The European Brass Band Competition will take place in TivoliVredenburg. This unique venue is situated in the centre of the medieval city of Utrecht, and is a cultural hub for music and entertainment of all genres. Within its breathtaking walls, TivoliVredenburg offers numerous concert venues with perfect acoustics, suitable for symphonic music, pop, jazz, chamber music and dance, as well as cafes, bars, lounges and a restaurant.
The many spaces between these auditoriums can be used for gatherings of all kinds. The venue can accommodate a combined total of up to 7,500 people. As grand and overwhelming as the whole site may be, each separate room is marked by its own intimate and personal atmosphere.
The Great Hall, in which the EBBC concerts will take place, has a unique, octagonal auditorium with world-famous acoustics and character. It is located on the ground floor and has 1717 seats.
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To celebrate EBBC2018, Utrecht Brass has created a unique fringe programme for young and old.
Picture free open air concerts in unique locations throughout the city, like parks, squares and canals. Attend an indoor concert in some of the most beautiful and acoustic churches in Utrecht, or one of our pop-up concerts that will be taking place during the week. Wherever you are, be sure to keep an eye on our events between 28th April and 6th May.
For more information and programme details visit ZIMIHC.
Utrecht, a modern university town steeped in medieval history, is located in the heart of the Netherlands, just 30 minutes away from Schiphol Airport.
It is a vibrant city of knowledge with young, brainy residents, a thriving creative sector, and beautiful historic and contemporary treasures, including the centuries-old wharf cellars and the Rietveld Schröder House.
A place where you can spend days walking around discovering new things, the fourth-largest city in Netherlands is remarkably easy to navigate. With the country’s tallest church tower -Dom Tower- as your point of reference, you will quickly get your bearings. Plus, the compact centre creates the warm, inviting and lively atmosphere that makes the city so endearing. Utrecht is a surprising mix of grand and intimate, and historic and modern. This is a city where you will find exclusive boutiques and major retail chains, medieval buildings and contemporary architecture, charming art cinemas and spectacular multiplexes, ancient and modern art, small music clubs and one of Europe’s largest music venues: TivoliVredenburg.
It is impossible to get bored in Utrecht. Immerse yourself in the city’s fascinating history, be captivated by the city’s exciting present, and discover what the locals have always known: Utrecht is a city to fall in love with.
For EBBC2018 there are multiple hotels available either within the old town or outside the city centre with easy access to the surrounded cities and the International Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Contact WENS Travel to assist you with travel arrangements for your stay in Utrecht.