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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Friday, July 4, 2014

Tours en l'air Ballet trips 2014-15

All Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are presented by CWT Victor Travel
Customers rave about Tours en l'air:  "My most sincere thank you to you Katherine for a  superb trip filled with outstanding ballet, wonderful side adventures, surprises, friendship and good cheer -- all due to your excellent planning." Ann H.(Munich and Stuttgart, April 2012)

Prospective trips for 2014-15 are listed below. For a bit more information on why you would want to have any of these trips on your "Ballet Bucket List", click on the name of the destination.
We encourage you to pre-register (no commitment required) for the trips that interest you, even potentially, by emailing me. Once we have confirmed the trip details and pricing we will send you the full itinerary. Those registered will have first opportunity at securing a place on the trip of their choice.   

 
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You can join in from anywhere in the world.



Friday 17 October – Sunday 19 October 2014
Montreal    

1 performance + up to 3 optional


Paris Opera Ballet: 
Paquita


(full-length version recreated by Pierre Lacotte after Petipa and others)


See the world's oldest and one of its best ballet companies in this  
exclusive North American engagement full of classical virtuosity


**Accompanied by prima ballerina Evelyn Hart**

For details, click here.


BOOKING DEADLINE 15 JULY 2014



 


Saturday 17 January - Saturday 24 January 2015
NewYork

5 performances


Royal Danish Ballet Principals and Soloists:
Bournonville Excerpts

New York City Ballet:
Serenade, Agon, Symphony in C (all Balanchine)
Symphonic Dances (Martins), The Cage, Andantino (both Robbins)
Cortege Hongrois (Balanchine) Donizetti Variations, La Valse, Chaconne (all Balanchine)  


Mariinsky Ballet:
Cinderella (Ratmansky) TO BE CONFIRMED




Wednesday 18 February – Saturday 28 February 2015

London
6 performances



Royal Ballet:  
Onegin


Swan Lake Choreographic Workshop


Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: 
 Edward Scissorhands


Birmingham Royal Ballet:  
Coppelia
Serenade (Balanchine), Lyric Pieces (Lang), In the Upper Room (Tharp) 



Friday 6 March – Monday 9 March 2015



2 performances


San Francisco Ballet:

 

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude (Forsythe), Variations for Two Couples (van Manen),


World Premiere (Myles Thatcher),The Kingdom of the Shades from
 

La Bayadère (Petipa)



Dances at a Gathering (Robbins), Hummingbird (Scarlett)




Thursday 26 March – Saturday 4 April 2015


5 performances


Vienna State Ballet:
 Swan Lake (Nureyev)


Slovak National Theatre Ballet:
Romeo & Juliet (Moricone)


Dresden Semperoper Ballet:
Giselle (Dawson)


Czech National Ballet:
Soldiers' Mass (Kylian), Guru (Konvalinka), Stabat Mater (Zuska)
Romeo and Juliet (Zuska)





Thursday 23 April – Friday 1 May 2015
Munich and Stuttgart

5 performances
Bavarian State Ballet:
Paquita (Ratmansky)
Midsummer Night's Dream (Neumeier)
Scheherazade (Fokine), Les Biches (Nijinska), Once upon an ever after (Kohler)

Bavarian State Ballet Junior Company:
Mixed program

Stuttgart Ballet:
All Cranko: Initials R.B.M.E, Opus 1, Concerto for Flute and Harp, From Holberg's Time





Thursday 25 June - Sunday 28 June 2015
New York

4 performances


Royal Ballet:
Don Quixote
Mixed program: Works by McGregor, Scarlett, Wheeldon


American Ballet Theatre:
TBA






Friday 3 July - Sunday 12 July 2015


Hamburg  6 performances


Hamburg Ballet:  


Shakespeare Dances (Neumeier)


Death in Venice (Neumeier)
  Winterreise (Neumeier)
  Giselle
  Othello (Neumeier) 

Guest company TBA



mid-July 2015, 3 days



3 performances


New York City Ballet:
 

TBA



Other trips may be added as ballet companies announce their seasons. To be the first to know when a trip is announced, sign up for our mailing list.


To get an idea of what a typical Tours en l'air trip is like, you can see the brochures for some of our past trips by clicking on the following links:

http://toursenlair.blogspot.ca/2013/10/copenhagen-hamburg-ballet-trip-now.html 
http://toursenlair.blogspot.ca/2012/01/stuttgart-munich-ballet-trip-now.html

http://toursenlair.blogspot.ca/2014/01/ballet-weekend-in-new-york-may-2014-now.html 

and an account of our San Francisco 2013 trip here





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