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.
- Hosted Trips
- WFMT's Classical Italy
WFMT Program Host: Peter van de Graaff
May 12-24, 2016
Join WFMT Program Host Peter van de Graaff on this exclusive twelve-day classical music lovers journey to “Bella Italia” and celebrate the lives of Verdi, Rossini, Farinelli, Vivaldi, Monteverdi, Stradivarius, Donizetti, Toscanini, and Puccini.
You’ll walk in the footsteps of great Italian composers by visiting the very places the masters loved, lived and worked. Enjoy in-depth, private tours highlighting the origins of painting and sculpture in central Italy.
Along the way, you’ll be introduced to the culinary arts and enjoy tastings with the producers of balsamic vinegar, olive oils, and cheeses.
Musical highlights include an opera performance at the La Fenice Opera House in Venice, an opera recital in Verdi’s hometown of Busseto, a concert featuring works by Vivaldi, and a tour of the Stradivarius museum in Cremona.
Your journey concludes on the beautiful tranquil shores of Lake Como.
This exclusive itinerary is designed for WFMT listeners by Earthbound Expeditions Inc., an award-winning Travel Company.