The local organiser of the EBBC 2024, Palangos Orkestras, has programmed for an entertaining
Gala Concert with both a local and international flavour. Palanga Wind Orchestra, European
Youth Brass Band and the Cory Band will all take part in the concert.

The Cory Band and EYBB

The fantastic European Youth Brass Band will be joining forces with Cory Band from Wales to
present an exclusive Lithuanian performance of Cory’s King Kong show, all under the baton of
Philip Harper in a spectacular and immersive brass band experience!

The Cory Band is one of the most successful brass bands in modern times, and has been the
No.1 ranked brass band in the World for countless years. Cory regularly wins both domestic and
international brass band competitions and performs a widely varied repertoire of music at home
and abroad to a professional standard.

European Youth Brass Band 2024 version will contain 36 players from 14 European countries.
They will come toghether for the first time a week before the Gala Concert.
Both bands will also play a short individual part in the concert, before the award ceremony will

Local flavour

The EBBC 2024 Gala concert will be opened by the special Lithuanian part, “Amber Wind”, which
will reflect music traditions of Lithuania: from the aristocratic orchestral music concerts in the
parks of Palanga, which continues for the second century, to the 100th anniversary of the
Lithuanian Song Festival.
Performance „Amber Wind“, curated by the renowned Lithuanian event producer, director and
scenic designer Dalius Abaris, will echo of the unity, joy and celebration of the Lithuanian people
of today – from the seaside of Palanga to the historic villages of the Aukštaitija region, from the
valleys of the river Nemunas to the towers of big cities.

“Amber wind” will be performed by the Palanga Wind Orchestra under the direction of conductor
Vygantas Rekašius.

Concert starts at 20:30 in the Palanga Concert Hall 4 May 2024.

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Preparations for EBBC 2024 Palanga is partially financed by Lithuanian Council for Culture and the Lithuanian National Culture Centre.