Embark on an unforgettable musical experience by registering for an Encore Collection program! Featuring privileged access to some of the world’s most coveted musical destinations, the Encore Collection is a series of meticulously designed experiences focusing on just two cities of musical distinction, allowing for deeper discovery and a greater choice of public performances to attend.
On these Encore Collection programs, we will take you behind the scenes to provide context to the music you enjoy by offering access to musicians, venues, famous ensembles, instrument makers, and more. These very special opportunities are possible thanks to the deep relationships built throughout Encore’s 25 years of worldwide concert productions.
There are many unique perks to our Encore Collection programs, but one exclusive benefit is that guests are invited to book a private pre-departure consultation with one of our expert musical concierges. These are people passionate and knowledgeable about the musical opportunities in each city visited, and are able to secure additional concerts during your time in the city. These individuals are passionate and knowledgeable musical experts that take pride in enhancing your travel experience.
Learn more about our offerings for 2022, and experience the best of music travel!
2022 Encore Collection Programs
Florence & Milan
May 10-20, 2022
Your experience begins in Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance and home to some of the great historical patrons of the arts. Enjoy a private operatic recital featuring performers from the Puccini Opera Company, take in a presentation on West African Ghanaian Ewe music by Professor James Demby, and get behind the wheel of an Italian icon at the home of Ferrari in Maranello.
In Milan, you’ll have the chance to learn about Ambrosian chant, one of the world’s oldest choral traditions, from an expert in the very church that inspires its name. Visit the Museo del Violino in Cremona where two virtuosi will perform a private concert on instruments hand crafted by Stradivarius himself. Back in Milan, enjoy behind the scenes access before attending an opera production at Teatro alla Scala!
Salzburg & Vienna
May 15-26, 2022
This program features a wide variety of exclusive, behind the scenes musical experiences that will enrich your enjoyment of the world-class performances included on your trip. An invitation to Augarten Palace to attend a rehearsal of the Vienna Boys’ Choir, access to the Mozarteum Foundation vault containing Mozart’s musical and personal manuscripts, and a private champagne reception on the rooftop of St. Stephen’s Cathedral are but a few of the unforgettable highlights awaiting in these most musical of cities. We hope to see you there!
Dresden & Prague
May 18-28, 2022
The perfect opportunity for music lovers to visit two stunning cities. In Dresden it’s Rusalka at Semperoper, a unique organ experience at Frauenkirche, choral highlights both at the Kulturpalast and in Leipzig, as well as a very special visit at Bluthner pianos. Opera at the National Theatre and Estates Theatre in Prague is enhanced by behind the scenes experiences and architectural, cultural and culinary highlights abound. This is truly a music lovers dream!
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