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Haydn In Eisenstadt

10 Sep — 16 Sep 2018 | Tour Director: John Deathridge

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Tour Director

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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 Heathrow 1005 on British Airways, arriving Vienna 1330. Transfer to Hotel Burgenland, Eisenstadt for six nights. Afternoon: orientation walking tour of Eisenstadt.

Day

2

Whole day excursion to Vienna: Haydnhaus in Gumpendorf (where Haydn spent his last years), Beethoven Pasqualatihaus, guided tours of the Hofburg Palace and Vienna State Opera House. Evening: performance of Carl Maria von Weber’s opera Der Freischütz at the Vienna State Opera.

Day

3

Morning lecture followed by visit to Bergkirche (Haydn Mausoleum and Klavarienberg). Free afternoon. Evening concert at the Haydnsaal, Esterházy Palace featuring Il Giardino Armonico with Giovanni Antonini (conductor): ‘In Times of War’ – Haydn Symphony in F sharp minor Hob I:45, Aria for soprano “Berenice, che fai”, “Missa in tempore belli” in C major Hob. XXII:9.

Day

4

Morning lecture followed by Rohrau (Haydn’s birthplace) and Neusiedl am See. Afternoon: Forchtenstein Castle (containing historic Esterházy treasury). Evening concert at the Empiresaal, Esterházy Palace featuring Anna Prohaska (soprano), Eric Schneider (piano): ‘At the Front Line’ – Beethoven, Wolff, Liszt, Schubert, Rihm.

Day

5

Whole day excursion to Hungary: Sopron (medieval, Renaissance and Baroque architecture) and Esterházy Palace at Fertöd. Evening performance in the Haydnsaal, Esterházy Palace featuring Ana Maria Labin (Armida), Julian Pregardien (Rinaldo), Enrico Onofri (conductor), Haydn Philharmonie: Haydn Armida Hob. XXVIII:12.

Day

6

Morning lecture followed by visit to Haydnhaus Museum (where Haydn lived 1766–78). Free afternoon.

Day

7

Mass at the Bergkirche featuring Haydnorchester, Chor der Bergkirche with Linde Devos (director): Haydn Mass No. 14 in B flat major Hob. XXII:14 “Harmoniemesse”. Depart Vienna 1545, arriving Heathrow 1710.

Tour Dates

10 Sep — 16 Sep 2018

Days

7

Cost

£2295

Tour Code

HAYD-18

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"Great music in a lovely location."

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Cost includes:

return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, one lunch, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £115.

 
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