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Heraldic Tours & Travel: 2018 Tour Preview

Cultural Tours for the Curious

October 2018
Opera in Dresden

Carmen ∙ Moses und Aron ∙ Figaro ∙ Fidelio

A rare opportunity to hear Schoenberg’s profound masterpiece about Jewish identity together with Bizet’s melodious bestseller, Beethoven’s unique liberation opera and Mozart’s sparkling comedy at the historic Semperoper in the heart of Dresden. The tour includes a visit to Leipzig and historic sites in Dresden.

Dates: 9 - 13 October | 5 days

Prices: £1798, special deposit applies | Please register your interest

October 2018
Opera & Art in Milan

Ernani at La Scala

A five day cultural break in the heart of Milan staying at the comfortable Hotel de Ville (4*). At La Scala there will be a performance of Ernani. Verdi’s opera is based on the play by Victor Hugo and was hugely popular, being the first full length opera to be recorded.

The cast includes, Francesco Meli (Ernani), Ailyn Perez (Elvira), Simone Piazzola (Don Carlo) with conductor Adam Fischer.

There will be visits to the La Scala Museum and the Casa Verdi as well as the Duomo, the Brera Gallery and the Leonardo’s last Supper at Santa Marie delle Grazie.
An optional performance of Mozart’s La finta giardiniera may be available.
This tour begins at the hotel to enable flexibility with travel.

Dates: 24-28 October | 4 Days

Prices: £1737 | Please register your interest

November 2018
Opera in Paris – Verdi ∙ Donizetti ∙ Rossini

Simon Boccanegra ∙ Elixir d’amour ∙ La Cenerentola

Verdi’s powerful opera of political and family intrigue; Donizetti’s sparkling yet tender comedy at the Opera Bastille together with Rossini’s finest writing for solo voice and ensembles at the Palais Garnier.

Staying at a hotel close to the Bastille, this affordably priced cultural break includes a tour of the Palais Garnier and a visit to the Picasso Museum. Each day includes free time to explore the city after lunch.

The tour begins at the hotel allowing independent travel. We are happy to assist with travel arrangements and Eurostar bookings.

Dates: 21-24 November | 4 days

Prices: £1597 | Please register your interest

December 2018
Opera & Christmas Markets in Berlin

Tales of Hoffmann ∙ Andrea Chenier ∙ Tosca

Join us for three nights of opera in Berlin in the lead up to Christmas. Offenbach’s magical music and Puccini’s passionate drama combine with Giordano’s lyrical opera - famous for its glorious tenor role which will be sung by Roberto Alagna. We visit the superbly restored Museuminsel complex including the Pergamon Museum, the Schloss Sanssouci at Potsdam and we explore Daniel Libeskind’s visionary Jewish Museum.
Each day includes free time to enjoy browsing the Christmas markets.

Dates: 4-7 December | 4 Days

Prices: £1237 | Please register your interest

New Tours for 2019

  • Opera & Ballet in Paris
  • The Ring in Geneva
  • Ludlow Song Festival
  • Berlin Festtage
  • Opera in Llandudno
  • The Ring in Leipzig
  • Verona Opera Festival
  • Three Choirs Festival

Dates: throughout 2019

Prices: Available 2019 | Please register your interest