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 9 November 2019 1pm.

Ernst Munneke: piano
Linda Speulman: flute
Frank van Koten: oboe
Nancy Braithwaite: clarinet
Louis van Nunen: bassoon
Hans Dullaert: horn

The Rietveld Ensemble and Friends
Third in a series of eight chamber music concerts.

Florent Schmidt: A tour d’anches Op. 97 for oboe, clarinet, bassoon and piano
Jacques Ibert: Trio Pièces brèves for wind quintet
Claude Debussy: Syrinx for solo flute
Francis Poulenc: Sextet for piano and wind quintet
Jean Francaix: L’ heure du Berger for piano and wind quintet

Tickets: Free concert with a voluntary collection

Double wind quintet I Fiati directed by Sjef de Kort

Saturday 16 November 2019 1 pm.

Celebrating the centenary of the birth of Mieczyslaw Weinberg.

Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet Nr. 8 in c minor Opus 110
Mieczyslaw Weinberg : String Quartet Nr. 8 Op. 66

Tickets: Free concert with a voluntary collection

Het Purcell Kamerorkest

Sunday 17 November 2019 3:15 pm.

with the choir of The English Reformed Church, Amsterdam
Conductors: Mimi Mitchell and Richard Zook

Johann Friedrich Fasch: Overture
The Race That Long in Darkness Pined
Pavel.Tschesnokoff: Salvation Is Created
There is no Rose
Georg.Friedrich.Händel: Pifa , And the Glory of the Lord from The Messiah
Samuel.Scheidt: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
Salvation is Nearer
Georg.Philipp Telemann: Pastorelle and Chaconne
Zoltan Kodaly: O come
Johann.Sebastian Bach: Zion hört die Wachter Singen from Cantata BWV 140
Johann Friedrich.Fasch: Magnificat

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

Michael Sellers: piano

Friday 22 November 2019 1 pm.

For his annual piano recital the American pianist, Michael Sellers, will perform the following works:
Domenico Scarlatti: Four Sonatas L.352 c minor, L 104 C major, E major. L 23and
L 395 A major
Ludwig van Beethoven: Six Écossaises
Robert Schumann: Fantasiestück, op.12, nr.1, Des Abends and Widmung
George Gershwin: George Gershwin’s Song-Book arrangements for piano solo of
Who Cares, Fascinating Rhythm, S’Wonderful, Love is Here to Stay and I Got Rhythm
Astor Piazolla: Milonga del Angel and Adiós Nonino
Frédéric Chopin: Scherzo nr. 2 in B flat minor op. 31, Three Mazurkas, Waltz in A flat major Op 42, Ballade in A flat major, Polonaise in A flat major Op 53 The heroic

Tickets: Free concert with a voluntary collection

Trio Cantabile

Sunday 24 November 2019 3:15 pm.

Andrea Wittchen: soprano
Augusto Valença: tenor
Jack de Bie: piano
Alexander de Bie: organ

Eternal Source of Light – The Genius Georg Friedrich Händel

Trio Cantabile takes you to the fascinating musical world of Georg Friedrich Händel.
As guest soloist the young organist, Alexander de Bie, will perform organ works by Händel.
On the programme are arias and duets from opera and oratorio.
To include excerpts from Giulio Cesare, Alcina, Ariodante, Esther and The Messiah.

Tickets: € 17.50, CJP € 14,-

Check all upcoming concerts 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.