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Wagner's Ring Cycle in San Francisco

18 Jun — 26 Jun 2018 | Tour Director: John Deathridge

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

John Deathridge, MA, DPhil

John Deathridge is a former organ scholar, graduate and postgraduate of Lincoln College Oxford.

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart Heathrow 1150 on Virgin, arriving San Francisco 1450. Transfer to Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel for seven nights. Welcome and introduction.

Day

2

Coach tour of San Francisco (including Golden Gate Bridge) and free time. Evening performance at San Francisco Opera: Das Rheingold.

Day

3

Morning lecture followed by cruise and tour of Alcatraz. Free time. Evening performance at San Francisco Opera: Die Walküre.

Day

4

Morning: Ring Symposium (in-depth presentations and discussions on performances). Afternoon: tour of San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum and free time for independent visits.

Day

5

Morning lecture followed by tour of De Young Museum (Golden Gate Park). Evening performance at San Francisco Opera: Siegfried.

Day

6

Optional whole day excursion to the Napa Valley for wine tour.

Day

7

Morning lecture followed by afternoon performance at San Francisco Opera: Götterdämmerung.

Day

8

Depart San Francisco 1750.

Day

9

Arrive Heathrow 1205.

Tour Dates

18 Jun — 26 Jun 2018

Days

9

Cost

£5975

Tour Code

SFRC-18

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Cost includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, one lunch, six dinners with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities for group services.

Not included: ESTA, travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £780, optional Napa Valley excursions £215.

 
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