Tailor-made Holidays for lovers of Opera, Operetta and Classical Music
What's On and Where
Below is a summary of just some of the musical treats that can be enjoyed in Austria, Germany and Budapest
(and elsewhere) in 2017...
*NEW PRODUCTION of KALMAN's "Jazz-Operetta" - "The Duchess of Chicago" is in repertoire at the Budapest Operetta Theatre in 2016-17 Click here for details of holidays in Budapest. * ANDRE RIEU CONCERTS
will be performed in various countries in 2016-17. We can arrange tickets, accommodation, transfers and excursions for you. Click here for more details.
* LEHAR FESTIVAL, BAD ISCHL, Summer 2017
"The Merry Widow" Operetta by Franz Lehar; "Season in Salzburg" Operetta by Fred Raimond, and a semi-staged production of Kalman's rarely performed Operetta "Kaiserin Josephine" are to be performed at the Lehar Operetta Festival in Bad Ischl, Summer 2017. There will also be various other concerts and events throughout July and August. Escorted and Non-Escorted holidays are available. Click here for more information.
* BADEN OPERETTA FESTIVAL, Summer 2017
The Summer Operetta Festival in Baden near Vienna, will include fully staged Operetta productions in summer 2017 - the ever popular satirical Opera Bouffe "Orpheus in the Underworld" By Jacques Offenbach, and Franz Lehar's Beautifully lyric romantic Operetta "The Tsarevich". There will also be a production of "Grand Hotel" (Musical by Forrest and Wright) and a series of concerts. This Festival is one of our most popular events. Productions are always of a high musical and artistic standard and are usually traditional in style, beautifully costumed and have excellent choreography from a professional ballet troupe. This Festival can be visited as part of a holiday in Baden (Escorted or Non-Escorted) or a City Break in Vienna. Click here for details.
* DRESDEN OPERETTA THEATRE and DRESDEN SEMPER OPERA
The Operetta Theatre in Dresden (Germany) features a full programme of Operetta and Musicals throughout the year. The magnificent Semperoper in Dresden offers a full programme of Opera and concerts. Click here for more information.
* BREGENZ OPERA FESTIVAL, Summer 2017
Bizet's Opera "Carmen" is to be performed as the main production at the Bregenz International Opera Festival on Lake Constanz in Summer 2016. Bregenz can be visited independently or as part of a two centre holiday in Vienna, Bad Ischl or Baden.
* ST MARGARETHEN OPERA FESTIVAL, Summer 2017
This year's summer Festival will feature a production of Verdi's Opera "Rigoletto". St Margarethen (near Eisenstadt) can be visited as part of a holiday in Baden (Escorted or Non-Escorted) or a City Break in Vienna.
* MORBISCH OPERETTA FESTIVAL, Summer 2017
The Lakeside Festival at Morbisch will feature a spectacular production of "Der Vogelhandler" ("The Bird Seller") by Carl Zeller. This Festival can be visited as part of a holiday in Baden (Escorted or Non-Escorted) or a City Break in Vienna.
* SUMMER OPERA IN VIENNA, 2017
Rossini's Comic Opera "Le Comte Ory" is to be performed at the Summer Opera Festival at Klosterneuberg Abbey near Vienna.
The magnificent Court Theatre at Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna (formerly the private opera house for the Austrian Royal Family) will feature a season of Mozart's Opera "The Marriage of Figaro". Performances at both of these Festivals can be visited as part of a holiday in Baden (Escorted or Non-Escorted) or a City Break in Vienna.
* VIENNA OPERA, OPERETTA and CONCERTS
There is a wealth of Opera, Operetta and Concerts in Vienna all year round. The main season for the Vienna State Opera and the Vienna Volksoper runs from September to June. Holiday and breaks in Vienna can be taken at any time of year. Vienna can also easily be visited whilst staying in Baden.
* BUDAPEST OPERA, OPERETTA and CONCERTS
The 2016 -17 Season for the Hungarian State Opera and Budapest Operetta Theatre runs from September to July. Holidays and breaks in Budapest can be taken at any time of year.
* THEATER AN DER WIEN, VIENNA
Opera performances at the historic Theater an der Wien in Vienna can be enjoyed throughout the year. It is possible to visit the Theater an der Wien as part of a City Break in Vienna at any time of year.
* OPERA, OPERETTA AND CONCERTS ELSEWHERE
If you are interested in Opera / Operetta Festivals, Concerts and events in other countries or venues not listed above we can assist with booking tickets, accommodation, transportation, sightseeing tours, excursions and other activities on request. Click here for more details.
To see some of the wonderful locations that can be visited on our holidays, please view our musical slideshow.