Every two years, recorder players from all over the world come together in Amsterdam for the Open Recorder Days. We look forward to welcoming you between 24–27 October for the fourth edition!

ConcertsCompetitionComposition contest (new in 2019!)
MasterclassesWorkshopsExhibitionFringeTeachers’ conference‘ORDACave’


New in 2019!

For the first time ORDA hosts a composition competition for (pre)professional composers, calling for pieces for 2, 3, or 4 recorder players plus percussion. The three finalists will be announced on our website on the 7th of September.



Volunteers are indispensable for our festival. Would you like to volunteer and help with catering or assist floor managers, competition participants, artists and jury? As reward you will receive a free concert ticket of your choice. Sign up today!


ORDA-2019 competition

Taking part in a competition motivates musicians to improve and contributes to reach a new level of inspiration and aspiration. The international jury consists of renowned recorder players. Players from 20 different countries have signed up for the 2019 edition.