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Heraldic Tours & Travel: 2020 Tour Preview

Cultural Tours for the Curious

January 2020
Opera in Zurich

Begin the year with our small-group tour offering a vibrant weekend of superb music at Zurich’s opera house. Three humorous Italian classics of the bel canto era by Donizetti and Rossini are complemented by Humperdinck’s classic fairy tale opera.
We stay in the centre of Zurich with some sightseeing visits in the Aldstadt.

Dates: 3 - 6 January | 4 Days

Prices: £2347 | Please register your interest


February 2020
Art & Opera in Berlin

Richard Strauss’ operatic triumph, loved by opera goers, is joined by Verdi’s entertaining final opera and Cherubini’s Medea.
During the day we visit the superbly restored Museuminsel complex including the Pergamon Museum, the nearby German Historical Museum, and the galleries and other museums of this remarkably rich cultural agglomeration. Dinner each evening will be at local restaurants around the Friedrichstrasse. There will be visits to other places of interest in the city.

Dates: 12 - 15 February | 4 Days

Prices: £1245 | Please register your interest


February 2020
Opera in Leeds

We stay at the art deco Queens Hotel in Leeds for three nights of opera with Opera North. The Winter season includes works of chilling intensity, dazzling musicality and irresistible wit. Informative talks on each of the operas will be complemented by visits to Temple Newsam House, the Thackray Museum and the Henry Moore Centre.

Dates: 18 - 21 February | 4 Days

Prices: £887 | Please register your interest


May 2020
The Ring in Leipzig

Rosamund Gilmore’s Leipzig Ring Cycle was highly acclaimed in 2016 and is now firmly established in the repertoire. Ulf Schirmer conducts the Leipzig Opera and Gewandhaus Orchestra. Leipzig is, of course, the city of Wagner’s birth and the first city to perform The Ring after its premiere at Bayreuth. It is also the city of Bach, Mendelssohn and the Schumanns. We will visit the museums and places which celebrate their remarkable creative output.

Dates: 19 - 25 May | 7 Days

Prices: £2100 | Please register your interest