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Concertgebouw Brugge

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Address: 't Zand 34, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Wonderful acoustic

Whilst I am no music expert, I would say the sound was wonderfully clear and the intricate sounds came through. Outside the concert hall itself the archives have managed to make... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob L
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Maidenhead
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Maidenhead
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst I am no music expert, I would say the sound was wonderfully clear and the intricate sounds came through. Outside the concert hall itself the archives have managed to make concrete look great. There is a token (Jeton) system for interval drinks where you need to buy a token at one booth and collect a drink at another. This... More 

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Irvine, California
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We walked here from our hotel during mid morning in an effort to secure tickets for that evenings performance. The program was be by Collegium 1704. This group of singers and musicians perform with only songs and instruments, materials available before 1704. And what a sound they deliver, how very rarely do you hear this music. It was a treat... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous meal and friendly staff. Quick to serve good selection of food. Clean restaurant toilets could do with upgrade but clean. Flemish stew and vegetarian lasagne both well worth trying. We both ate three course meals and had 2 alcoholic drinks. €69 plus tip.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

We saw a performance of the Magic Flute from poor seats (because they were the best we could get on-line 2 months before the performance. The acoustics were excellent, but the decor is cold and stark. Bare concrete walls would benefit from pictures or at least posters. We ate in the Cafe before the performance. but the food was very... More 

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Grimbergen, Belgium
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

I went there to see MountOlympus of Jan Fabre. It was mindwarping! Turned out to be the Jan Fabre month in Het Concertgebouw so I could slam my head I didn't know! The building is a masterpiece of sound technique: completely sound proof to the outside world (it is close to the railway!!) and the accoustic is marvellous. I would... More 

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California
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Ticketing staff were very efficient and friendly (and of course multilingual) Wonderful acoustics (I attended Musica Antiqua) for the recitals/competition. I particularly liked the Chamber Music hall in its simplicity.

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

We went to see a concert of Mozart and Mendelsohn the music was very professionally played, no complaints at all, very enjoyable. The seats have very little leg room but are reasonable comfortable otherwise. However we found the staff left a lot to be desired. The short dark haired lady with red streaks ignored us when we went to fine... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Called in here to use the tourist information, it was busy in there & the people working there were helpful and friendly. It looks out of place as its so modern among this medieval city.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

A world Heritage city with a modern red cube in the corner. This is the concert hall with tourist infomation on the ground floor, The Sound Factory on the top floor, the Lantern Tower is illuminated at night and concerts throughout the year.

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1 Thank tezpil
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Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

We were delighted to be able to attend a concert here. We were not certain at first when we saw all the concrete however the auditorium was amazing. Spacious leg room and excellent views. The acoustics are wonderful. We could hear triple piano no problem! The staff were extremely helpful. A thoroughly enjoyable and memorable experience!

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