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Hereford Three Choirs Festival

1 Aug — 5 Aug 2018 | Tour Director: Robert Hanson

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Robert Hanson, PhD

composer and musicologist as well as a practicing musician

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Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1230 at the Three Counties Hotel, Hereford, for four nights. Afternoon excursion to The Firs, Lower Broadheath (Elgar’s birthplace). Evening concert at Hereford Cathedral: Bruckner Te Deum, Mendelssohn Lobgesang.

Day

2

Free time in Hereford followed by afternoon concert. Afternoon lecture followed by evening concert at Hereford Cathedral: Parry Blest pair of Sirens, Symphony No 5 and Invocation to Music.

Day

3

Morning lecture followed by excursion to Ludlow. Afternoon concert. Evening concert at Hereford Cathedral: Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin, Boulanger Psalm 130, Walton Viola Concerto, Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms.

Day

4

Morning lecture followed by festival concert TBC. Evening concert at Hereford Cathedral: Vaughan Williams Toward the Unknown Region, Parry Elegy for Brahms, Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem.

Day

5

Tour disperses after breakfast.

Tour Dates

1 Aug — 5 Aug 2018

Days

5

Cost

£1255

Tour Code

HTH2-18

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Cost includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £60.

 
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