The Leiden Salon started in January 2022 in the halls of the Utopa Orphanage at 17 Hooglandse Kerkgracht in Leiden. The Leiden Salon programs unusual top-level concerts, performed by famous musicians who have earned their spurs, but also by up-and-coming young talent.
From classical quartets to rock bands and ballet, Stadsschouwburg & Philharmonie Haarlem presents a riveting pallet of non Dutch spoken cultural events. Our theatre and concert hall, located in the historical city centre of Haarlem, both offer a high-quality programme of theatre, dance and music.
Mendelssohn’s Sixth String Quartet – an homage to his deceased sister Fanny – is overflowing with melancholy. Equally upset by death is Weinberg’s Sixteenth String Quartet. And the lamentation continues in Defoort’s String Quartet, with a lullaby dedicated to the children of the Iraq War.