Verona Opera with ACE Cultural Tours

Taking two dozen opera fans to three al fresco operas in the stunning Arena di Verona, with the super starry Anna Netrebko amongst the cast – I’ll be delivering lectures on Aida, Carmen and Trovatore.

Melk Baroque Festival with ACE Cultural Tours

17/05/2018
18/05/2018
19/05/2018
20/05/2018
21/05/2018



A return visit to this excellent Baroque festival in Lower Austria… details here

Glyndebourne with ACE Cultural Tours

14/10/2016
15/10/2016
16/10/2016
10:00to13:00



A weekend lecturing on Don Giovanni and Madam Butterfly. ¬†We’ll be attending performances of both at Glyndebourne, as well as visiting nearby Charleston, home of the Bloomsbury set. Full details of this trip with ACE Cultural Tours are here.

ACE Cultural Tours tour directors’ meeting, Cambridge

22/03/2016
23/03/2016



Aldeburgh Festival 2015

19/06/2015
20/06/2015
21/06/2015
22/06/2015



A return visit to the Aldeburgh Festival as tour director with ACE Cultural Tours, working alongside my distinguished colleague Humphrey Burton.

Aldeburgh Festival 2014

20/06/2014to23/06/2014



I’ve visited and broadcast from Aldeburgh many times; this is the first trip as lecturer and tour leader with my friends at ACE Cultural Tours.

Schwetzingen Music Festival

06/05/2014to12/05/2014



A week of high-standard chamber music, including visits to several stunning Baroque buildings and perhaps a hostelry or two. It’s one of several tours I’m leading with my friends at ACE Cultural Tours.

West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2014

27/06/2014to02/07/2014



Leading a second visit to this excellent, friendly classical music festival blessed with several touches of Irish eccentricity and charm. It’s one of several I’m doing with ACE Cultural Tours.