Itinerary

Sun 16 Apr

Early afternoon arrival in Berlin and transfer by coach to Dresden (approx 2 hours) to check in at the 4-star Steigenberger Hotel de Saxe, situated opposite the Frauenkirche and within walking distance of the Semperoper. Welcome dinner at the hotel.

Mon 17 Apr

Join your guide this morning for a walking tour of Dresden, following in the footsteps of Richard Wagner, Carl Maria von Weber and Johann Sebastian Bach. We discover famous sights of the city which was magnificently restored after World War II. Afternoon at leisure and evening performance at the Semperoper.

Tue 18 Apr

This morning we return to the Semperoper for a guided tour of the house, particularly associated with Wagner, Weber and Richard Strauss, all of whom worked in Dresden. The rest of the day is at leisure. Evening performance.

Wed 19 Apr

This morning we transfer by boat to the Carl Maria von Weber Museum in Hosterwitz, where Weber and his family spent the warmer seasons of the years 1818/19 and 1822 to 1824. The operas Der Freischütz, Euryanthe and Oberon, as well as the Aufforderung zum Tanz were composed here. Lunch will be included at Pillnitz before returning to Dresden by coach for a free afternoon. Evening performance at the Semperoper.

Thu 20 Apr

Mid-morning transfer to Berlin airport for your homeward journey.

Programme

PROGRAMME AT THE SEMPEROPER

17 Apr 19:00

COSÌ FAN TUTTE MozartInc

D: Andreas Kriegenburg

C: Omer Meir Wellber

Cast: Nicole Car, Katija Dragojevic, Ute Selbig, Peter Sonn, Mario Cassi, Lorenzo Regazzo

18 Apr 19:00

DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL MozartInc

D: Michiel Dijkema

C: Christopher Moulds

Cast: Simona Šaturová, Tuuli Takala, Joel Prieto, Manuel Günther, Dimitry Ivashchenko

New production

19 Apr 19:00

DON GIOVANNI MozartInc

C: Andreas Kriegenburg

C: Omer Weir Wellber

Cast: Lucas Meacham, Michael Eder, Maria Bengtsson, Edgaras Montvidas, Danielle de Niese, Ildebrando d’Arcangelo, Martin-Jan Nijhof, Christina Bock

Flights

British Airways

16 Apr London Heathrow – Berlin dep: 10.55 arr: 13.45

20 Apr Berlin - London Heathrow dep: 16.45 arr: 17.45

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £1595
Single room supplement £220
Club Europe flight upgrade from £300
Land-only tour price £1495
Deposit required £350
Tour code DRS1

Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, one lunch, one dinner, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, first category ticket for each included performance, opera synopses, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.