Amsterdam: Concertgebouw

Country: Netherlands (Nederland)
Province: Noord-Holland
City: Amsterdam
Location: Ood-Zuid, Concertgebouwplein 2-6 (Jan Willem Brouwersstraat/Van Baerlestraat/Museumsplein)

Built 1883-1888 by A. L. Dolf van Gendt. Opened 11 Apr 1888. The complex includes the "Grote Zaal" (Great Hall, 2037 seats) which is famous for its perfect acoustics, and the "Kleine Zaal" (Small Hall, 500 seats). 1947 restorations and structural rebuilding. 1962 ceiling rebuilding. 1985 major renovations. Originally used for concerts and various other events (e. g. boxing and other sports events and fashion shows). Currently used for symphonic and chamber concerts. Home to the "Concertgebouw Orkest".

Link: www.concertgebouw.nl

For reproduction postcards of older views of the Concertgebouw, see
Concertgebouw: Modern Repro Postcards

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Front Text: "Amsterdam - Concertgebouw"
Publisher: J. H. Schaefer, Amsterdam; A 136
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Amsterdam to Voorburg, 1902

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Front Text: "Feestweek te Amsterdam. No. 12. Het Vorstelijk Gezelschap bij de Gala-Soiré in het Concertgebouw op Donderdagavond 7 Maart.", handwritten addition: "1901"
Publisher: Nijgh & van Ditmar, Rotterdam
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Front Text: "Amsterdam - Concertgebouw"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Front Text: "Amsterdam - Concertgebouw"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Amsterdam to Den Haag, 1915

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Stamp (Netherlands, 1988)
Text: "100 Jaar Concertgebouw/Orkest", "1888-1988"

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: above: Concertgebouw c. 1910, below: Concertgebouw c. 1998
Reverse Text: "Paul Fennis 1998; Concertgebouw ca. 1910 en 1998"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; B 2632
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 1993, Timpan en lier Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; A 5031
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: lyre on the rooftop
Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 1993, Lier Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; A 5032
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: wind sign on the roof of the Kleine Zaal
Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 1993, Windwijzer op dak Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; A 5033
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: Grote Zaal
Reverse Text: "Paul van Riel 1992, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; C 9086
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: Concertgebouworkest in the Grote Zaal
Reverse Text: "Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest o. l. v. chef-dirigent Mariss Jansons"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; C 10408
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: Kleine Zaal
Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 1993, Kleine Zaal Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; A 5165
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: Spiegelzaal
Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 1995, Spiegelzaal Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; A 7057
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: Champagnebar (foyer behind the Grote Zaal with musicians' portrait gallery)
Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 2003, Champagnebar Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; A 10015
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: Dirigentenfoyer
Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 2003, Dirigentenfoyer Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; A 10016
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Picture: Solistenfoyer
Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 2003, Solistenfoyer Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; A 10017
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Amsterdam: Concertgebouw] Reverse Text: "Hans Samsom 1993, Concertgebouw Amsterdam"
Publisher: Art Unlimited, Amsterdam; C 6681
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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