Itinerary

Thu 21 Mar

Afternoon arrival in Nice and transfer by coach (approx. 40 minutes) to Monte Carlo to check into the Novotel Monte Carlo where we will
have an early dinner before the evening concert.

Fri 22 Mar

Morning visit to the neighbouring coastal village of Villefranche with its 12th century old town and waterfront quay. Lunch is under your own arrangements. We then travel back to Monte Carlo for an afternoon at leisure before an early dinner in the hotel followed by the evening concert.

Sat 23 Mar

Morning walking tour of Monte Carlo before a free afternoon, early dinner and evening concert.

Sun 24 Mar

A free morning to explore Monte Carlo before embarking on the 'Voyage Surprise' trip out of Monte Carlo to a mystery destination
with musical entertainment. Return to Monte Carlo in the evening for dinner under your own arrangements.

Mon 25 Mar

Enjoy the morning at leisure in Monte Carlo before transferring to Nice airport for the return flight home.

Programme

21 Mar 20.30

RECITAL Marie Vermuellin (piano) Salle Empire, Hotel de ParisInc

Programme:

Debussy Pour le Piano

Debussy Les Etudes I-VI

Debussy Estampes

Debussy Les Etudes VII-X

22 Mar 20.30

CONCERT Quatour Diotime Salle Empire, Hotel de ParisInc

Programme:

Alexandro Markeas Die neuen ruinen von Athen (new commission)

Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

23 Mar 20.30

CONCERT Orchestre Philarmonique de Monte Carlo Auditorium Rainier IIIInc

C: Michai Nesterowicz

Piano: Philippe Bianconi

Programme:

Mendelssohn Overture – Athalie Op. 74 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor, Op. 15

Mendelssohn Overture – Ruy Blas Op. 95 Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat major Op. 83

Flights

British Airways

21 Mar London Heathrow - Nice dep: 11.50 arr: 15.00

25 Mar Nice – London Heathrow dep: 15.50 arr: 16.55

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £1395
Single room supplement £260
Club Europe flight upgrade from £300
Land-only tour price £1325
Deposit required £300
Tour code MCA1

Tour price includes: Tour price includes: Accommodation, breakfast daily, three dinners with wine, best ticket for each included performance, concert programmes, sightseeing trips as described, international flight from London to Nice, and the services of Stephen Carpenter as tour manager.