A Harmonious Journey Through Paris: A Musical Interlude
Date: May 14-20, 2024
Starting Price: $6,495 per person
Deposit: $1,500 per person
Tour Operator: ISDI
Are you ready to embark on a musical adventure like no other? Join Matthew Loden, Dean of the Shepherd School of Music, on a captivating journey through the musical heart of the City of Lights. This extraordinary tour is open to everyone, whether you have a connection to Rice University or not. We've already gathered an incredible group of music enthusiasts, but we're eager to welcome four more passionate travelers to our ensemble.
Discover the Magic of Parisian Music
Paris is renowned for its rich musical history, and we're here to immerse ourselves in every note of it. Stay at the luxurious five-star Hotel Regina Louvre, situated right in the heart of Paris, and prepare to be enchanted. Our meticulously designed itinerary promises a delightful blend of experiences, including visits to iconic concert halls, guided strolls through famous Parisian neighborhoods, encounters with cutting-edge art and architecture, and exclusive performances.
Follow in the Footsteps of Musical Legends
Walk the same streets as the musical greats who once called Paris home. As you explore this city's historic neighborhoods, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for the profound influence Paris had on some of the world's most celebrated musicians.
A Private Tour of Orchestre National de France
One of the trip's highlights is an exclusive visit to the Orchestre National de France, where Cristian Măcelaru, Music Director and Shepherd alumnus, will arrange a private tour and rehearsal viewing. Witness the magic of a world-class orchestra in action.
Opera Garnier and More
Tour the iconic Opera Garnier, a masterpiece of architecture and a symbol of Parisian culture. We'll also explore cultural gems like the Philharmonie de Paris and the grand organ at Saint Sulpice Church.
A Day at the Palace of Versailles
No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to the awe-inspiring Palace of Versailles. Marvel at the opulence of the French monarchy and stroll through the breathtaking gardens.
Contemporary Art and More
Discover Paris' newest art museums in beautifully restored spaces at the Bourse de Commerce and Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Rice Global Paris Center
Experience the innovative Rice Global Paris Center, the university's first international campus. It's a space that fosters inspiration and learning, perfect for undergraduate and graduate immersions in France and beyond.
Ready to be a part of this unforgettable musical journey? Join us in May 2024 for a week filled with extraordinary music, exquisite French cuisine, and the enchantment of Paris. For more details and to secure your spot, visit https://alumni.rice.edu/travelingowls/music-paris. Don't miss the chance to experience the magic of Paris through the lens of its musical history.
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