Tours en l'air organizes ballet-themed escorted holidays to see the best companies perform great ballets in beautiful places. You can join a trip from anywhere. A highly knowledgeable balletomane who has enjoyed 100s of performances in over 20 cities around the world,I speak English, French, and German, and am a Travel Industry Council of Ontario certified Travel Counsellor. I also teach ballet appreciation courses. Twitter: @thewordlady Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katherine.barber.37
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Monday, June 10, 2013

Copenhagen Hamburg Ballet Trip March 2014

Tuesday 11 March – Thursday 20 March 2014




Copenhagen and Hamburg 6 performances



Royal Danish Ballet:



Manon (MacMillan)



Napoli (Bournonville) - 2 performances

Royal Danish Ballet Junior Company:


Excerpts from Bournonville repertoire and new choreography




Hamburg Ballet:



Vaslav, Ruckert Lieder, Chopin Dialogue, Kinderszenen (all Neumeier)



Onegin (Cranko)



BOOKING OPENS SEPTEMBER 2013

Please email me if you want to be kept updated on this trip. 
Already over 20 people have expressed an interest, 
so you need to be on the prority signup list when booking opens.

DRAFT ITINERARY

Tuesday 11 March
Arrive Copenhagen. Check in to 4-star Copenhagen Admiral Hotel 7 minutes walk, 3 minutes by taxi from the Royal Theatre.
Wednesday 12 March
930: The Royal Danish Ballet's Junior Company presents excerpts from Bournonville's ballets, e.g. Napoli, A Folk Tale, The Kermesse in Bruges, as well as their own choreographies.
Afternoon: Private guided coach tour of Copenhagen (3 hours, including opportunities to get off the coach at major sights)
6 pm: Welcome dinner
8 pm: Royal Danish Ballet performance of Manon (MacMillan)
Thursday 13 March
Watch Royal Danish Ballet company class
Rest of day at leisure.
Friday 14 March
Morning: Visit Royal Danish Ballet School (TBC)
Afternoon at leisure
8 pm: Royal Danish Ballet performance of Napoli
Saturday 15 March
1 pm Guided tour of the Slotsholmen island including the Danish Parliament and the Hofteater, where Bournonville's La Sylphide was first performed.
8 pm: Royal Danish Ballet performance of Napoli
Sunday 16 March
Depart Copenhagen by air for Hamburg (1-hr flight)
Arrive Hamburg. Check in to 5-star SIDE hotel (20 minutes from airport, approx. 90 seconds walk from opera house)
Monday 17 March
Morning: 2-hour private guided coach tour of Hamburg
1930: Hamburg Ballet performance of all-Neumeier program: Vaslav, At Midnight, Chopin Dialogue, Kinderszenen
Tuesday 18 March
Morning: Visit to Hamburg Ballettzentrum (to be confirmed)
130 pm: guided tour of Hamburg State Opera
730 pm: Hamburg Ballet performance of Onegin (Cranko)
Wednesday 19 March
(Optional, weather permitting) Day trip by train to Unesco World Heritage medieval town of Lubeck (one hour from Hamburg)
Farewell dinner
Thursday 20 March
Check out of hotel and depart Hamburg

GROUP SIZE LIMITED TO 20
BOOKING OPENS SEPTEMBER 2013

LAND-ONLY PACKAGE allows you the flexibility of arranging travel from your most convenient departure point, on the dates and times you prefer, and to extend your stay if you wish.

Package (cost to be determined) includes:
9 nights double-share accommodation
Daily breakfast
Premium orchestra seats for 6 ballets
Royal Danish Ballet company class
Private guided bus tour of Copenhagen
Private guided bus tour of Hamburg
Private guided tour of Hamburg opera house
Two 3-course dinners
Ballet enrichment program: ballet notes and informal pre-performance talks and post- performance reviews with tour leader

Please note that this program must be sold as a package. Extra hotel nights can be added on (subject to availability), but we cannot offer individual components separately or break the package into shorter installments.


For the full 2013-14 Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays season,click here. 

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