ENCHANTED AUSTRIA Wednesday , 10 June 2020 to Monday, 22 June 2020
June 10-16: Beethoven's Vienna June 16-22: In the Footsteps of Mozart and Schubert
Available either as one holiday of 12 days, or two separate six-day holiday, "enchanted Austria" will take us to some of the most fairytale like places in all of of Europe in a magical musical adventure. Starting in Vienna we explore one of the greatest cultural crossroads of art and music in Europe since the 18th century. We will visit important locations where the great composers lived and worked, including Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schubert, take a bus tour of the city, attend the Vienna State Opera's performance of Lucia di Lammermoor (optional), make an excursion to the grand estate of Eisenstadt where Haydn worked for the Esterhazy Family during the 18th century, and we will attend a Mass sung by the Vienna Boys' Choir at the Imperial Chapel. On our way to Salzburg, we will visit the glorious Melk Abbey before settling into Mozart's birthplace and residence, take a Sound of Music tour, and enjoy two dinners at the famous St Peter Stiftskeller and up at the Fortress overlooking the city. After Salzburg, we travel on to Schwarzenberg. This glorious alpine village hosts a celebrated annual Schubertiade attracting some of the leading artists from around the world. Woven in with concerts at the Schubertiade, we will t marvel at the awe inspiring scenery of Lindau and Bregenz, Lake Constance- sites that have awakened the artistic imagination of countless generations of composers and musicians.
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