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Intro | Music at the Adelaide Festival


Music at the Adelaide Festival

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Intro | Music at the Adelaide Festival


Music at the Adelaide Festival


Music at the Adelaide Festival 

5–9 MARCH 2018 | TWO PERFORMANCES, INSIGHTFUL TALKS & A DAY EXPLORING THE BAROSSA VALLEY

Visit the Adelaide Festival, one of the world’s great arts events, and attend Glyndebourne Festival Opera's production of Brett Dean's Hamlet directed by Neil Armfield, and a chamber music performance at UKARIA Cultural Centre, the spectacular concert hall in the Adelaide Hills, featuring the Australian String Quartet, Daniel de Borah and Sharon Grigoryan. 

Enjoy private guided tours of the Art Gallery of South Australia, of the David Roche Foundation House and Museum, and of wineries in the beautiful Barossa Valley. Indulge in gourmet meals and explore some of the many stimulating activities occurring in the festival city.

AUD$2680 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE  

Deposit AUD$600 per person
Single supplement: AUD$390

Final payment due: 2 January 2018

PLACES Limited

tour leader

Anna Goldsworthy

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Overview | Music at the Adelaide Festival


Overview

Overview | Music at the Adelaide Festival


Overview

performances

  • Glyndebourne Festival Opera's production of Brett Dean's Hamlet directed by Neil Armfield.

  • Compassion: Chamber Landscapes at UKARIA Cultural Centre, the spectacular concert hall for chamber music in the Adelaide Hills, featuring:

    Golijov Tenebrae
    Australian String Quartet

    Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 7
    Daniel de Borah (Piano)

    Pärt Spiegel Im Spiegel
    Sharon Grigoryan (Cello)
    Daniel de Borah (Piano)

    Strauss Metamorphosen
    Australian String Quartet and Friends

  • An optional performance at the Adelaide Town Hall with internationally renowned Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter

OVERVIEW

  • Premium seats to two outstanding performances in the Adelaide Festival.

  • Background talks by Anna Goldsworthy on the music we will hear.   

  • A private Q&A with Anna Goldsworthy, composer Brett Dean, and Rachel Healy, Co-Artistic Director of the Adelaide Festival.

  • A private guided tour of the David Roche Foundation House and Museum, of the Art Gallery of South Australia and a day exploring wineries in the beautiful Barossa Valley

  • A gourmet three-course welcome dinner, a delicious two-course lunch in the Barossa Valley, a two-course lunch at the Art Gallery of South Australia and a drinks and canapé function at UKARIA Cultural Centre

  • Four nights staying at the luxurious and centrally located 5-star InterContinental Adelaide.

  • Travel in a small group (maximum 22 people), attend exclusive events, travel by private coach and enjoy fine dining. 

tour leader

Described by The Australian as a ‘musical ambassador,’ Anna Goldsworthy is one of Australia’s most acclaimed and versatile musicians. As a piano soloist, she has performed extensively throughout Australia and internationally, and as a chamber musician she is a founding member of Seraphim Trio. Anna’s literary publications include the memoirs Piano Lessons and Welcome to Your New Life, as well as the Quarterly Essay Unfinished Business. Anna records for the ABC Classics label. Her most recent CD is ‘Beethoven Piano Trios’ with Seraphim Trio, released in February 2016. She is currently a Lecturer in Ensemble at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, a Research Fellow at the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at the University of Adelaide, and the Kenneth Moore Memorial Music Scholar at Janet Clarke Hall.

Musical highlights of 2017 include solo appearances at the Melbourne Recital Centre and with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra; a nine-city solo piano tour of China; Seraphim Trio’s Australian concert season celebrating the history of the piano trio; and Seraphim Trio’s London debut. Anna will also curate the mini-festival ‘Chamber Landscapes’ for the 2017 Adelaide Festival, and edit Best Australian Essays 2017.

hotel

InterContinental Adelaide

This luxurious, elegant 5-star hotel offers city centre accommodation and is conveniently located beside the banks of the River Torrens. It is a quick walk from the hotel door to the cultural area of North Terrace, and it is less than five minutes’ walk to Rundle Mall. There is a heated outdoor pool and fitness centre. A delicious full buffet breakfast is served each morning.

5–9 MARCH 2018

AUD$2680 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE 

Deposit AUD$600 per person
Single supplement: AUD$390

Final payment due: 2 January 2018

PLACES Limited

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Itinerary | Music at the Adelaide Festival


Itinerary

Itinerary | Music at the Adelaide Festival


Itinerary

ITINERARY

DAY 1 | MONDAY 5 MARCH 2018

1ST OF 4 NIGHTS AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL ADELAIDE

ARRIVE ADELAIDE:

Guests arrive at the hotel. We recommend arriving from 2:00pm. 

In the early evening we enjoy welcome drinks with our Tour Leader, Anna Goldsworthy and are given an introduction to the tour and a talk on Brett Dean's Hamlet which we will hear the following evening as part of the Adelaide Festival. We then enjoy a delicious three-course welcome dinner at an award-winning restaurant.

DAY 2 | TUESDAY 6 MARCH 2018

2ND OF 4 NIGHTS AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL ADELAIDE

ADELAIDE:

In the morning we will have a guided tour of the David Roche Foundation House and Museum, which is comprised of the collection exhibited in David Roche’s home, Fermoy, and in the newly designed exhibition building next door. One of the greatest decorative arts collections in a private institution in Australia, it spans the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and includes European furniture, ceramics, metal ware, clocks and paintings. On our tour we enjoy the sumptuous house interiors crammed with objects collected over a lifetime and admire individual objects of art displayed in the museum.

In the late afternoon we have the privilege of attending a private Q&A with Anna Goldsworthy, composer Brett Dean and Rachel Healy, Co-Artistic Director of the Adelaide Festival. Following the Q&A we will attend the final performance of Glyndebourne Festival Opera's production of Brett Dean's Hamlet directed by Neil Armfield.

DAY 3 | WEDNESDAY 7 MARCH 2018

3RD OF 4 NIGHTS AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL ADELAIDE

DAY TRIP TO THE BAROSSA VALLEY:

Today we enjoy a relaxing day trip to the famous wine growing and winemaking district of the Barossa Valley. We are collected at our hotel by private coach and driven to the beautiful countryside and picturesque vineyards of the Barossa. We will visit cellar doors and enjoy a delicious two-course lunch with wine. During our journey we will also visit the quaint town of Tanunda. 

This evening there will be the option of attending an additional performance at the Adelaide Festival, Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter in recital. 

DAY 4 | THURSDAY 8 MARCH 2018

4TH OF 4 NIGHTS AT THE INTERCONTINENTAL ADELAIDE

ADELAIDE:

In the morning we will go on a guided tour of the Art Gallery of South Australia. Housed in one of Adelaide’s most beautiful buildings, this is one of Australia’s great art collections, with over 35,000 works of art. It is renowned for its collections of Australian art, notably indigenous Australian and colonial art, British art, including a large collection of Pre-Raphaelite works, and Japanese art. The Art Gallery welcomed close to 800,000 visitors last year. Our tour will take us to visit some of the gallery’s most notable works. Following the tour we will enjoy a two-course lunch at the Art Gallery of South Australia. 

The afternoon is free for us to visit any aspect we may choose of Adelaide and the festival. The Adelaide Writers' Week, a free six-day event, takes place in the Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden, a shady lawn on the edge of the Torrens River. You might consider strolling to this delightful spot, finding a chair and tuning in to the creative storytelling and philosophical discussions by writers of a wide range of genres.

In the late afternoon we travel to UKARIA Cultural Centre, with its acoustic excellence and sweeping views to the Mount Barker summit. We have a talk on this evening's performance with our Tour Leader, Anna Goldsworthy, following which we enjoy a drinks and canapé function in this beautiful venue. The function will be followed by a performance in the festival. Performers include the Australian String Quartet, Daniel de Borah and Sharon Grigoryan.

DAY 5 | FRIDAY 9 MARCH 2018

Following our final buffet breakfast at the hotel, the tour concludes.

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Inclusions | Music at the Adelaide Festival


Inclusions

Inclusions | Music at the Adelaide Festival


Inclusions

INCLUSIONS

5–9 MARCH 2018

AUD$2680 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE 

Deposit AUD$600 per person
Single supplement: AUD$390

Final payment due: 2 January 2018

INCLUSIONS:

  • Performances: Premium tickets for two performances at the Adelaide Festival. Glyndebourne Festival Opera's production of Brett Dean's Hamlet directed by Neil Armfield, and a second performance at the festival which will be announced in the coming months.

  • Tour Leader and Talks: Tour leadership and background talks by Anna Goldsworthy.

  • Hotel: 4 nights’ accommodation at the five-star InterContinental Adelaide. Porterage of one piece of luggage at the hotel.

  • Travel: Travel by private air-conditioned coach to and from the David Roche Foundation House and Museum and on our day trip to the Barossa Valley. Please note that all other activities are within walking distance of our hotel.

  • Meals/Drinks: Full buffet breakfast each morning, 2 two-course lunches and one three-course dinner, and wine with each meal. 

  • Entry Fees and Guided Tours: Entrance fees for museums and art galleries as stated in your itinerary. Expert local guides will be used at some sites.

  • Tips: Tips for drivers, local guides and for meals included in your itinerary.

  • Information Pack: Comprehensive pre-tour information pack. 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • International/Domestic Travel: Hayllar Music Tours can provide you with a quote. Phone +61 (0) 2 8091 2545 or email contact@hayllarmusictours.com

  • Airport Transfers: Transfers to/from airport and hotel at the beginning and end of tours. These can be arranged at an additional cost.

  • Special Taxes: Special taxes and airport levies that can only be paid in cash at the destination. We will endeavour to advise you of these charges (if any) before you depart.

  • Travel Insurance: Please note that travel insurance is recommended for tours within Australia. Hayllar Music Tours can organise your travel insurance for you. Please contact them at phone +61 (0) 2 8091 2545 or email contact@hayllarmusictours.com

  • Meals: Lunches and dinners not nominated in your itinerary.

  • Personal Expenses: Personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls and mini-bar. 

  • Activities in Free Time: Costs associated with any activities suggested for you in your free time. 

SMALL GROUP SIZE

The tour will operate with 8 people. The maximum number on the tour will be 22 people.

FITNESS LEVEL REQUIRED - LEVEL 1

All members of the group must feel comfortable walking for one to two hours, standing for up to two hours in museums, art galleries etc and embarking/disembarking coaches.

BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS

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5–9 MARCH 2018 | TWO PERFORMANCES, INSIGHTFUL TALKS & A DAY EXPLORING THE BAROSSA VALLEY

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