Performance Today ®

A floating festival through four countries with Performance Today ®

SOLD OUT! Along The Rhine with Performance Today

You are cordially invited to celebrate the life and music of Ludwig van Beethoven and composers of the region with Performance Today ® host Fred Child. Designed for lovers of nature, culture and, of course, classical music, this customized adventure of food, music, art and sheer fun will thrill you. Enjoy live performances in special event spaces and venues. As we cruise the Rhine River through Holland, Germany, France and Switzerland on our privately chartered river ship, we’ll enjoy intimate classical music “Perf Chats” with PT Artists in Residence violinist Blake Pouliot and pianist Aleksandra Kasman. Stroll through festive village streets and sip delicious wines with the locals in Germany’s Rhine region and in Alsace, France. Enjoy lakeside café views of the towering Alps in Switzerland. Your journey ends on a high note in the High Alps of Switzerland on the shore of beautiful Lake Lucerne.


John Birge

Featuring the Copenhagen Tivoli Festival and Edvard Grieg Festival in Bergen

Summer in Scandinavia 2022

ALMOST SOLD OUT! Join host John Birge of Classical Minnesota Public Radio and fellow classical music lovers to experience the Nordic world of fjords, castles, glaciers, and the legacy of the Vikings on this Minnesota Public Radio and Earthbound Expeditions adventure. Travel by train, ferry, and coach through Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. Ride the world's most scenic railway line to Bergen, tour Danish castles and palaces and attend a classical concert at Tivoli Gardens. See the Danish crown jewels, preserved Viking ships and the warship Vasa, rescued after more than 300 years on the bottom of Stockholm harbor. To top it off, you’ll be treated to a performance at the Edvard Grieg festival in Bergen. This 12 day Minnesota Public Radio classical Scandinavia journey has it all!


Join Minnesota Public Radio and Members of The Minnesota Orchestra

FILLING FAST! 2022 Classical Danube

FILLING FAST! Join friends and fans of Minnesota Public Radio and the Minnesota Orchestra for a historic cruise down the Blue Danube with host Melissa Ousley. Discover world class museums, grand opera houses and celebrated symphony halls of Budapest, Bratislava, Salzburg, Vienna, and Prague! Your journey begins with three included pre-cruise nights in historic Prague. Walk in the footsteps of Dvorak, Smetana and Mozart while in the Czech capital. In Vienna, we’ll celebrate Beethoven, savor Sachertorte in a local café, spend time in one of the many marvelous museums and dine with the locals in a charming wine cellar frequented by the great composers. Enjoy backstage tours and insider experiences. Visit the homes of Liszt, Mozart and Beethoven. Musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra will join us for intimate recitals aboard our private, lux chartered ship.


Angela Davis

A culturally rich adventure from Minnesota Public Radio

South Africa with Angela Davis

Join MPR News Host Angela Davis for an experience of a lifetime to a destination unlike any other exploring the fascinating culture, history and habitats of South Africa. Guests will visit Nelson Mandela’s former home in the culturally rich township of SOWETO and explore it’s turbulent and fascinating history. The trip will also include a special visit to Mandela’s prison on Robben Island on a tour led by an ex-political prisoner. Guests will visit Cape Town, Cape Winelands and enjoy four open-jeep safari drives into the Africa bush to view lions, giraffes, rhinos, elephants and so much more!