Cambridge Churches, College Chapels & Organs
21 Feb — 23 Feb 2020 | Tour Director: John Bryden
• Experience our Tour Director John Bryden’s expert organ playing in the stunning surroundings of Cambridge’s famous chapels
• In the 250th year of Beethoven’s birth, travel to Stapleford Granary to hear a magnificent concert dedicated to the composer’s violin and piano sonatas
• Enjoy a performance of Schubert’s piano sonatas from distinguished pianist Imogen Cooper
MA, ARCM, ARCO
international concert pianist and organist and classical music lecturer
Assemble 1130 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Cambridge, for two nights. Lunch at Madingley Hall followed by afternoon visits to Girton College and Churchill College, including organ recitals. Independent dinner followed by evening performance at Stapleford Granary featuring Imogen Cooper (piano): Schubert piano sonatas.
Visits including Magdalene College (Pepys Library & organ recital) and St Catharine’s College. Evening concert at Stapleford Granary featuring Savitri Grier (violin) and Richard Uttley (piano): Beethoven violin & piano sonatas.
Morning: choral service at King’s College Chapel. Tour disperses 1230 at hotel.
21 Feb — 23 Feb 2020
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'Once again, a tour with John Bryden proved top class - his organ playing (and choice of music), his commentaries, his humour and easy handling of the group all helped make this another memorable ACE tour.'
This tour is taken at a relaxed pace however please note that visits to some of the colleges will be taken on foot, and participants should be prepared for some busy areas with narrow pavements.
Cost of £785 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, two lunches, one light supper with water & coffee (day 2), excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £140.