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The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival | Hayllar Music Tours


The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival

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The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival | Hayllar Music Tours


The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival

THE 30TH & FINAL HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL

19–24 NOVEMBER 2019 (6 DAYS) | ATTEND THE FULL HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL INCLUDING EIGHT CONCERTS AND INFORMATIVE TALKS ABOUT THE MUSIC

Attend the 30th and final Huntington Estate Music Festival in beautiful Mudgee, referred to by ABC Classic as “One of the best chamber music festivals in the world”.  Enjoy the full Festival with eight chamber music concerts in the acoustically stunning Barrel Room, dine in the Estate grounds with a selection of the best Huntington wines and enjoy private pre-concert talks with Tour Leader and ABC Presenter Genevieve Lang.

All photos © Amber Creative & Huntington Estate Music Festival

AUD$4,300 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE

LOYALTY CLUB PRICE: AUD$4,085

Deposit AUD$600 per person
Single supplement: AUD$445

Final payment due: 16 September 2019


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Overview | The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival


Overview

Overview | The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival


Overview

performances

  • Eight chamber music concerts as part of the 30th and final Huntington Estate Music Festival.

  • All performances include refreshments beforehand, during the interval, and are followed by lunch or dinner.

OVERVIEW

  • Premium seats to eight outstanding performances in the Huntington Estate Music Festival.

  • Private pre-concert talks with Tour Leader and ABC Presenter Genevieve Lang.

  • Attend In Conversation talks with Festival Artistic Director Carl Vine and musicians performing at the Festival. 

  • Dine in the Estate grounds with Huntington wines, along with a delicious welcome BBQ in the grounds of the Parklands Resort.

  • Five nights staying at the 4-star Parklands Resort, Mudgee.

  • Travel in a small group (maximum 20 people), attend exclusive events and travel by private coach. 

tour leader

Genevieve Lang

In recent years, you might have heard Genevieve Lang on national radio, sharing her love of music as a broadcaster for ABC Classic. Her regular gig is as host of Sunday Recital and Lunchtime Concerts on Mondays and Tuesdays, but you never know where she might pop up in your day or week of listening!

Genevieve’s background is as a professional freelance harpist. She has performed regularly as section and guest principal harpist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and has also enjoyed a long association with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. Genevieve is a founding member of SHE (Seven Harp Ensemble), a group directed by harpist Alice Giles, which is active in commissioning and performing new Australian music. And as a soloist she’s performed with the Tasmanian, West Australian and New Zealand symphony orchestras.

hotel

Parklands Resort, Mudgee

The Parklands Resort is surrounded by over 30 acres of land and beautiful manicured gardens and is only 1 km away from the centre of Mudgee and a short drive from the Huntington Estate Music Festival. Spacious rooms overlook the surrounding grounds and facilities include an indoor swimming pool, tennis court, polo field and stables.

19–24 NOVEMBER 2019 (6 DAYS)

AUD$4,300 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE 

Deposit AUD$600 per person
Single supplement: AUD$445

Final payment due: Monday 16 September 2019


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Itinerary | The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival


Itinerary

Itinerary | The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival


Itinerary

ITINERARY

DAY 1 | TUESDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2019

1ST OF 5 NIGHTS AT PARKLANDS RESORT, MUDGEE

AIRPORT AND CENTRAL STATION, SYDNEY, TO MUDGEE:

Guests are collected by private air-conditioned coach. The coach will make one stop at Central Station in Sydney at 1:30pm and a second stop at Sydney Domestic Airport at 2:00pm.

We travel to Mudgee on our private coach that will be our transport throughout the tour. Mudgee, 261km northwest of Sydney, is an attractive, historic town known for its elegant and well-preserved colonial buildings, such as the sandstone St. Mary's Catholic Church, characterised by Gothic Revival architecture, and the 19th-century Mudgee Post Office, with its arched colonnade. Mudgee is located in the broad fertile valley of the Cudgegong River. We will break our scenic journey across the Blue Mountains at Blackheath, a charming village near the highest point of the mountains, to allow guests time to stretch their legs, visit a café or explore Blackheath’s fascinating antique store.

On arrival in Mudgee we check into Parklands Resort. Set on 30 acres of land and located just 1 km from the centre of Mudgee, rooms are spacious, well equipped and feature a veranda overlooking the resort grounds. The hotel also includes an indoor swimming pool and fitness centre. Parklands Resort is where the artists performing in the festival stay and throughout your time at the hotel you will brush past artists as you enjoy breakfast or wander around the grounds.

This evening we will join our Tour Leader, Genevieve Lang, who will give an introduction to the tour and to the festival. We then enjoy a delicious BBQ in the grounds of the hotel.

DAY 2 | WEDNESDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2019

2ND OF 5 NIGHTS AT PARKLANDS RESORT, MUDGEE

HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL:

This morning our Tour Leader, Genevieve Lang will give a talk about the music we will be hearing at this evening’s concert and at tomorrow’s concerts.

The late morning and early afternoon are free to rest before the festival begins, or you might like to explore beautiful Mudgee, to admire the charming colonial buildings, browse the interesting range of shops and visit the excellent cafes.

In the early evening, we travel to the Huntington Estate for our first In Conversation with Artistic Director, Carl Vine. This is followed by a pre-concert selection of wine and canapés following which we attend the evening concert. Dinner in the estate grounds follows the concert, complete with a selection of Huntington Estate wines. After the concert and dinner our private coach will return us to the hotel.

DAY 3 | THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2019

3RD OF 5 NIGHTS AT PARKLANDS RESORT, MUDGEE

HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL:

Today we enjoy a full day at the Huntington Estate, one of the oldest Vineyards and Wineries in the Mudgee Valley, and rated by Halliday's 2012 Wine Companion as a 5-star winery. All of the Festival concerts are held the Barrel Room of the winery, a space with a unique atmosphere described by Richard Tognetti as having, "one of the greatest acoustics on the planet". The 2019 Festival is the 30th and last Huntington Estate Music Festival, so this opportunity to enjoy great music and excellent wines together is one to make the most of, to be savoured and enjoyed.

Today we attend the morning concert, early evening In Conversation hosted by Carl Vine and evening concert.

All concerts include generous interval refreshments and are followed by meals (lunch and dinner) and a selection of the best Huntington Estate wines. Evening concerts are preceded by a choice of canapés and wines, with the full wine service continuing through the concert interval and afterwards with dinner.

DAY 4 | FRIDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2019

4TH OF 5 NIGHTS AT PARKLANDS RESORT, MUDGEE

HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL:

This morning our Tour Leader, Genevieve Lang will give a talk about the music we will be hearing at today’s morning and evening concerts.

We then set off for the nearby Huntington Estate to enjoy this morning’s concert, followed by refreshments and lunch before returning to the hotel to rest. Some guests might like to make the most of some free time by popping into the nearby town of Mudgee to explore its shops, cafés and historic buildings.

In the early evening we return to the Huntington Estate to enjoy another In Conversation with Artistic Director Carl Vine, followed by an evening performance in the Barrel Room. Once again, the concert is preceded by refreshments and canapés and followed by dinner. We then return to our hotel.

DAY 5 | SATURDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2019

5TH OF 5 NIGHTS AT PARKLANDS RESORT, MUDGEE

HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL:

This morning we will attend a talk by Genevieve Lang about the music we will hear at today’s concerts and the final concert tomorrow morning.

We then enjoy our final full day at the final Huntington Estate Music Festival with the morning performance, the In Conversation with Carl Vine and the evening performance. Lunch, canapés and dinner will be served, along with a selection of Huntington Estate wines.

Following our final evening performance, we return to our hotel.

DAY 6 | SUNDAY 24 NOVEMBER 2019

MUDGEE TO CENTRAL STATION AND AIRPORT, SYDNEY

FINAL MORNING AT THE HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL, TRAVEL MUDGEE TO SYDNEY:

In the morning we will attend the final farewell concert of the final Huntington Estate Music Festival, which will be followed by lunch.

We then bid a fond farewell to the Huntington Estate Music Festival and travel in our private coach to Sydney. Our coach will make one stop at Central Station in Sydney and one stop at Sydney’s Domestic Airport.


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Inclusions | The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival


Inclusions

Inclusions | The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival


Inclusions

INCLUSIONS

19–24 NOVEMBER 2019 (6 DAYS)

AUD$4,300 PER PERSON TWIN SHARE 

Deposit AUD$600 per person
Single supplement: AUD$445

Final payment due: Monday 16 September 2019

INCLUSIONS:

  • Performances: Premium tickets for eight performances at the Huntington Estate Music Festival.

  • Tour Leader: Tour leadership and talks about the music by ABC Presenter and music expert Genevieve Lang.

  • Hotel: Five nights’ at Parklands Resort, Mudgee.

  • Travel: Travel by private air-conditioned coach throughout the tour.

  • Meals/Drinks: Breakfast each morning, five lunches, five dinners, canapés and wine.

  • 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

  • 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 20 people.

FITNESS LEVEL REQUIRED - LEVEL 1

All members of the group must feel comfortable walking, standing for long periods of time and embarking/disembarking coaches.

BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS

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Booking | The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival


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Booking | The 30th & Final Huntington Estate Music Festival


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THE 30TH & FINAL HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL

DEPOSIT ONLY | AUD$600 PER PERSON

19–24 NOVEMBER 2019 (6 DAYS) | ATTEND THE FULL HUNTINGTON ESTATE MUSIC FESTIVAL INCLUDING EIGHT CONCERTS AND INFORMATIVE TALKS ABOUT THE MUSIC

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