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Travel With Colburn

Travel with us

We are thrilled to offer a unique and exclusive travel program that invites you to experience the singular sound of chamber music in renowned locations around the world. Join us as we accompany acclaimed musicians and talented young artists from the С槼ֱ, who together will create an unforgettable experience for all.

In addition to several performances, enjoy invitations to private salons, backstage tours, artist receptions, elegant dining, and five-star accommodations.

Experiences

    • Artists: pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, cellist Clive Greensmith, violist Tatjana Masurenko
    • Colburn Conservatory artists: violinist Aubree Oliverson, violinist Duncan McDougall, clarinetist Javier Morales-Martinez

In addition to luxury accommodation options, five-star dining, and private ground transportation in all locations, you will also enjoy exclusive activities and performances, including:

  • In Dublin: a concert of Debussy, Klein, Bartok and Dvorak at the National Concert Hall; a private salon performance of the Messaien Quartet in the impeccably restored 18th Century home of Carol Colburn Grigor and Murray Grigor; an exclusive private viewing of the Book of Kells at Trinity College
  • In Berlin: a concert in the intimate Frank Gehry-designed Boulez Saal; a private tour of the stunning and innovative Gehry-designed DZ Bank building; a Berlin Philharmonic concert with guest conductor, Maestro Gustavo Dudamel
  • Continuous opportunities to socialize with the artists, Colburn leadership, and your fellow patron travelers
    • Festival Co-Artistic Directors: pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, cellist Gautier Capucon
    • Festival artists: vocalist Olga Peretyatko, violinist Nikolaj Znaider, pianist Julia Pusker, cellist Charles Hervet, pianist Sunwook Kim, cellist Yo-Yo Ma,
    • Colburn Conservatory artist: pianist and violinist Ray Ushikubo

In addition to luxury accommodation options, five-star dining, and private ground transportation in all locations, you will also enjoy exclusive activities and performances, including:

  • Intimate and inspiring concerts, held nightly at select wineries in the Burgundy region
  • Evening wine tastings in advance of each performance, featuring more than 20 local labels, pouring new releases, barrel samples, and award-winning vintages
  • Vivacious dinners with Festival artists and Burgundy wine makers, featuring quintessential five-star French cuisine
  • Private lunch with Jean-Yves Thibaudet at the famed Club 1243, the world’s most exclusive club
    • Artists: cellist David Finckel, pianist Wu Han, pianist Orli Shaham, violist Paul Neubauer
    • Colburn Conservatory alumni: Calidore String Quartet

In addition to luxury accommodation options, five-star dining, and private ground transportation, you will also enjoy exclusive activities and performances, including:

  • Five dazzling chamber music concerts featuring works by Suk, Elgar, and the celebrated Beethoven Quartet
  • Intimate Artists Dinner with Colburn Leadership, Music@Menlo Co-Artistic Directors, David Finckel, and Wu Han, and the Calidore String Quartet.
  • A private estate tasting and picnic at , which is renowned for single-estate wines that are revered around the world, including for their placement in the Judgement of Paris in both the original competition of 1976 and the anniversary competition of 2006.

To Join

Your tax-deductible philanthropic gift reserves a place on your selected trip, and importantly helps bring the talents of our Colburn artists to new and international audiences. Opportunities to perform with professional musicians in some of the world’s finest halls are a hallmark Colburn experience, enhancing the already rigorous training they receive at the School.

Pricing

Your air and hotel accommodations may be booked independently, or via our travel agent, Ilbra Yacoob at Protravel International. All ground transportation, performance tickets, excursions and group meals will be included in your tour fee and reserved for you.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact us at travel@colburnschool.edu.