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13 - 20 October 2012: Music Cruise - Istanbul to Athens

After the success of our recent cruise we are delighted to announce the 2012 Music Cruise which will be aboard the Msy Wind Spirit sailing from Istanbul to Athens. Enjoy the chance to travel as fellow passengers with world-class guest soloists and of course the orchestra itself. Experience their art at first hand through a varied programme of informal rehearsals, lectures and private concerts and recitals both on board and at intimate locations in each of the picturesque ports of call.

We have the great pleasure in announcing that the Guest Artists will be:

Maxim Vengerov violin/conductor
Dame Kiri te Kanawa soprano
Sergei Nakariakov trumpet
Jack Liebeck violin
Behzod Abduraimov piano
Lawrence Power viola
Maria Meerovitch piano
Stephen Johnson musicologist

Proposed Itinerary and Ports of Call:

Saturday 13 October Istanbul, Turkey

Sunday 14 October Day at Sea

Monday 15 October Kusadasi, Turkey

Tuesday 16 October Rhodes, Greece

Wednesday 17 October Bodrum, Turkey

Thursday 18 October Santorini, Greece

Friday 19 October Mykonos, Greece

Saturday 20 October Athens, Greece

For further information and to book, please contact Pablo Basombrio on +44 (0)20 8799 8350, or email .

ECO London Series
London Series
Maxim Vengerov will conduct and play in the ECO's opening concert of the 2012/13 season, with guest soloists Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and Behzod Abduraimov. This special Celebration Concert will take place on Monday 1st October 2012 at London's Royal Festival Hall. See ECO concerts diary for further details.