Concert Friends are the most important ambassadors of the Concertgebouw and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. With a total of 20,000 members, Concert Friends is the largest membership organisation for the concert-going public in the Netherlands. Membership offers a number of privileges, including discounts on many RCO concerts and other concerts given at the Concertgebouw, on CDs and the programme magazine Preludium, in addition to offering exclusive access to RCO rehearsals

Membership costs € 40 per season. More information:

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You’re young, you love music, and you want more… You want to hear more live music, know more about the musicians and composers you enjoy, and – most of all – experience more. Well, look no further than the Concertgebouw and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra! Whether you like classical, jazz or world music, you can always count on exciting, surprising concerts that reflect your personal tastes. Membership costs € 20 per season which entitles you to choose from a special selection of over 400 concerts. Tickets cost from €12,50, and the price of the ticket includes drinks. Entrée also organises special parties and concerts. In short, Entrée is the perfect musical start to your night out or a nice break after a long day of studying or working.


Are you looking to deepen your relationship with music further? Why not become a Friend or a Generous Friend of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra? It’s the perfect choice if your focus is quality and diversity, tradition and innovation, and if you enjoy a selection of concerts that reflects those priorities. As a Friend, you will enjoy all the special qualities of the Concertgebouw and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and will also be helping to ensure the future of these leading cultural institutions.

As a Friend, you know where your interests lie, your focus being on quality, diversity and exclusivity. Those elements are consistently reflected in the highly varied selection of concerts. Friends also have a special connection with the Concertgebouw and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Whether you enjoy older or more contemporary music, with your support, the Concertgebouw and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will be able to continue to offer quality to audience members like yourself, which means you can continue to enjoy a rich selection of music. As a Friend, you have an important say. After all, it’s thanks to your contribution that we can invest in the hall, the instruments and top talent, thereby ensuring a complete musical experience for the future. Your support is always both audible and visible. It’s by becoming a Friend that you can share your love of music with many others, in addition to passing it on to future generations.