Choir Concert Tour of Germany and the Czech Republic
Join the Westminster choir as they undertake a concert tour of Germany and the Czech Republic. Singers, ringers, strings, family and friends are all welcome to join us-we need a healthy number of non-musicians!
Begin in Berlin with a guided sightseeing tour, during which you will see the Reichstag, The Brandenburg Gate, the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, the Philharmonie and Unter den Linden. Continue on to Dresden and tour the reconstructed buildings destroyed in the Allied bombing raids of World War II, including the Frauenkirche. Take a full day tour of Leipzig, an important musical city: the birthplace of Richard Wagner; where Johann Sebastian Bach was appointed musical director in 1729; Mendelssohn directed the Gewandhaus Orchestra and founded the Conservatory of Music. Continue on to Meissen, world-famous for its porcelain, and visit its Porcelain Manufactory. We'll end the tour in Prague, visiting Prague Castle and St Vitus Cathedral, the Lesser Town, the Charles Bridge and the Old Town, and attend a professional concert.
The trip includes:
- 9 nights of accommodation
- Breakfast daily plus 5 dinners
- Guided sightseeing tours of Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig, Meissen and Prague
- Guided Transportation throughout the land portion of the tour
- Air transportation by scheduled carrier from Washington to Berlin, returning from Prague
The price per person will be based on current exchange rates and the number of people attending the trip. Based on May 2021 exchange rates, the estimated cost of the trip per person is:
40+ persons: $3,679
50+ persons: $3,535
60+ persons: $3,430