Angélique Kidjo at Concertgebouw
Get tickets to hear Angélique Kidjo perform at Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. The four-time Grammy winner is one of the most celebrated artists of the current international music scene, with 13 successful albums to her name. The concert tour as part of her new, socially engaged album, Mother Nature, brings her to the Concertgebouw.
The striking voice of Angélique Kidjo
As a performer, Angélique Kidjo's striking voice, stage presence and fluency in multiple cultures and languages have won her respect from her peers and expanded her following across national borders. Kidjo has cross-pollinated the West African traditions of her childhood in Benin with elements of American R&B, funk and jazz, as well as influences from Europe and Latin America.
Time Magazine has called Angélique Kidjo "Africa's premier diva". The BBC has included her in its list of the continent's 50 most iconic figures, and in 2011, The Guardian listed her as one of their Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World. Forbes Magazine has ranked Angelique as the first woman in their list of the Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa.
She is the recent recipient of the prestigious 2015 Crystal Award given by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the 2016 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award, and the 2018 German Sustainability Award. She is also an ambassador for UNICEF.
One of the most renowned concert halls in the world
The Concertgebouw’s famous Main Hall is one of the most highly regarded concert halls in the world in terms of its acoustics and special atmosphere. Once you enter the hall, you'll straight away get the impression that history has been made there, not only in classical music but largely in jazz and pop as well!
The stages of both the Main Hall and the Recital Hall have borne witness to some of the pinnacles of jazz history. Jazz singers like Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald both performed there, as well as jazz trumpeters like Miles Davis and Louis Armstrong. Famous pop stars and bands that have taken centre stage there include Frank Zappa, the Doors and the Eagles.
Right up to the present day, the Main Hall has continued to act as a major platform to the world’s best musicians. Buy your tickets now and experience the magic of the Main Hall for yourself!
Get tickets to Angélique Kidjo at Concertgebouw
Don't miss hearing one of the world's most remarkable performers of today at Concertgebouw. Get tickets to the Angélique Kidjo concert on the Concertgebouw website!
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