Music lovers are in for a treat as the international orchestral world conjures up a perfect storm of star appearances in Tokyo this November.

At a Glance

  • Attend two performances by the Vienna Philharmonic, as well as by the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Les Siècles
  • Hear the acclaimed Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Andrea Battistoni, the NHK Symphony and the New Japan Philharmonic
  • See performances in a number of fine performing arts venues in and around Tokyo
  • Enjoy the vivid colours of Japan’s mild autumn season
  • Benefit from private, pre-performance talks with your tour leader, music specialist Christopher Lawrence

Join radio broadcaster Christopher Lawrence for no fewer than eight performances of major international orchestras, including the Vienna Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, acclaimed French orchestra Les Siècles, the Tokyo Philharmonic and NHK Symphony Orchestra.

Andris Nelsons conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra performing Richard Strauss’s monumental tone poem, Ein Heldenleben, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9, while the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Andrea Battistoni performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 7. The France-based orchestra Les Siècles, under the direction of François-Xavier Roth, performs Saint-Saëns’s Danse macabre and Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor.

Benefit from private, pre-performance talks and enjoy a curated program of sightseeing in and around Tokyo during one of the most colourful seasons of the year.

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15 – 25 November 2024 (11 days)

Tour leader

Christopher Lawrence

Tour Status

On request

More Details

Tour code: ML2405

Fitness level: Moderate
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