Amsterdam Sinfonietta

About us

Amsterdam Sinfonietta comprises 22 top-level musicians who play together in symbiosis. Led by artistic director Candida Thompson, the orchestra tours all over the world with adventurous programs and crossovers with other musical genres and art forms. Amsterdam Sinfonietta has evolved into the leading string orchestra of the Netherlands and a world-class orchestra.
Characteristic of Amsterdam Sinfonietta is its innovative programming. Alongside the established string orchestra repertoire, the orchestra presents original and exciting combinations of musical works, connecting old and new music, well-known and unknown repertoire. The orchestra enters unexpected collaborations and performs groundbreaking programmes, including film, dance and theatre.