Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

Music

HAYDN IN EISENSTADT

HAYDN IN EISENSTADT

08 September - 15 September, 2014
£1980

The Great Hall of the 17th century Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt is inextricably... more

SCHUBERT IN SCHWARZENBERG

SCHUBERT IN SCHWARZENBERG

22 August - 29 August, 2014
£2290

Every year in the charming Alpine village of Schwarzenberg, with its panoramic views... more

MENDELSSOHN IN SCOTLAND

MENDELSSOHN IN SCOTLAND

07 July - 12 July, 2014
£1195

Felix Mendelssohn made an unforgettable visit to Scotland in the summer of 1829.... more

ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL

ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL

20 June - 23 June, 2014
£890

In June 2014 artists including Thomas Adès, Richard Goode, Mark Padmore and Ian Bostridge... more

WORCESTER THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL

WORCESTER THREE CHOIRS FESTIVAL

26 July - 30 July, 2014
£860

We join the festival during a cleverly programmed series of opening concerts nestled... more

MEDIAEVAL TO MODERN: SIX ERAS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

MEDIAEVAL TO MODERN: SIX ERAS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

12 November - 12 November, 2014
£115

This introduction to classical music with musician and broadcaster Sandy Burnett... more

BACH FESTIVAL IN LEIPZIG

BACH FESTIVAL IN LEIPZIG

16 June - 23 June, 2014
£2390

Our visit to the 2014 Bachfest will feature six festival concerts in Leipzig including... more

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL IN BONN

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL IN BONN

06 September - 12 September, 2014
£1795

ACE is delighted to have secured advanced notice of the highlights of the 2014 Beethovenfest,... more

MUNICH OPERA FESTIVAL

MUNICH OPERA FESTIVAL

21 July - 27 July, 2014
£2790

We will witness the Bavarian State Opera and Orchestra performing Mozart’s Figaro with... more

HANDEL FESTIVAL IN GOTTINGEN

HANDEL FESTIVAL IN GOTTINGEN

28 May - 04 June, 2014
£2190

Nowhere is more intimately connected with the 20th century revival of the work of George... more

SCHWETZINGEN MUSIC FESTIVAL

SCHWETZINGEN MUSIC FESTIVAL

06 May - 12 May, 2014
£2090

The awe-inspiring Schloss Schwetzingen plays host to the Festspiele each year. The castle,... more

WEST CORK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

WEST CORK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

27 June - 02 July, 2014
£1395

Inaugurated in 1995, the West Cork Chamber Music Festival is now established as one of Europe’s... more

LUCCA PUCCINI FESTIVAL

LUCCA PUCCINI FESTIVAL

06 August - 11 August, 2014
£1840

Giacomo Puccini was born in Lucca, “the most fly-in-amber little town in the world”... more

VERDI FESTIVAL IN PARMA

VERDI FESTIVAL IN PARMA

25 October - 31 October, 2014
£2440

In 2004 the city of Parma inaugurated an annual festival to honour its most famous... more

VENICE REPUBLIC OF MUSIC

VENICE REPUBLIC OF MUSIC

19 September - 24 September, 2014
£2090

From richly-textured liturgical masterpieces for San Marco composed by Gabrieli and Monteverdi,... more

RIGA OPERA FESTIVAL

RIGA OPERA FESTIVAL

11 June - 16 June, 2014
£1285

Following centuries subordinated to a succession of empires, and briefly occupied... more

INTERNATIONAL GILBERT & SULLIVAN FESTIVAL IN HARROGATE

INTERNATIONAL GILBERT & SULLIVAN FESTIVAL IN HARROGATE

14 August - 18 August, 2014
£750

This year the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival moves to the Spa town of Harrogate... more

FREIBERG FESTIVAL: SILBERMANN ORGAN 300TH ANNIVERSARY

FREIBERG FESTIVAL: SILBERMANN ORGAN 300TH ANNIVERSARY

30 September - 07 October, 2014
£1815

The focus of the festival is the world famous Baroque organ in Freiberger Dom, completed... more

STRAUSS ANNIVERSARY IN DRESDEN

STRAUSS ANNIVERSARY IN DRESDEN

09 November - 17 November, 2014
£2395

In 2014, Germany celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of the country’s... more

CHRISTMAS IN PRAGUE

CHRISTMAS IN PRAGUE

20 December - 27 December, 2014
£1925

Savour a week at Christmastime in one of Europe’s most beautiful capitals, as we immerse... more

NEW YEAR IN EDINBURGH

NEW YEAR IN EDINBURGH

29 December - 04 January, 2015
£1590

Welcome in the new year in the home of Hogmanay. From the mediaeval streets and distinctive... more

MOZART FESTIVAL IN SALZBURG

MOZART FESTIVAL IN SALZBURG

23 January - 28 January, 2015
£1685

Every year Salzburg celebrates its most famous son with a week of gala concerts around... more

SOUTH AMERICAN BAROQUE MUSIC IN LONDON

SOUTH AMERICAN BAROQUE MUSIC IN LONDON

05 November - 06 November, 2014
£375

Dr Piotr Nawrot will join Ashley Solomon at London’s Royal College of Music to discuss... more

STOCKHOLM & DROTTNINGHOLM PALACE

STOCKHOLM & DROTTNINGHOLM PALACE

06 August - 10 August, 2014
£1790

Our tour to Stockholm explores the rich variety of architectural treasures and presents... more

WORLD WAR I CAMBRIDGE: MUSIC & POETRY

WORLD WAR I CAMBRIDGE: MUSIC & POETRY

10 November - 13 November, 2014
£945

This new tour, spanning Remembrance Day 100 years after the outbreak of WWI, looks... more

GLYNDEBOURNE

GLYNDEBOURNE

23 October - 26 October, 2014
£785

Join ACE this autumn at the Glyndebourne Opera House in East Sussex as we enjoy Mozart's... more

MUSICAL & CREATIVE LEGENDS OF PRAGUE & BRNO

MUSICAL & CREATIVE LEGENDS OF PRAGUE & BRNO

14 April - 20 April, 2015
£1765

Journey through the hidden history and treasures of the ravishing Czech capital and it's... more

WAGNER'S RING CYCLE IN DESSAU

WAGNER'S RING CYCLE IN DESSAU

12 May - 18 May, 2015
£0

In 2015 André Bücker directs a new production of Wagner’s cycle of four dramas... more

VALLETTA INTERNATIONAL BAROQUE FESTIVAL

VALLETTA INTERNATIONAL BAROQUE FESTIVAL

10 January - 16 January, 2015
£1795

Escape to clement weather on the Maltese archipelago as we join the 2015 Valletta... more

MUSIC IN NEW YORK

MUSIC IN NEW YORK

23 February - 03 March, 2015
£2995

Our tour provides an engrossing experience into the musical heritage of this cultural... more

ROYAL OPERA IN COVENT GARDEN

ROYAL OPERA IN COVENT GARDEN

19 March - 21 March, 2015
£735

A rare opportunity to explore the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden – universally... more

LEIPZIG AT EASTER

LEIPZIG AT EASTER

02 April - 10 April, 2015
£2140

Join the Leipzig's 1000 anniversary festivities and celebrate Easter with an array... more