Andre Chénier Opera at Bregenz
"Without music life would be a mistake", said philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche. We feel much the same and have been catering, over the years, for groups with a particular interest in music. Whether you are interested in the Jazz festivals of Avignan, Dinant and Vannes; the opera festivals of Verona and Bregenz; or the choir festivals of Prague, Tuscany and Vienna, we would be delighted to tailor-make a tour to your choir's requirements.
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Austria's Opera and Music Festivals
Austria, with its astounding scenery and long tradition of hospitality, offers visitors many cultural highlights, most notably in the principle cities of Vienna and Salzburg which we can offer to coincide with a great number of international festivals. Further highlights include the Lehar Operetta Festival in Bad Ischl in the Austrian Lakes and the Bregenz Opera Festival, with its magnificent stage that floats on Lake Constance.
Verona Opera, Italy
Verona, the backdrop for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, offers a dramatic setting for a truly memorable evening in the Roman Arena, the ancient amphitheatre located in the heart of one of Italy's best preserved medieval cities. Enjoy Verona's Opera Festival with a choice of performances including Verdi's Aida, which is enhanced by the sheer scale of the performing space. We can offer a range of hotels in Verona and tours of a longer duration can be based on nearby Lake Garda or Vicenza, the home of Andrea Palladio, one of the world's most influential architects.
Rivers of Music
Take the opportunity to enjoy on shore musical performances and events whilst cruising amongst stunning scenery. Cruise possibilities include the spectacular River Danube, where you will see the grand cities of Vienna and Salzburg, both well known for their musicality, or Venice, uniquely preserved and widely regarded as the most romantic city in the world and which, at the peak of its powers, was perhaps the richest and most powerful Maritime city in Europe. Alternatively, join a cruise along the River Rhône, setting off from Martigues and passing Arles, Les Baux de Provence, Avignon, before returning to Martigues and including no less than three concerts.
Choir Festivals... Home and Away
We offer the opportunity to enjoy choral festivals in the UK and throughout the Continent. Our home city of Hereford is one of the three cities which hosts the renowned Three Choirs Festival and 2012 saw the start of the Philharmonia Orchestra's three-year residency. Overseas, Vienna hosts 'Voices of the World', a delightful festival with the backdrop of the majestic Schönbrunn Palace. Not far from Vienna the Prague Choir Festival combines wonderful singing with the cities glorious architecture and thrilling history. If your choir would like to participate as well as observe then we can cater for your needs with venues ranging from traditional thermal spa buildings in Tuscany to churches in South Africa.
All tours are tailored to your requirements
While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.