Tours en l'air organizes ballet-themed escorted holidays to see the best companies perform great ballets in beautiful places. You can join a trip from anywhere. A highly knowledgeable balletomane who has enjoyed 100s of performances in over 20 cities around the world,I speak English, French, and German, and am a Travel Industry Council of Ontario certified Travel Counsellor. I also teach ballet appreciation courses. Twitter: @thewordlady Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katherine.barber.37
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

2018 Tours en l'air Ballet trips



Although some companies have not yet announced their 2017-18 seasons, Tours en l'air has identified some great ballet travel opportunities for 2018. Please see below, and do let me know if any of them tempt you.

2018

March 12 - 21, 2018
(10 days, 4 performances)
Vienna and Budapest (day trip to Bratislava)
Vienna State Ballet
Raymonda (Nureyev)
Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Theme and Variations (both Balanchine), Bach Suite III (Neumeier),The Concert (Robbins)
Hungarian National Ballet
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Rostislav)
Slovak National Theatre Ballet  
Esmeralda (Medvedev after Petipa)
 
April 14 - 23, 2018
(10 days, 9 performances)
Munich
Bavarian State Ballet
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Neumeier)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Wheeldon)
Spartacus (Grigorovich)
Bavarian State Ballet Junior Company and School Performance
Anna Karenina (Spuck)
Borderlands, Kairos, New Creation (McGregor)
The Taming of the Shrew (Cranko)
Romeo and Juliet (Cranko)
Onegin (Cranko)

April 26 – 30 (5 days, 4 performances)
San Francisco
San Francisco Ballet
Festival of New Works
12 new works by: David Dawson, Alonzo King, Edwaard Liang, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Cathy Marston, Trey McIntyre, Justin Peck, Arthur Pita, Yuri Possokhov, Dwight Rhoden, Stanton Welch, and Christopher Wheeldon.

May 26 – 27 (2 days, 2 performances)
Boston
Boston Ballet
Prodigal Son, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Chaconne (all Balanchine)
La Sylphide, Excerpts from Napoli, Flower Festival in Genzano, Abdallah (all Bournonville)

June
Copenhagen
Royal Danish Ballet
Ballet Festival: program & dates TBA

late June
Chicago
Paris Opera Ballet
Repertoire and dates TBA, but drawn from:
La Sylphide (Lacotte),
Blake Works (Forsythe), Etudes (Lander),
Le Jeune homme et la mort (Petit) and
works by Crystal Pite and Ivan Perez

June 29 - July 8
Berlin and Hamburg (day trip to Dresden)
Berlin State Ballet
Don Quixote
Dresden Semperoper Ballet
Gods and Dogs (Kylian), Heatscape (Peck), Political Mother (Schechter)
National Ballet of Canada
Dreamers Ever Leave You (Binet), Emergence (Pite),The Man in Black (Kudelka)
Hamburg Ballet
Illusions...like Swan Lake (Neumeier)
Beethoven Project (Neumeier)
The Concert, Dances at a Gathering  (Robbins)  
 
mid-July
Stuttgart
Stuttgart Ballet
Reid Anderson retirement celebration: program & dates TBA


Other 2017-18 trips will be added as the ballet companies announce their seasons

 
Please let us know which trips you are potentially interested in and available for. 

This is just an expression of interest,
NOT a commitment to join the trip. It puts you on the priority list when booking officially opens, and you also get to have some input during the planning process concerning your preferences. Some trips sell out, so you want your name to be in there!

phone: 416-693-4496 
 
website: www.toursenlair.blogspot.ca

 


Tours en l'air has been offering meticulously designed and planned ballet-themed vacations in partnership with CWT Victor Travel since 2010. We have now completed more than 25 of these vacations, in both
North America and Europe.
Typically our groups, which vary in size from 10 to

 30 participants, are constituted of about half 
 
returning clients (many of whom have gone on

 several Tours en l'air trips) and half new clients.

Thank you so much for a wonderful trip to Germany and ALL that that included, not just ballet. You sure know how to fill one’s eyes, ears and mind with sights, sounds, history and true beauty. It was and will remain a most memorable trip. I do sincerely hope there will be
another in our future.”

-- Bill and Mandy Macrae,
Collingwood, Ontario
(Berlin and Dresden, April 2016)

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