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Riga Opera Festival

12 Jun — 17 Jun 2018 | Tour Director: Nicholas Wearne

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Donald Maxwell

Operatic baritone, director and lecturer

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Gatwick 1010, arriving Riga 1455. Transfer to Hotel Semarah Metropole for five nights.

Day

2

Morning lecture followed by guided walk around the old town: St John’s Church, Town Hall Square, House of the Blackheads (exterior), Cathedral and Museum of the Occupation of Latvia. Free afternoon. Evening festival opera: The Rake’s Progress.

Day

3

Morning: canal trip and free time. Afternoon: Latvian National Museum of Art. Evening festival opera: Turandot.

Day

4

Morning lecture followed by guided walk to Alberta Street (beautiful Art Nouveau buildings) and Art Nouveau Museum. Afternoon: Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum. Evening festival opera: Don Pasquale.

Day

5

Whole day excursion to Bauska Castle and Rundale Palace.

Day

6

Free morning. Depart Riga 1540, arriving London Gatwick 1640.

Tour Dates

12 Jun — 17 Jun 2018

Days

6

Cost

£1695

Tour Code

RIGA-18

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Testimonial

4 well-performed operas in charming opera house. Very helpful introductory lecturer. A pleasure to visit Riga which has many splendid buildings and composer history.

ACE Customer Jun 2016

 
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