Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

UoYMS Austria New Year Tour

Music Society

UoYMS Austria New Year Tour

Starts: 02 January 2020 00:00 am

Ends: 06 January 2020 15:00 pm

Location: Vienna & Salzburg

For our first international tour, we are planning to go all out! We will be visiting two of the most impressive cities in the world, with enormous cultural importance: Vienna and Salzburg.

There are only around 40 places available, with certain musical personnel required (for repertoire reasons). To secure a space on the tour, you need to pay a £150 deposit. Please make sure that you have been in touch with Clark about your role on the tour before you pay your deposit.

Rehearsals before the tour in first term are compulsory.

 

Projected total cost per person: £400

 

Provisional Itinerary (this is subject to change)

Thursday 2nd January 2020

  • 0415(GMT): Depart York (coach)

  • 0600: Arrive at Manchester Airport; meet others not on York transport; check-in

  • 0735: U21979 EasyJet Flight to Vienna (£~80pp)

  • 1005/1105(CEST): Arrive into Vienna Airport

  • 1115: Travel to accommodation in city centre (train/bus: Vienna Pass [89€/2 days])

  • 1200: Drop off bags

  • 1200–1700: Free time to explore (benefits of Vienna Pass) – buy own food

    • Suggested: Natural History Museum; Kunsthistorische Museum; Albertina.

  • 1700: Reconvene; travel to restaurant and eat together (on Society?)

  • 1930: Travel to Imperial Hall: Vienna Royal Orchestra Concert (50€pp)

  • 2200: Return to accommodation

  • 2230: Sleep

 

Friday 3rd January 2020

  • 0800: Breakfast

  • 0900: Travel to Schönbrunn Palace

  • 0930: Arrive at Palace (free entry with Vienna Pass)

  • 0930–1200: Time to explore Palace

  • 1200: Lunch at Palace

  • 1300: Travel to Concert Venue 1 (St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna?)

  • 1400: Arrive at Concert Venue 1 (St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna?)

  • 1400: Rehearsal

  • 1600: Break

  • 1700: Rehearsal

  • 1800: Food

  • 1930: Concert (format 1)

  • 2200: Return to accommodation

  • 2230: Pub/sleep

 

Saturday 4th January 2020

  • 0800: Breakfast

  • 0900: Depart accommodation (coach)

  • 1100: Arrive at Melk Abbey

  • 1100: Guided tour

  • 1230: Informal (unaccompanied?) choral performance

  • 1300: Lunch

  • 1330: Free time to explore Abbey

  • 1400: Depart abbey (coach)

  • 1630: Arrive into Salzburg

  • 1700: Check into accommodation; deposit bags

  • 1800: Reconvene; travel to restaurant and eat together (on Society?)

  • Theatre concert? Nutcracker? Hansel und Gretel?

  • 2200: Return to accommodation

  • 2230: Pub/sleep

 

Sunday 5th January 2020

  • 0800: Breakfast

  • 0930: Rehearsal

  • 1130: Mass in English (Salzburg Cathedral)?

  • 1300: Lunch

  • 1400: Rehearsal

  • 1600: Break

  • 1700: Rehearsal

  • 1800: Food

  • 1930: Concert (format 2)

  • 2200: Return to accommodation

  • 2230: Pub/sleep

 

Monday 6th January 2020

  • 0800: Breakfast

  • 0900: Free time to explore Salzburg (benefits of Salzburg Card [25€/1 day])

  • 1300: Depart Salzburg city (using public transport, benefit of Salzburg Card)

  • 1400: Arrive at Salzburg Airport

  • 1545: Flight to Manchester, via Dusseldorf (£~80pp)

  • 1915: Arrive into Manchester Airport

  • 2000: Travel to York (coach)

  • 2200: Arrive into York


TICKETS

Final Payment - £251.00

Once you have paid your deposit and secured your place on the UoYMS Tour, the final payment of £250 is due before the end of term.

Please login to purchase 1 ticket(s) per person.

 

Deposit - £151.00

This £150 deposit (plus £1 booking fee) will secure your place on the UoYMS Austria Tour.

It is pivotal that you speak to Clark about your role on the tour before you secure your place. We do not want someone to commit to coming and then not have enough to do!

Please login to purchase 1 ticket(s) per person.