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Festtage: Opera in Berlin

11 Apr — 16 Apr 2019 | Tour Director: John Deathridge

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

John Deathridge,

MA, DPhil, FRCO

John Deathridge is a former organ scholar, graduate and postgraduate of Lincoln College Oxford.

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Heathrow 1050, arriving Berlin Tegel 1340. Transfer to Hotel Albrechtshof for five nights.

Day

2

Morning lecture followed by coach orientation and guided architectural tour: Potsdamer Platz, Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstrasse, Nikolaiviertel, Unter den Linden, Reichstag, new Parliament buildings and Brandenburg Gate. Evening concert at the Philharmonie featuring Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra with Daniel Barenboim (conductor): Prokofiev Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25, ‘Symphonie Classique’; Mahler Symphony No 1 in D major.

Day

3

Lecture and daytime visits including guided tours of the Philharmonie (subject to confirmation) and the Museum of Musical Instruments. Evening performance at Berlin State Opera: Prokofiev Betrothal in a Monastery.

Day

4

Optional Sunday morning service at the Berliner Dom followed by guided visit to the Alte Nationalgalerie and some free time. Late afternoon performance at Berlin State Opera: Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.

Day

5

Morning lecture. Afternoon visit to the Deutsches Historisches Museum followed by free time. Evening chamber concert at Berlin State Opera (Apollosaal): works by Jacques Ibert, André Jolivet, Jean Françaix, Sergei Prokofiev and Francis Poulenc.

Day

6

Depart Berlin 1435, arriving Heathrow 1535.

Tour Dates

11 Apr — 16 Apr 2019

Days

6

Cost

£2595

Tour Code

OPBE-19

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Testimonial

John's talks are ideal pre-performance events.

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FLIGHTS

For customers who wish to make their own travel arrangements, ACE are pleased to be able to offer a flight reduction of:

£120.00

Cost includes:

return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, one lunch, two dinners with water & coffee, opera plates & drink at two performances, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £245.

 
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