Itinerary

Wed 29 May

Arrive in Vienna and transfer by coach approx. 3.5 hour via Graz and Klagenfurt to check into the Seewirt Hotel in Ossiach. Dinner at the hotel.

Thu 30 May

Morning visit to Gurk Cathedral, built between 1140 and 1200 and one of the most important Romanesque buildings in Austria. We will have a guided tour of the Cathedral followed by an independent lunch in the village. Return to Ossiach to rest before an early dinner in the hotel followed by the evening concert.

Fri 31 May

Morning and evening concerts with a 2.5 hour boat trip on the Ossiacher See in between.

Sat 1 Jun

Morning and evening concerts with a free afternoon in Ossiach. Late afternoon exclusive talk from the President of the Berg Foundation, giving details of Berg’s association with Ossiach, and the planning of the Festival.

Sun 2 Jun

Return journey by coach approx. 3.5 hour to Vienna airport for the flight home.

Programme

30 May 19.00

OPENING CONCERT – ALBAN BERG SAALInc

Programme: Mahler (arranged Erwin Stein for chamber ensemble) Symphony No 4 in E flat

Followed by champagne reception

31 May 11.00

CONCERT – ALBAN BERG SAALInc

Programme: Berg Seven Early Songs arranged for soprano and ensemble

Respighi Il Tramonto for mezzo-soprano and String Quartet

Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor Op 114

31 May 19.00

CONCERT – ALBAN BERG SAALInc

Programme: Mozart Flute Quartet in D, K 285

Schoenberg Chamber Symphony Op 9 (arranged Anton Webern)

Mahler Symphony No 10 Adagio (arranged for the Alban Berg Ensemble Wien)

1 Jun 11.00

CONCERT – PFAFFKIRCHE ST GEORGInc

Programme: Wagner “Particular Piece” for 4 cellos

Janacek “On Adult Paths” for 4 cellos

Debussy Syrinx for solo flute

Janacek String Quartet No 1 “Kreuzter Sonata”

1 May 19.30

ALBAN BERG SAALInc

Programme: Schubert Minuet and Trios for String Quintet and double bass, D 89

Berg Adagio from the Violin Concerto

Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier Suite

All concerts performed by the Alban Berg Ensemble Wien

Flights

British Airways

29 May London Heathrow - Vienna dep 10.00 arr 13.30

2 Jun Vienna - London Heathrow dep 19.10 arr 20.30

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £1495
Single room supplement £240
Club Europe flight upgrade from £350
Land-only tour price £1350
Deposit required £400
Tour code PMF1

Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, three dinners with wine, sightseeing tours as described including entrance fees, best ticket for each included performance, the services of Stephen Carpenter as tour manager.