• Enjoy a performance of Haydn’s opera Armida conducted by Enrico Onofri in the Haydnsaal of Schloss Esterházy, the palace in Eisenstadt where Haydn was based for much of his life
• Experience Haydn’s Mass No. 14 in B flat major performed as part of the liturgy in the Bergkirche in Eisenstadt
• Travel on day excursions to Hungary to visit the Prince Nikolaus I’s magnificent Esterházy palace (modelled on Versailles), where Haydn also worked, and to Vienna to see the house where he lived in his later years and a performance at the State Opera
John Deathridge, MA, DPhil, FRCO
John Deathridge is a former organ scholar, graduate and postgraduate of Lincoln College Oxford.
Whole day excursion to Vienna: Haydnhaus in Gumpendorf (where Haydn spent his last years), Beethoven Pasqualatihaus, guided tours of the Hofburg Palace and Vienna State Opera House. Evening: performance of Carl Maria von Weber’s opera Der Freischütz at the Vienna State Opera.
Whole day excursion to Hungary: Sopron (medieval, Renaissance and Baroque architecture) and Esterházy Palace at Fertöd. Evening performance in the Haydnsaal, Esterházy Palace featuring Ana Maria Labin (Armida), Julian Pregardien (Rinaldo), Enrico Onofri (conductor), Haydn Philharmonie: Haydn Armida Hob. XXVIII:12.
10 Sep — 16 Sep 2018
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return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, one lunch, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £115.