Itinerary

Sat 19 May

Morning arrival in Salzburg to check in at the 5-star Hotel Bristol, located in the heart of the city. A welcome lunch will be served in a local restaurant before the afternoon at leisure and optional evening performance at the Haus für Mozart.

Sun 20 May

This morning join your guide for a tour of Salzburg along the theme ‘the city is a stage’. The tour will include visits to some of the most renowned sights, including Mozart’s birthplace where the family lived from 1747 to 1773, and the cathedral where he was baptised. Afternoon at leisure and evening performance at the Haus für Mozart.

Mon 21 May

Today we will take a backstage tour of the festival houses, subject to rehearsal schedules. Lunch will then be served in a local restaurant before the remainder of the day at leisure for independent sightseeing. Evening performance at the Grosses Festspielhaus.

Tue 22 May

Morning at leisure before the mid-afternoon transfer to Salzburg airport for your homeward flight.

Programme

19 May 19.00

LA PÉRICHOLE Offenbach£300

C: Marc Minkowski

Cast: Aude Extrémo, Benjamin Bernheim, Laurent Alvaro, Lea Desandre

Venue: Haus für Mozart

Concert Performance

20 May 19.00

L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI RossiniInc

D: Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier

C: Jean-Christophe Spinosi

Cast: Cecilia Bartoli, Peter Kálmàn, Edgardo Rocha,Alessandro Corbelli, José Coca Loza, Rebeca Olvera, Rosa Bove

Venue: Haus für Mozart

New Production

21 May

GALAKONZERTInc

C: Daniel Barenboim

Soprano: Cecilia Bartoli

Tenor: Rolando Villazón

Tenor: Jonas Kaufmann

Staatskapelle Berlin

Programme: Extracts from Act III of Rossini Otello ossia il moro di Venezia, Vorspiel “Am stillen Herd” and “Morgenlich leuchtend” from Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Vorspiel and Liebestod for orchestra from Wagner Tristan und Isolde

Venue: Grosses Festspielhaus

Flights

British Airways

19 May London Gatwick – Salzburg dep: 07.25 arr: 10.25

22 May Salzburg – London Gatwick dep: 18.45 arr: 19.45

Flight schedules are subject to alteration.

Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.

Prices per person

Tour price £2175
Single room supplement £330
Club Europe flight upgrade from £200
Land-only tour price £2070
Deposit required £350
Tour code SZG1

Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, two lunches, 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.

“I want to reveal new perspectives on 19th century musical history which we shall present to you through the kaleidoscopic lens of the year 1868.”

Cecilia Bartoli, Artistic Director, Salzburg Whitsun Festival