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Greenhouse concert – Lidy & Julia (cello and violin)

3 July

Dit evenement is afgelopen.

Our Greenhouse concerts are back! This summer, the Hortus is once again hosting a series of classical concerts in the Palm greenhouse. You can enjoy a relaxing music session underneath ancient palms and cycads. Bring your own mat or your favorite pillow and settle yourself in a nice spot in the greenhouse.

A lay down and listen concert is a unique and personal experience where all your senses are stimulated. Listen to the sound of the music, feel the warmth of the sun and the cool breeze in the greenhouse, smell the greenery around you and dream away.


Cellist Lidy Blijdorp and violinist Julia Philippens join forces in this first concert of our Greenhouses series 2022.

Lidy Blijdorp is a young, passionate cellist with enormous storytelling power. She graduated from the Paris Conservatory with the highest distinction. Lidy has won several prizes for her beautiful cello playing at various important competitions, including the Cello Biennale Amsterdam and the Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours.

Julia Philippens has developed into a genre-transcending musician. After her classical studies, improvising to jazz or contemporary classical music became second nature. Julia graduated Summa Cum Laude for her master’s degree in jazz violin: ‘a unique, pioneering violinist with a radiant stage personality’.


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Lidy en Julia will play two sessions:

– Session 1: 18.30-19.15u (doors open 18.15u)

– Session 2: 20.00-20.45u (doors open 19.45u)

We sell 40 tickets per session: regular tickets €25, student tickets €22,50 (please bring your student card). Prices include entrance to the Hortus.


There is no classical concert setup for these concerts, the audience can look for a nice spot in the greenhouse themselves. Bring your own mat and/or pillow to relax. There are a few benches and some chairs available. The Hortus garden is open to public during the concerts.


Dinner tip
Your concert ticket will give you access to the garden from 17.00 hrs. Before or after your concert, you can enjoy a drink or even a nice meal at our Oranjerie. Making it a full evening out.