Win VIP tickets to Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

Win VIP tickets to Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

The winners are:

  • Paula Gavriliu
  • Cristine-Lane Baroud

IamExpat is giving away two pairs of VIP tickets to Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, performed by The Bach Choir & Orchestra of the Netherlands.

To be in with a chance of winning, complete the form below and tell us: what, in your opinion, is the best classical piece of all time? Also, if you won tickets, in which of the concert venues below would you most like to attend the concert?

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Which concert?

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (March 1 - April 1, 2024)


The concerts take place in a selection of the most renowned venues in the Netherlands including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, Grote Kerk in The Hague, Hieronymus Bosch Arts Centre in Den Bosch, AFAS Theatre in Leusden, Martinikerk in Groningen and more.

Number of pairs of tickets available for each concert

There are two pairs of VIP tickets on offer. You can also find out more about these performances on the Beleefklassiek website.

About the concerts

Here's an overview of what to expect at each of the concerts, one of which you could be attending for free if you're a lucky winner!

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (March 1 - April 1, 2024)

In the Netherlands, the St. Matthew Passion is the most frequently performed classical musical work in the period before Easter. It is regarded by musicians, scholars and classical music fans alike as one of the true gems of classical music, composed by the great Johann Sebastian Bach.

From March 1 - April 1, it will be performed more than 30 times in some of the most prestigious venues in the country by The Bach Choir & Orchestra of the Netherlands.

St. Matthew Passion concert dates 2024

  • Zwolle, Academiehuis, Friday, March 1, 7pm
  • Leiden, Hooglandse Kerk, Saturday, March 2, 3pm
  • Eindhoven, Catharinakerk, Sunday, March 3, 3pm
  • Apeldoorn, Grote Kerk, Friday, March 8 at 7pm
  • Leusden, AFAS Theatre, Saturday, March 9, 1.30pm & 6.30pm*
  • Amsterdam, Concertgebouw, Sunday, March 10, 2.15pm
  • Amsterdam, Concertgebouw, Friday, March 15, 7.30pm
  • Rotterdam, Laurenskerk, Saturday, March 16, 3pm & 7pm
  • Den Bosch, Hieronymus Bosch Arts Centre, Sunday, March 17, 3pm
  • Utrecht, Janskerk, Wednesday, March 20, 7pm
  • Utrecht, Janskerk, Thursday, March 21, 7pm
  • Groningen, Martinikerk, Friday, March 27, 7pm
  • Leusden, AFAS Theatre, Saturday, March 23, 1.30pm & 6.30pm*
  • Nijmegen, Stevenskerk, Sunday, March 24, 12.30pm & 4.15pm
  • Leusden, AFAS Theatre, Monday, March 25, 1.30pm & 6.30pm*
  • Leusden, AFAS Theatre, Thursday, March 28, 1.30pm & 6.30pm*
  • Amsterdam, Concertgebouw, Friday, March 29, 1.30pm
  • The Hague, Grote Kerk, Friday, March 29, 7.30pm
  • Amsterdam, Concertgebouw,  Saturday, March 30, 2.15pm & 7pm
  • Amsterdam, Concertgebouw, Sunday, March 31, 2.15pm
  • Amsterdam, Concertgebouw, Monday, April 1, 2.15pm

* Free masterclass before the concert

Discount for participants

If you're not one of the lucky winners, you can still take advantage of a big discount when you book your tickets via IamExpat. Regular tickets for the performances cost 90 euros, but for IamExpat readers, there's a special price of 39,95 euros!

Book your tickets on the Beleefklassiek website using the code EXPAT to get this great discount. Reserve your tickets now! Prices shown are excluding the 6,95 euros service costs and a surtax of 5 euros at Concertgebouw and AFAS Theatre concerts.

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