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Opera in Aix-en-Provence

Sunday 2 - Thursday 6 July 2017

Three Operas at one of Europe’s major festivals: 
Le Festival International d’Art Lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence, 

Philippe Boesmans: Pinocchio 
Director Joël Pommerat, Conductor Emilio Pomarico, Klangforum Wien
Cast includes: Stéphane Degout, Vincent Le Texier, Chloé Briot, Yann Beuron
  
Bizet: Carmen
Director Dmitri Tchernaikov, Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, Orchestre de Paris
Cast includes: Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Michael Fabiano, Elsa Dreisg, Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Stravinsky: Rake’s Progress
Director Simon McBurney, Conductor Daniel Harding, Orchestre de Paris, English Voices
Cast includes: Julia Bullock, Paul Appleby, Kyle Ketelsen, David Pittsinger, Hilary Summers

We will be staying in the Hôtel des Augustins, 
a former 15th century convent in the centre of the city. 
We will have a guided tour of Aix with a local guide.
Flights will be available from London to Marseille (direct) and from Manchester to Marseille via Amsterdam

Cost per person: £1595 (based on 2 people sharing) Single room supplement £170

The cost of this holiday will cover the following:

  • Flights to Marseille
  • Admission to 3 operas
  • 2 meals with wine
  • Guided tour of Aix
  • 4 nights bed and continental breakfast in hotel
  • Airport transfers
  • Services of tour escort, Richard Whibley
Travel insurance is not included

Details are correct at time of publishing (May 2017) but may be subject to change.

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