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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 2019 and 2020PONANT will again bring you nine 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. Aboard the ships, our guests of honour, all well-known artists, talented performers and brilliant virtuosos will share their knowledge and their passion in an accessible and intimate way. According to the theme of each cruise, PONANT welcomes prestigious artists, be they pianists, violinists, singers and more. Come and share alongside them the refined adventure of a PONANT classical musical cruise.

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. 
 SCHUBERT & SCHUBERT: Piano & Lieder in Japan 
from 17 May to 25 May 2019
Maizuru - Osaka
Ship: LE SOLEAL - 9 days / 8 nights
PONANT invites you on a musical cruise in partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, with the exceptional presence of Alain Duault. In Maizuru, you will board the Le Soléal for a 9-day cruise to the heart of Japan.
 
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.


MUSICAL ODYSSEY ON THE CELTIC SEA 
from 13 September 2019 to 21 September 2019
Honfleur - Honfleur
Ship: LE DUMONT-D'URVILLE - 9 days / 8 nights
In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE. PONANT invites you on a musical cruise on the shores of the North Sea with the exceptional presence of Alain Duault. Leaving from Honfleur, you will set sail aboard Le Dumont-d’Urville for a 9-day long cruise along the Celtic coastlines.
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.
  
THE SOUTH-AFRICAN COASTLINE - MUSIC CRUISE 
from 17 March 2020 to 25 March 2020
Cape Town - Durban
Ship:  LE LYRIAL - 9 days / 8 nights
In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE. Discover a PONANT itinerary that explores the essential towns and sites of South Africa's wild east coast. A circuit in partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE, with the exceptional presence of Alain Duault and of the Sirba Quintet. At the crossroads of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, embark aboard Le Lyrial on a 9-day cruise between Cape Town, mother-city of the country, and Durban. 
 

 5TH ANNUAL PIANO FESTIVAL AT SEA 
from 18 April 2020 to 28 April 2020
Dakar - Lisbon
Ship:  LE DUMONT-D'URVILLE - 11 days / 10 nights
In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE. From Dakar, the bustling capital of Senegal, set sail aboard Le Dumont-d’Urville for a musical cruise between Spain, Cape Verde and Portugal. With the exceptional presence of Alain Duault. This PONANT itinerary will enable you to discover several UNESCO World Heritage treasures over 11 days during unforgettable ports of call, with all this punctuated by recitals performed on board by exceptional pianists. 
 

A MUSICAL TOUR OF THE BALTIC SEA 
from 10 May 2020 to 18 May 2020
Stockholm - Copenhagen
Ship:  LE BELLOT - 9 days / 8 nights
In partnership with Radio Classique, PONANT invites you to discover St Petersburg and other cities steeped in history of the Baltic Sea. From Stockholm, embark aboard Le Bellot for a 9-day cruise, including 2 exceptional days in the former capital of the Tsars. 


AUSTRALIA'S ICONIC KIMBERLEY - CLASSICAL MUSIC  
from 28 May 2020 to 7 June 2020
Darwin - Broome
Ship: LE LAPEROUSE - 11 days / 10 nights
In partnership with RADIO CLASSIQUE. Set sail for the wild and grandiose landscapes of Kimberley, following this exceptional PONANT itinerary with the presence of Alain Duault. From Darwin to Broome, embark aboard Le Lapérouse for an 11-day expedition cruise to one of the last unspoiled regions on the planet.
 

 

 

Cruise Fares from $3,790 per person
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Customize Your Journey

Explore the ships and cruising options. Tell us when and where you want to go and what you want to see and do at the outset and at the conclusion of your cruise ~ pre and post. You may want to take a few, or more than a few additional days on either end of your cruise to explore and enjoy the cities and regions where you will embark and disembark. We can customize a personal journey around your cruise itinerary with best pricing based upon your travel dates and the number of persons in your party.

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