Short Breaks

Feel like a short break?
This unique collection of tours is for those who need a short break, closer to home. Discover a selection of journeys combining festivals, cultural activities and special events in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Sydney Opera and Music Weekend

CARMEN ON THE HARBOUR, SYDNEY SYMPHONY AND MUSICA VIVA FESTIVAL

with Marshall McGuire

20–24 April 2017 (5 days)

**DEPARTING SOON**

ASQ Weekend of Music

CHAMBER MUSIC IN THE MARGARET RIVER

with Alan Dodge

21–24 April 2017 (4 days)

**DEPARTING SOON**

Van Gogh and the Seasons #1

NGV WINTER MASTERPIECES

with Christopher Allen

12–14 May 2017 (3 days)

**SOLD OUT!**

Van Gogh and the Seasons #2

NGV WINTER MASTERPIECES

with Christopher Allen

13–15 May 2017 (3 days)

**LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE**

Van Gogh and the Seasons #3

NGV WINTER MASTERPIECES

with John McDonald

23–25 June 2017 (3 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

The Royal Ballet in Brisbane

AND A SOJOURN ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

with Valerie Lawson

01–06 July 2017 (6 days)

Britain’s flagship ballet company is coming to Brisbane!

Verdi’s Requiem and Wagner’s Parsifal

AT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

with Peter Bassett

10–13 August 2017 (4 days)

Treat yourself to a star-studded weekend of opera and music at the Sydney Opera House!

Carmen in Hobart

A WEEKEND WITH VICTORIAN OPERA AND TASMANIAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

with Louise O’Loughlin

11–13 August 2017 (3 days)

In 2017 Victorian Opera (VO) is teaming up with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO) to present a star-studded one-night only concert performance of Bizet’s opera…

Wagner and Beyond

WASO AT THE PERTH CONCERT HALL

with Alan Dodge

06–10 September 2017 (5 days)

In the lead up to the orchestra’s 90th birthday in 2018, in 2017 West Australian Symphony Orchestra embarks on a two-year journey of discovery of…

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©

AT THE ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE

with The Australian Ballet

26–28 September 2017 (3 days)

When Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© arrived on the stage in 2011 with a burst of colour, theatrical magic and inventive choreography, it was…

Opera, Music and the Arts in NZ

FEATURING NZ OPERA, SYMPHONY AND WORLD OF WEARABLE ART

with Christopher Lawrence

05–09 October 2017 (5 days)

**Book now and and receive a case of fine New Zealand wines. Offer expires 31 March**

The Ubud Writers Festival

THOUGHTS, WORDS AND SIGHTS IN BALI

with Robin de Crespigny

22–30 October 2017 (9 days)

**INCLUDES FLIGHTS FROM AUSTRALIA**

Evandale Spring Music Festival

AND PRIVATE GARDENS OF NORTHERN TASMANIA

with Christopher Lawrence

25–29 October 2017 (5 days)

You are invited to be part of the inaugural Evandale Spring Music Festival, a feast of fine classical music, gourmet cuisine and historic homes and…

Food and Wine in Central Otago

A GOURMET EXPERIENCE IN AND AROUND QUEENSTOWN

with Peter Bourne

03–07 November 2017 (5 days)

**Book now and and receive a case of fine New Zealand wines. Offer expires 31 March**

ANAM Concerto Competition

FINALS IN HOBART WITH THE TSO

with Susanne Sweetland

17–19 November 2017 (3 days)

Join Sue Sweetland and a group of ANAM supporters for the 2017 Final, featuring three outstanding ANAM musicians performing in concert with the Tasmanian Symphony…

William Morris in Adelaide

ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

with Michele Hill

08–14 April 2018 (7 days)

Three tour dates available: 08–14 April, 29 April–05 May or 25 September–01 October 2018.

William Morris in Adelaide

ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

with Michele Hill

29 April – 05 May 2018 (7 days)

Three tour dates available: 08–14 April, 29 April–05 May or 25 September–01 October 2018.

William Morris in Adelaide

ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

with Michele Hill

25 September – 01 October 2018 (7 days)

Three tour dates available: 08–14 April, 29 April–05 May or 25 September–01 October 2018.