The Best of Classical Germany: Music of Berlin, Leipzig & Dresden

Find out why Germany has a history of music like no other as you discover world-famous concert halls and attend high-caliber performances on this perfectly composed adventure.
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Program No. 23382RJ
13 days
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At a Glance

Immerse yourself in the unparalleled musical heritage of Germany, home of brilliant composers and stunning temples to art and acoustics. In the culturally rich metropolis of Berlin and the musical hotbeds of Leipzig and Dresden, attend concerts, chat with musicians, discover historic music halls and follow your personal interests in your independent exploration.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to 1.6 miles at different sites; standing, climbing flights of stairs. Getting on/off motor coach several times; short walks to and standing at field trip sites; cobblestones.
Small Group
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 high-caliber musical performances at notable venues in Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden, and enjoy special opportunities to meet with musicians.
  • Lively presentations illuminate the lives of German composers including Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Carl Maria von Weber and Richard Wagner.
  • Plenty of free time allows you to explore independently and attend additional performances. Your Group Leader will offer advice and directions.

General Notes

Performances vary by departure date. Program includes independent time to explore the city and several meals on your own. Group Leaders will provide directions for self-directed excursions. Suggestions for free-time activities provided in preparatory materials.
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Wolf Refardt
An expert on the military history of the 19th and 20th centuries, Wolf Refardt enjoys sharing his knowledge during his lectures and classes on the events of the Cold War. Wolf has published papers on themes that range from Sepulchral culture in enlightened absolutism to the development of public welfare in Brandenburg, and to the history of battles that took place during World War II.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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