Now in its 34th year!
Join Dr. David Stanley-Porter on these thoughtfully planned tours and explore the ever-exciting world of opera and classical music in historic and new opera houses and concert halls in North America and Europe. Booking opens September 2015 (itinerary and accommodation TBD).
April 5 – 12, 2016
A mini RICHARD STRAUSS festival: Salome, Elektra, Die Liebe der Danae, Die Aegyptishe Helena, Der Rosenkavalier
Philharmonie: Berlin Staatskapelle RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 De Falla The Three-Cornered Hat
April 29 – May 6, 2016
Washington National Opera WAGNER Der Ring des Nibelungen
TBD - May 2016
Operas, concerts, and extensive sight-seeing in the historic cities of Pilsen, Ceske Budejavice, and Prague.
May 29 – June 6, 2016
Wiener Staatsoper VERDI Don Carlo and Simon Boccanegra STRAUSS Der Rosenkavalier Ballet: Don Quixote
Wiener Konzerthaus: Wiener Symphoniker
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 MAHLER Symphony No. 1
June 27 – July 1, 2016 JANÁČEK Jenůfa VERDI Don Carlo MAHLER Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
For up-to-date information (including tour changes and newly announced tours), please visit our website at coc.ca/Operatours. For full booking information please e-mail email@example.com OR send a SEPARATE, self-addressed, stamped envelope (#10 business-size) for each tour that interests you to:
COC Operatours c/o Merit Travel 114–101 Cherryhill Blvd London, ON N6H 4S4
COC Operatours have been organized and conducted by Dr. David Stanley-Porter since 1981.
Golden Circle, President’s Council and Friends of the COC members receive priority enrolment.
Information on giving opportunities, including joining one of our membership programs, can be found on our website at coc.ca or by phoning the COC Donation Office at 416-847-4949.
All dates, content and tours are subject to change and/or cancellation.
Spaces may become available on sold-out tours. If you are interested in attending, please contact us to be added to the waiting list.
A scene from The Journey to Rheims. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2002
Purchase tickets for $22 to all of our operas!