience alike. Several renowned musicians received their start here, and many still delight the ERC audience.

The Rietveld Ensemble

Saturday 8 February 2020 1 pm.

Elaine Hou: piano.
Rosina Fabius: mezzo soprano.
Elisabeth Perry: violin.
Richard Wolfe: viola.
Matthias Naegele: cello.
Nancy Braithwaite: clarinet.

Programme: The Rietveld Ensemble and Friends.
Fifth in a series of 8 chamber music concerts.
Alexander Borodin: 3 Songs, voice, cello , piano.
Johannes Brahms :2 songs voice, viola, piano.
Gustav Holst : 4 songs. voice and violin.
Arvo Pärt : Voice, violin and viola.
Josef Labor: Piano quintet Op. 11 (1900)  piano, clarinet, violin, viola, cello.

Tickets: Free concert with a voluntary collection.

The Walthamstow Hall School Choir, England

Monday 17 February 2020 1 pm.

Conductor: Nicholas Castell.

Warlock: Adam lay y bounden.
Faure: Ave Maria.
Mozart: Ave verum.
Arch:  Black is the colour.
Rutter: A Clare benediction.
Rutter: For the beauty of the earth.
Dering:  Gaudent in caelis.
Walford Davies: God be in my head.
Rose:  God be with you till meet again.
Schutte: Here I am, Lord.
Rose:  Here, O my Lord.
Plumstead:  A grateful heart.
Rutter: The Lord Bless you.
Trad.: My Lord, what a morning.
Franck: Panis Angelicus.
Lloyd Webber: Pie Jesu.
Le Bas: Watt’s Cradle Carol.
Coleman: Rhythm of life.
Purcell: Sound the Trumpet.
Mawby: Ave verum.
Farrant: Call to remembrance.
Bruckner:  Locus iste.
Farrant: Lord for thy tender mercy’s sake.
Byrd: Teach me O Lord.
Hildegard: Ave generosa.
Tavener: Lord’s Prayer.

Tickets: Free concert with a voluntary collection

Het Purcell Kamerorkest

Sunday 23 February 2020 3:15 pm.

Conductor: Mimi Mitchell.

Johann Anton Reichenauer: Suite in B.
Leopold Kozeluch: Sinfonia in D major.
Pavel Josef Vejvanovsky: Sonata A 4.
Jan Campanus Vodnansky: Rorando coeli.
Also works by Heinrich Biber.

Tickets: € 15, -, 65 plus, CJP, Stadspas: € 12, -,
Friends of Het Purcell Kamerorkest € 12, – with reductions €10, -.
Children up to 12 years old Free

João Farinha: Singer and director Fado Ao Centro

Saturday 29 February 2020 8:15 pm.


Luis Barroso: Portugese Coimbra guitar.
Hugo Gamboias:Portugese Coimbra guitar.
Luis Carlos Santos : Guitar.

Programme: Fado from Coimbra.
Coimbra is, with its music, the Portuguese capital of Love.
Fado ao Centro was created in order to anchor this deeply rooted tradition.

Tickets: €18,- Student pass € 8,-

Advance tickets via Stager, including. €1 admin. costs: €18,-
Early bird via Stager, up to 29 January : €15,-


Velvet Joe and the Bluegrass Diamonds

Benefit concert 2020 for the Mulanje Mission Hospital

Friday 20 March 2020 7:30 pm.

Joris Scheepers (leadzang en gitaar), Miep Oude-Aost (banjo en zang), Neeltje van Diggele (contrabas en zang), Florianne van Hasselt (mandoline en zang) en Melissa Ussery (viool en zang). Ze spelen eigen nummers en bluegrass.

The ticket donation prize is ‘only’ € 25. Tickets will soon be available for purchase.

Velvet Joe and the Bluegrass Diamonds 

Check all upcoming events in our calendar.

You can read more about concerts in our church here!.

For information about concert bookings (NOT about ticket information), please email the Concert Manager Kenneth Ewen selecting department ‘Concert Manager’ in our Contact form.