Calling all classical music enthusiasts – as well as lovers of food, wine, art and history! Join Performance Today host Fred Child for 2023 Classical Cruise to Portugal and Spain! This exclusive PERFORMANCE TODAY voyage begins in Lisbon, where you’ll be immersed in Portugal’s diverse heritage. The fun continues as you travel north to charming Porto via Portugal’s oldest university town, Coimbra. Savor traditional Portuguese cuisine in a seaside café and lose yourself in the cobblestone streets of Porto’s medieval center before boarding the privately-chartered, newly built MS Amalia Rodrigues for a stunning seven-night classical cruise highlighting Portugal and Spain’s extraordinary cultural heritage with our own customized live classical performances.
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.
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!