Gala Scenic Opera Tour
A fully escorted tour
19th – 25th November 2017
7 Days – 6 Nights
Enjoy a fantastic opera gala on your first night, featuring baritone Peter Coleman-Wright AO and soprano Cheryl Barker AO!
Your tour companions are rising stars of Australian opera:
Pamela Andrews, Nathan Bryon and Laura Scandizzo
Associate Artists: Amanda Caletti, Christopher Bryg
Download the brochure here, which details the full tour. Truly a music lover’s delight!
Saturday 14 April, 5.45pm for 6pm
St Stephens Uniting Church, Macquarie St, Sydney
Featuring a tour presentation, a performance, and Tasmanian wine and cheeses
Free of charge
A concert of opera arias, duets and trios in historic Holy Trinity Church, Launceston’s premiere performance venue.
A vocal recital of American music, including a performance of Richard Pearson Thomas’ Race for the Sky for soprano and violin, in beautiful St Matthias’ Church, Launceston.
A recital at Clarendon House, the finest example of Georgian architecture in Australia.
A harp recital in Campbelltown’s Anglican Church.
A short recital in the grounds of Christ Church Illawarra.
A private recital with the guest artists and incorporating other talented locals from around the Launceston area.
Bagpipes played across the sea during a viewing of the rugged coastline from Table Cape.
A short recital in magnificent Highfield House, Stanley.
Opera in the Tarkine.
A lone piper playing at the Edge of the World plaque which looks west across the Great southern Ocean and towards South Africa, and then on to Port Stanley. This is the most westerly point of Tasmania.
Travel from Launceston through the Tamar Valley to where the Tamar River meets Bass Strait.
Historic Low Head Pilot Station (including a poetry reading!).
Travel across the Batman Bridge to the Goaty Hill Winery for a wine tasting and light lunch featuring Tasmanian produce and cheese platters.
The town of Beaconsfield, Seahorse World and the Platypus House at Beauty Point.
The town of Evandale where an annual Penny Farthing bicycle race is held every February.
Clarendon House south of Evandale, the finest example of Georgian architecture in Australia.
Step back in time at Ross, one of the oldest settlements in Tasmania.
See the tree carvings near the Red Bridge at Campbelltown.
The small rural town of Longford, where the clock set in the tower of Christ Church was a gift from King George IV.
The magnificent Cataract Gorge in the heart of Launceston, with its tranquil cliffs, basin and lawns, and where peacocks roam. Ride the world’s longest single span chairlift across the Gorge.
The picturesque towns of Westbury and Deloraine, set on the Meander River, and the coastal towns of Penguin, Ulverstone and Wynyard.
Stunning views at Table Cape, and on to The Nut, a core of an extinct volcano, which looms above the township of Stanley.
The Arthur River, one of seven major rivers in Tasmania, and the only one that is completely wild.
A trip aboard the MV George Robertson and travelling upstream 14km through the Tarkine Wilderness, a pristine World Heritage area.
Gourmet treats at The Makers Workshop for a tasting of Tasmanian cheese and the locally distilled Hellyers Whisky.
Turners Beach Berry Patch for a berry ice-cream…
This tour has been specially designed to combine interaction with our operatic artists and magnificent scenic touring within Tasmania. Your experience will be enhanced by the special talents of Pamela, Laura and Nathan, along with the addition of some local artists.
Per person twin share $2,925.00
Single supplement $405.00
Deposit (per person) $500 at time of booking
Final payment due by 16th October 2017
Tour group size: 20 people
Tour price is all inclusive of morning tea, lunch, breakfast and dinner served in the accommodation’s dining room. Entrance fees and events as detailed. Accommodation is of 4+ star rating. Travel in luxury touring coach. Air travel, Sydney/Launceston/Sydney, included in tour price. Exclusions/Terms and Conditions as listed on www.landvy.com including cancellation schedule.
Land Voyages Pty Ltd ABN 38 062 788 792
30 Upton Street, Launceston TAS 7250
Phone (03) 6331 8551