Carpenter Holidays

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Tuesday 1 September 2020 to Monday 7 September 2020


Stresa is situated on the western shore of Lake Maggiore, one of the most beautiful locations in Italy. The International Festival runs for a week in early September and this year features music from the Baroque and Classical periods, including an all-Beethoven programme celebrating the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth. As well as enjoying five concerts, we will explore the... read more

Friday 11 September 2020 to Thursday 17 September 2020

Melrose Abbey

Following the successful trip in 2018, Carpenter Holidays, in association with Hannick Reizen, will be repeating the "Mendelssohn in Scotland" holiday in September 2020, this time linking the Mendelssohn pilgrimage with concerts at the Lammermuir Festival. If you admire Mendelssohn’s music and particularly his Hebrides Overture or Scottish Symphony and want to learn more about what... read more

Thursday 12 November 2020

The Georgian city of Bath

The Bath Mozartfest has been an annual cultural highlight in the beautiful city of Bath for the past 30 years. Leading artists from around the world converge on the city and perform in several of the Georgian venues, including the fully restored Assembly Rooms. As well as eight concerts, there will be sight-seeing trips to Bristol where we will have a guided tour of the SS Great... read more

Wednesday 15 September 2021 to Saturday 25 September 2021
Fingal's Cave, Isle of Staffa

Fingal's Cave, Isle of Staffa

This holiday is the third collaboration between Carpenter Holidays and Kayleen Asbo. The "Romantic Scotland" experience will focus on great figures of the early 19th century including the Scottish novelist, Sir Walter Scott, who influenced many other writers, artists and composers, and our journey through the Highlands will follow exactly in the footsteps of German composer Felix... read more