Travel with WFMT

For years, WFMT has sponsored travel tours led by our on-air hosts to some of the world’s best destinations for classical music. Joining together classical music enthusiasts and incomparable WFMT announcers like Lisa Flynn and Carl Grapentine, these tours are filled with lectures, discussions, and many, many concerts! Interested in a particular location or music festival? Contact WFMT Ad Sales and let us know.

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New York: Backstage Pass to the Big Apple!

WFMT Program Host: Peter van de Graaff
November 8-13, 2016

Join Peter & Kathleen van de Graaff and fellow WFMT music lovers on this exclusive six-day classical excursion to New York City this November!

Enjoy backstage tours of Carnegie Hall and the Met, as well as performances by Vladimir Jurowski and Daniil Trifonov with the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center, Guillaume Tell at The Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall’s presentation of Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Private museum tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Guggenheim Museum have also been reserved just for WFMT!

World-class classical music, backstage tours, and stunning works of art await your arrival.

For tour details and registration and to learn more about all the experiences that await you in NYC, click here. Visit Earthbound Expeditions for more information.

Explore the Waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium

WFMT Program Host: Peter van de Graaff
May 1-11, 2017

Join Peter & Kathleen van de Graaff and fellow classical music enthusiasts, art and history buffs and gardens lovers on this exciting 10 day small ship river cruise to Holland & Belgium this May!

Where will the music take you next spring?

Amsterdam ~ Arnhem ~ Historic Antwerp ~ Ghent, Belgium’s best kept secret ~ charming Bruges and Utrecht: Discover the quaint towns, world-class classical music and spring gardens as you explore the waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium with Peter & Kathleen van de Graaff and legendary garden expert Dan Hinkley.

You won’t want to miss this extraordinary garden and classical music adventure to Holland and Belgium.

For tour details and registration and to learn more about all the experiences that await you, click here.

Opera & Classical Music Tour to Germany

WFMT Program Host: Carl Grapentine
May 11-May 20, 2017

Join Carl Grapentine next May fora memorable opera and classical music tour to Germany! Highlights of the tour which begins in Leipzig include a walking tour of the city, a performance of Bach’s music by the Thomanerchor, and a concert by the Gewandhaus Orchestra.    Then on to Wittenberg, rich in historical significance of religion and Martin Luther, and finally to Berlin for three revered performances:

  • Wagner’s “Flying Dutchman” at the Deutsche Oper
  • Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” at the Staatsoper
  • The Berlin Philharmonic performing works of Richard Strauss, Rachmaninov, and Shostakovich.

As always, Carl will provide a pre-performance lecture, and while in Berlin, will invite you to join him on a visit to his favorite music store!   Our valued travel partner, Travelex International, will handle all arrangements which will include performance tickets, first-class hotels, air transportation, sightseeing, all breakfasts, several group dinners, and so much more.
Reserve your place today for our Classical Music Tour to Germany with Carl Grapentine in May 2017.
For more information, call Janet at (847) 519-4819.