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NOVEMBER 8-12, 2017

Wednesday November 8DINNER
Morning departure from the Twin Cities or your home city for New York. Group transportation to the Hampton Inn, conveniently located on 8th Avenue at 51st Street. The hotel has spacious and comfortable well-decorated rooms with all the amenities. Our Welcome Dinner will be at Barbetta's, an excellent Italian restaurant in the neighborhood. There is no performance this first night.
Thursday November 9
The day is free for your own activities, or take an optional late afternoon backstage tour of the Metropolitan Opera House. In the evening, our first performance at the Metropolitan Opera, Puccini's Madama Butterfly, with Hui He, Roberto Aronica and Maria Zifchak. Conductor is Jader Bignamini. In Italian with English titles.
Friday November 10
The entire day and evening are free for your own activities. Perhaps a leisurely dinner at one of the city's fine restaurants and a Broadway show or musical.
Saturday November 11
Marcello Alvarez
Marcello Alvarez
The day is free, perhaps to take in a Broadway matinee or visit a museum. In the evening we return to the Metropolitan Opera for our performance of Turandot, Puccini's final opera, left unfinished at his death in 1926. The cast includes Oksana Dyka, Marcelo Álvarez, Maria Agresta and James Morris. Conductor is Carol Rizzi. In Italian with English titles.
Sunday November 12
Depart today for flights home.
Land Cost Per Person
Double Occupancy $2550.00
Single Supplement $647.00
Arrive Tuesday November 7 for an additional night in New York and an evening concert at Carnegie with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta conducting. The outstanding program features Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 with Yefim Bronfman and Richard Strauss' Ein Heldenleben.
Land Cost Per Person
Double Occupancy $335.00
Single Occupancy $502.00
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