Mon 6 May
Afternoon arrival in New York and transfer to the stylish 4-star Empire Hotel, centrally located next to Lincoln Center. Welcome drinks and canapés will be served in the hotel bar.
Tue 7 May
Join your guide this morning for a tour of Manhattan which will focus on the history of music in New York City, including the Metropolitan Opera. Lunch is included in a local restaurant, before an afternoon at leisure. Walk to the evening performance at the David H. Koch Theater.
Wed 8 May
This morning we visit the Guggenheim Museum which contains exhibitions of modern and contemporary art in Frank Lloyd Wright’s landmark building. Afternoon at leisure before the evening performance.
Thu 9 May
Today is at leisure for you to make your own exploration of the city. Its plethora of sights and museums include the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Center and Ground Zero Museum, located on the site of the original World Trade Center, which pays homage to the 2983 victims of the 1993 and 2001 attacks. Evening performance.
Fri 10 May
This morning we return to the theater for a one-hour presentation on life ‘Inside New York City Ballet’ which will explore the history and workings of the company through performance and discussion. This is followed by a classic New York farewell brunch in a local restaurant. We then continue to the airport for the homeward overnight flight.
7 May 19.30
BARBER, BROADWAY AND BALANCHINEInc
Programme: Barber Violin Concerto, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, Diamonds
8 May 19.30
Programme: Scotch Symphony, Le Tombeau de Couperin, Sonatine, Stravinsky Violin Concerto
9 May 19.30
CLASSIC NYCB IInc
Programme: Valse Fantasie, A Suite of Dances, New Peck 2, Western Symphony
6 May London Heathrow – New York JFK dep: 11:20 arr: 14.05
10 May New York JFK – London Heathrow dep: 18.30 arr: 06.30*
*Next day arrival. Flight schedules are subject to alteration.
Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.
Prices per person
|Single room supplement||£520|
|Business class flight upgrade from||£2800|
|World Traveller Plus flight upgrade from||£2200|
|Land-only tour price||£1800|
Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, welcome drinks and canapés, one lunch, one brunch, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, second category ticket for each included performance, opera synopses, restaurant guide and city notes,
the services of our local representative or tour manager.