Itinerary - NYC

“The New York Opera Experience”
Itinerary (March 2015)

 THURSDAY, MARCH 5TH

 

11:00am) FLIGHT MADRID – JFK

Delta Airlines DL-415
Duration: 8h 26m (Direct)  

1:26pm) Arrival to JFK.

2:00pm) Pick-up by limousine and transportation to hotel.

On the way, Will Berger, opera expert and radio commentator at the Metropolitan Opera, will give us an introduction to the operas which our group will be seeing as well as provide insights on the productions and related news of interest.

In the limo there will be personalized lunch boxes with a light snack consisting of a sandwich and salad prepared by chef Daniel Boulud (2 Michelin stars).

3:00pm) Arrival at the hotel and check-in.

3:00-6:30pm) Free time.

6:30pm) Transportation to the Met.

7:30pm) OPERA AT THE MET: LES CONTES D´HOFFMANN

Conductor: James Levine

Cast:

Olympia: Audrey Luna
Antonia/Stella: Susanna Phillips
Giulietta: Elena Maximova
Nicklausse: Karine Deshayes
Hoffmann: Matthew Polenzani
The Four Villains: Laurent Naouri
 

Production Team: 

Director: Bartlett Sher
Set Designer: Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls
Choreographer: Dou Dou Huang

11:00pm) End of performance. Transportation to chosen restaurant. 


FRIDAY, MARCH 6TH

 

Morning and early afternoon, free time.

6:30pm) Transportation to the Met

7:30pm) OPERA AT THE MET: DON GIOVANNI

Conductor: Alan Gilbert

Cast:

Donna Anna: Elza van den Heever
Donna Elvira: Jennifer Check
Zerlina: Kate Lindsey
Don Ottavio: Dmitry Korchak
Don Giovanni: Peter Mattei
Leporello: Luca Pisaroni
Masetto: Adam Plachetka
Commendatore: Ievgen Orlov

Production Team:

Director: Michael Grandage
Set and Costume Designer: Christopher Oram
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
Choreographer: Ben Wright

11:00pm) End of performance. Transportation to chosen restaurant. After dinner, transportation to the hotel will be provided.


SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH

 

Morning, free time. 

12:00pm) Transportation to the Met

1:00pm) OPERA AT THE MET: CARMEN

Conductor: Louis Langrée 

Cast:

Micaëla: Ailyn Pérez
Carmen: Elina Garanca
Don José: Jonas Kaufmann
Escamillo: Gábor Bretz

Production Team:

Director: Richard Eyre
Set and Costume Designer: Rob Howell
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford
Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon

4:00pm) End of performance. Transportation to hotel. 

4:30pm) Late lunch at the hotel or at the Grand Tier restaurant at The Met 

7:00pm) Transportation to the Met

 

8:00pm) OPERA: LA DONNA DEL LAGO

Conductor: Michele Mariotti 

Cast:

Elena: Joyce DiDonato
Malcolm Groeme: Daniela Barcellona
Giacomo V: Juan Diego Flórez
Rodrigo di Dhu: John Osborn
Duglas d'Angus: Oren Gradus

Production Team

Director: Paul Curran
Set and Costume Designer: Kevin Knight
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler
Projection Designer: Driscoll Otto

11:15pm) End of performance. Transportation to chosen restaurant.


SUNDAY, MARCH 8TH

 

Morning, free time.

3:30pm) Late check-out

4:00pm) Transportation to airport in limousine.

7:36pm) FLIGHT JFK - MADRID

Delta Airlines DL-414
Duration: 7h 39m (Direct) 


MONDAY, MARCH 9TH

 

8:15am) Arrival in MADRID.