The Gustavus Choir Touring Schedule

Greg Aune, conductor

The British Isles and France Tour
January 16-31, 2015
Date Schedule
Friday, Jan. 16
Twin Cities
Departure on Delta Airlines to London's Heathrow Airport.
Saturday, Jan. 17
Meet tour managers at the airport and depart by motor coach on a panoramic tour of London, en route to the Radisson BLU Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel for check in.
Sunday, Jan. 18
Day reserved for independent exploration of the city.
Monday, Jan. 19
Morning guided tour of the West End by motor coach, including a visit to Westminster Abby.
Perform Evensong (5 p.m.) at St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Tuesday, Jan. 20
Morning at leisure.
Evening concert performance (6:30 p.m.) at Grosvenor Chapel in London’s Mayfair district.
Wednesday, Jan. 21
London & Bath
Depart London for Bath, en route visit to Stonehenge.
Late afternoon concert performance at St. Michael’s Church in Bath, in support of a local charity.
Thursday, Jan. 22
Bath & Cardiff
Morning tour of Georgian Bath and Bath Abby. Depart Bath by motor coach for Cardiff, the capital of Wales, en route to visit St. Fagan’s National History Museum.
Friday, Jan. 23
Morning sight-seeing to include visits to the Cardiff Millennium Concert Hall and the magnificent Cardiff Castle, followed by time for independent activities. Cardiff has one of Europe’s best collections of impressionist painters.
Evening concert performance at St. Edward’s Church, followed by a reception with the local congregation.
Saturday, Jan. 24
Cardiff & North Whales
Depart Cardiff by motor coach on a scenic journey to North Wales.
Joint evening concert with the Flint Welsh Male Voice Choir.
Sunday, Jan. 25
North Whales & Straford Upon Avon
Depart North Wales for Stratford upon Avon. Arrive for a walking tour of this Tudor town including a visit to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shakespeare’s birthplace, and Anne Hathaway’s cottage.
Perform Evensong (6 p.m.) at Holy Trinity Church, where William Shakespeare is buried.
Monday, Jan. 26
Stratford Upon Avon & Oxford
Depart Stratford upon Avon for Oxford, touring through the Cotswolds. Walking tour of this university town with visits to some of the colleges, including Christ Church College.
Concert performance (1 p.m.) at Christ Church Cathedral.
Tuesday, Jan. 27
Oxford & Paris
Depart Oxford for London to board the Eurostar train to Paris. Arrive in Paris and transfer to motor coach for a guided panoramic city tour.
Wednesday, Jan. 28
Morning tour to the Eiffel Tower and d’Orsay Museum. Afternoon reserved for independent exploration of Paris sites, such as the famous Louvre Museum, Orangerie Museum, Arc de Triomphe, Places des Vosges, and the Champs-Elysees Avenue.
Thursday, Jan. 29
Morning visit to the Cathedral of Notre Dame with an informal concert performance (11a.m.).
Afternoon reserved for independent exploration. Boat ride on the River Seine to view the many bookstalls along the river.
Friday, Jan. 30
Morning reserved for independent exploration.
Concert (4 p.m.) at the L’eglise de la Madeleine. Farewell dinner.
Saturday, Jan. 31
Paris & Twin Cities
Morning transfer Charles de Gaulle Airport for departure on Delta Airlines to the Twin Cities.
2014 Upper Midwest United States Tour
Date Location
Saturday, February 1, 2014
7:30 P.M. Evening Concert
Cambridge Lutheran Church
621 Old North Main St. Cambridge, Minnesota
Sunday, February 2, 2014
2:00 P.M. Afternoon Concert
First Lutheran Church
1100 East Superior Street Duluth, Minnesota
Monday, February 3, 2014
7:00 P.M. Evening Concert
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
111 8th Street South Virginia, Minnesota
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
7:30 P.M. Evening Concert
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
5500 East 57th Street Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Thursday, February 6, 2014
7:00 P.M. Evening Concert
Bethel Lutheran Church
411 Becker Avenue SW Willmar, Minnesota
Friday, February 7, 2014
7:30 P.M. Evening Concert
Augustana Lutheran Church
1400 South Robert Street West St. Paul, Minnesota
Saturday, February 8, 2014
7:30 P.M. Evening Concert
Trinity Lutheran Church
115 North 4th Street Stillwater, Minnesota
Sunday, February 9, 2014
4:00 P.M. Afternoon Concert
Normandale Lutheran Church
6100 Normandale Road Edina, Minnesota
Saturday, February 15, 2014
7:30 P.M. Evening Home Concert
Christ Chapel
Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, Minnesota