Led by a variety of musical influencers and leaders in their field, our guest experiences offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to view the finest gems of the musical world. Whether you want to enjoy a private reception on the rooftop of St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, a private performance at the Stradivarius in Cremona, or a behind-the-scenes tour at the Estates Theatre in Prague, our team is able to deliver exclusive access to the world's most premier venues and musical highlights.

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Benjamin Britten & Aldeburgh Festival (w/ David Vernier) | June 7-17, 2022 | 6 London - 3 Aldeburgh

In collaboration with David Vernier we are excited to present "Britten's Britain," a spectacular trip through England including special visits related to the life of Benjamin Britten and a variety of wonderful concerts and experiences, musical and cultural.

Musical highlights include tickets to four concerts as part of the Aldeburgh Festival, a top theatrical performance in London's world famous West End, a performance at one of London’s top classical music venues and a choral experience at a famous Cambridge University college. Cultural experiences include a traditional afternoon tea with the expertise of a senior English Butler on hand, a visit to Beth Chatto's Garden, plus visits to the Red House (where Britten wrote many of his signature pieces) and his childhood home. This tour is limited to 25 participants, so register early to reserve your spot.

Sicily & Rome (w/ Phil Aguglia) | July 11-20, 2022 | 5 Modica - 3 Rome

In collaboration with Phil Aguglia, an award-winning band director and owner of PaGu Batons, we're excited to announce a new 10-day Italian experience. Enjoy two distinctly incredible destinations as you attend two performances, take part in a conducting workshop, dine at a Michelin starred restaurant, and so much more!

In The Footsteps of Bach (w/ Diane Linn) | Sept 22 - Oct 2, 2022 | 3 Eisenach - 3 Leipzig - 3 Dresden

In collaboration with Diane Linn, Executive Director of the Community Chorus of Detroit, we are delighted to offer "In the Footsteps of Bach’, a glorious trip through Germany celebrating the life and works of J.S. Bach and other great German composers.

The program features a rich array of German culture and music, luxury hotels, excellent regional food and wine as well as an Oktoberfest evening event in Dresden. Musical highlights include a private chamber concert on historic instruments, a private organ recital of Bach works, public choral concerts in Leipzig, behind the scenes at Bluthner piano factory including a recital showcasing the instruments, a private chamber concert at Mendelssohn House, a performance at Semperoper and Dresden’s famous Kreuzchor boys choir. Cultural experiences include a hands-on Thuringian cooking lesson, a photography tour of Dresden, wine tasting, Meissen Porcelain manufactury, Wartburg Castle where Martin Luther translated the New Testament into German and a stunning farewell dinner at Schloss Wackerbarth.

Space is limited, so sign up now to guarantee your spot.

American Organists in London (w/ Ed Maki-Schramm) | July 12-29, 2022 | 6 London

In collaboration with Ed Maki-Schramm, Director of Music at Christ Church Detroit, we are thrilled to offer "American Organists in London", a fabulous trip through England where you can discover the country's premier organs and venues.

Our journey will take us through London and the surrounding areas as we explore Westminster Abbey, Kings College, St. Paul's Cathedral, Oxford Cathedral, and Church of St. Botolph Without Aldgate. Enjoy priviledged access as you meet the staff organists and go behind-the-scenes at these prestigious churches.

Participants will have the opportunity to play a joint recital at the historic Southwark Cathedral and attend a concert at one of London's top venues for classical performances, such as the Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican, or Wigmore Hall. With several wonderful dinners and guided tours, this experience has something for everybody -- even if you're not an organ player.

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