18425
Germany/Czech Republic/Austria
Great Composers of Europe
Deepen your appreciation of Europe’s greatest composers—Mozart, Haydn, Dvorak and more —as you explore the cities that inspired them and hear their music at historic and notable venues.
Rating (4.8)
Program No. 18425XWH
Length
15 days
Starts at
4,159
Flights start at
1,050
Getting There
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At a Glance

Vienna, Munich and Prague can lay claim to some of the greatest composers of all time: Mozart, Haydn, Wagner, Strauss, Dvorak and more. Walk in these geniuses’ footsteps, listen to their masterpieces, and experience the breathtaking beauty of the three European cities that inspired them. This journey takes you to magnificent theater houses, workspaces of today’s musicians and, most importantly, deep into the music itself.
Activity Level
Active
Walking and standing for up to 2.5 hours during field trips, mostly on downtown city streets with some cobblestones; use of public transportation.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Attend a concert of works by the great composers of Vienna, one of the leading cities for classical music.
  • Go backstage at the Estates Theatre in Prague, known as the jewel of neoclassical theater architecture.
  • Explore the lovely Alpine city of Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace.
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Julia Auer
Julia Auer is an unusually versatile performer. After studying musicology at the University of Vienna she also completed her studies of the flute and musical pedagogy at the University of Music. She has devoted much of her time and interest to intensive research in historical sources and instruments, and she is a member of several Early Music groups. Julia now performs on a variety of flute instruments and is working on a thesis concerning orchestral instrumentation in the 18th century.
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