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Fringe Festival

From Saturday the 15th of July untill Sunday the 23rd of July Utrecht is going to kick some brass! Enjoy one of the many free wind music concerts in the inner city. Let yourself be surprised by swinging music on the Stadhuisbrug next to the old Town Hall or take a break from work by visiting one of the lunchtime concerts.

Free lunchtime concerts 
(Every day between the 19th of July and the 22nd July)
The lunchtime concerts take pleace daily between 12:00 and 14:00 in the Jacobikerk. Every concert concists of a performance of two different, talented international and national orchestras. For instance the Saratoga High School Symphonic Wind Ensemble (USA), Ying Wa Primary School Symphonic Band Ensemble (Hong Kong) and the Dutch Youth Harmonic Orchestra (NL). On Thursday, Friday and Saturday there are extra lunch concerts at the Janskerk.
 
Boat parades 
The Boat parade in May 2016 during the ECWO fringe was a big hit, so this year there will be two boat parades. Enjoy a drink or a nice meal on the Oude Gracht and listen to the music as the boats are sailing past on Thursdayevening (20 July between 16:00 – 21:30) and on Saturday (22 July between 12:00 – 19:30).
 
WASBE2017 honor band
Part of the fringe program will be an Utrecht WASBE project orchestra with musicians from different orchestras from Utrecht and around. The orchestra will be conducted by Ivan Meylemans and will bring repertoire from several Dutch composors. Soloist will be Femke IJlstra.
The orchestra will perform on Saturday 22 July and Sunday 23 July.
Participants can find more information here.
 
We're looking forward to meet you!


Fringe is organized by ZIMIHC. Visit their website for more information.