Itinerary

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.

Programme

7 May 19.30

BARBER, BROADWAY AND BALANCHINEInc

Programme: Barber Violin Concerto, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, Diamonds

8 May 19.30

ALL BALANCHINEInc

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

Tickets are on request and will be confirmed in late summer 2018.

Flights

British Airways

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

Tour price £2275
Single room supplement £520
Business class flight upgrade from £2800
World Traveller Plus flight upgrade from £2200
Land-only tour price £1800
Deposit required £400
Tour code NYC1

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.