Join Performance Today host Fred Child April 2 – 12, 2019, on a privately chartered small ship river cruise with fellow classical music enthusiasts, garden lovers and history buffs. Your river cruise begins and ends in Amsterdam with a concert at the famous Royal Concertgebouw. You’ll journey to Ghent, Bruges, Arnhem and Utrecht and enjoy the colorful gardens and music of Holland and Belgium. From Kinderdijk’s iconic windmills to a captivating tour of the WWI trenches of Flanders; from the beautiful gardens of Keukenhof to the famed works of Rembrandt and van Gogh, all the while enjoying a robust program of classical music performances, private recitals and “Perf Chats” with a special Performance Today artist-in-residence.
Fred Child is the host of American Public Media’s Performance Today®, the most-listened-to classical music radio show in America. Fred is also the commentator and announcer for Live from Lincoln Center, the only live performing arts series on television. In recent years, Fred has hosted a series of unique live national concert broadcasts, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s opening concerts from Walt Disney Hall, Gustavo Dudamel’s debut with the LA Philharmonic, season-opening concerts at Carnegie Hall, the Berlin Philharmonic live at Carnegie Hall, the Last Night of the Proms from the Royal Albert Hall in London, New Year’s concerts by the New York Philharmonic, Seiji Ozawa’s final concert with the Boston Symphony at Tanglewood, and the ground-breaking “Spring for Music” concerts from Carnegie Hall. He has given concert talks for Lincoln Center, the Aspen Festival and Summerfest La Jolla; his CD reviews have appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered; and his music reports have appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. He’s been a contributor to Billboard magazine and a commentator for BBC Radio 3. While growing up in Portland, Oregon, Fred studied classical piano. He also dabbles in guitar, percussion and bagpipes. Fred loves baseball (throws right, bats left) and is an avid hiker, climber, skier, cyclist and runner and a licensed private pilot. This will be the sixth Performance Today Fred has hosted.
|Double Cabin Category||Per Person Before Discount||Deposit by Sept. 1, and Each Save||Pay Final Balance by Check and Save||Price with Discount|
|A (Mozart Deck)||$6,199||-$600||-$100||$5,499|
|B (Strauss Deck)||$5,499||-$500||-$100||$4,899|
|C (Haydn Deck)||$4,799||-$400||-$100||$4,299|
Cabin prices quoted are per person and based on double occupancy. Single travelers on C-deck cabins add $800 Single Supplement; single travelers in A & B deck cabins, add $1,350 to cabin price. Space is limited. Call for single rates on suites.