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EXCEPTIONAL JOURNEYS for 2018 and 2019

Back by Popular Demand!

In partnership with Radio Classique and L'Express, PONANT will again combine the pleasure of a luxury cruise with the magic of classical music. In 2018  and 2019PONANT will bring you seven exceptional Mediterranean music cruises. Whether you are passionate about music or simply enjoy it, these cruises are a chance to discover or rediscover the fascinating landscapes of the Mediterranean in the company of renowned classical artists.

Exceptional Hosts and Performers
ALAIN DUAULT, a renowned musicologist and Radio Classic presenter, will share his knowledgeable passion for opera and music during exclusive onboard lectures. He will be joined by talented artists such as Sylvie Valayre (soprano), Christian Morin (clarinetist), Susan Graham (mezzo soprano), Yves Henry (pianist), Emmanuel Rossfelder (guitarist), and Ophélie Gaillard. Rediscover indisputable masterpieces or let yourself be swept away by original compositions.

MARIA CALLAS: PASSION AND DESTINY 
from 3 May to 10 May 2018 
Athens to Venice

Ship:  LE LYRIAL - 8 days / 7 nights
In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, PONANT invites you to sail the seas of the Eastern Mediterranean in the company of renowned artists in this “Homage to Callas” cruise in partnership with Radio Classique. Over 8 days with evening concerts, Le Lyrial will take you on a tour of Greece, Croatia and Italy. 

IBERIAN SHORES: JAZZ AT SEA 
from 13 September to 21 September 2018
Lisbon - Civitavecchia (Roma)
Ship:  LE LAPEROUSE - 9 days / 8 nights
In partnership with L'EXPRESS. PONANT takes you on a “Jazz at Sea” journey between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean that will be bathed in music thanks to the exceptional presence of Christian Morin, showman and clarinetist. Le Lapérouse will leave Lisbon for a 9-day cruise along the Portuguese and Spanish coasts to Civitavecchia (Roma).

THE VIENNA STATE OPERA AT SEA 
from 20 September to 27 September 2018
Venice - Civitavecchia (Roma)
Ship: LE LYRIAL - 8 days / 7 nights
In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, discover the most beautiful towns on the Italian coast with the exceptional presence of Alain Duault and artists from the Vienna State Opera. Over 8 days, Le Lyrial will sail the Adriatic and the Tyrrhenian Sea via the island of Malta, for a cruise combining history and culture.  

CHOPIN AND THE MUSIC OF SPAIN 
from 26 October to 2 November 2018
Civitavecchia (Roma) - Civitavecchia (Roma)
Ship: LE LAPEROUSE - 8 days / 7 nights
PONANT invites you to experience a musical cruise on the Mediterranean, run in partnership with Radio Classique. For 8 days, Le Lapérouse will sail along the Italian coast and the shores of Spain via Corsica and the Balearic Islands. Under the leadership of Alain Duault, this cruise will pay tribute to Chopin.

4TH ANNUAL PIANO FESTIVAL AT SEA 
from 29 April to 6 May 2019
Athens - Athens
Ship: LE BOUGAINVILLE - 8 days / 7 nights
Set sail aboard Le Bougainville for a musical cruise in the Aegean Sea in the cultural cradle of western civilisation. This PONANT itinerary will enable you to discover several UNESCO World Heritage treasures over 8 days during unforgettable ports of call - with all this punctuated by recitals performed on board by exceptional pianists. 


RECITALS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN  
from 10 June to 17 June 2019
Venice - Athens
Ship: LE LYRIAL - 8 days / 7 nights
PONANT invites you on a musical cruise in partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, with the exceptional presence of Alain Duault. Set sail aboard Le Lyrial on an 8-day itinerary that will take you along the Dalmatian coast in the Adriatic, up to the Aegean Sea.

 

FROM LISBON TO BARCELONA: MUSICAL PORTUGAL & SPAIN  
from 7 October to 14 October 2019
Lisbon - Barcelona
Ship: LE LYRIAL - 8 days / 7 nights
PONANT invites you on a musical cruise in partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, again with the exceptional presence of Alain Duault. Set sail aboard Le Lyrial on an 8-day itinerary that will take you along the Portuguese and Spanish coasts, from Lisbon to Barcelona.

 

 

Cruise Fares from $3,790 per person
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