Beurs van Berlage

Requiem of Theresienstadt


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Theresienstadt’s Requiem will be performed in the Beurs van Berlage on December 12, 2021 at 8.15 pm. The NOS will broadcast the performance semi-live on NPO2 at 10.05 pm.

Voices of resistance

The gripping concert drama Requiem van Theresienstadt tells the story of the camp inmates in Theresienstadt concentration camp, who performed Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem sixteen times in 1943/44 as an act of resistance. The last time was on June 23, 1944 for the International Red Cross and senior German Nazis, including Adolf Eichmann.

Theresienstadt’s Requiem consists of the performance of Verdi’s complete Requiem, in combination with narrations, historical film images and video fragments of interviews with survivors. Theresienstadt’s Requiem is organized by ‘Stichting Requiem van Theresienstadt: Stemmen van Verzet’ in collaboration with. Bee Agency.


Murry Sidlin, conductor and creator of the project
The National Youth Orchestra
The Dutch Concert Choir
The internationally established singers Mariangela Sicilia (soprano), Caitlin Hulcup (mezzo-soprano), Leonardo Capalbo (tenor) and Roberto Lorenzi (bass).
Actors: Tine Joustra and Hans Dagelet


More information and tickets

You can buy tickets here for the concert (starting at 8.15 pm) and for the support act.

The support act starts at 6 pm and consists of the premiere of a film portrait of Theresienstadt survivor Ronald Waterman, a lecture by composer and musicologist Leo Samama about Verdi’s Requiem in Theresienstadt and a buffet.

If you already have a ticket from last year, or if you have a reservation, Ticketmaster and our Foundation will contact you.

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