Symphony on the Blue Danube: A Classical Music Cruise

Enjoy a cruise along the scenic Danube River aboard the Amadeus Diamond, with stays in Prague and Krakow, and private concerts during our custom-designed journey showcasing the musical heritage of the European masters.

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 The Strauss Memorial in Vienna, a city renowned for music  Budapest at dusk, with the Parliament Building and Chain Bridge  The Matthias Church, located on the Buda side of Budapest  Vienna's State Opera House  Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace, a World Heritage site and the Habsburgs’ summer residence  The magnificent Benedictine Abbey of Melk, overlooking the Danube River  The beautiful rococo design of St. Stephan's Cathedral in Passau  The many bridges of Prague and the Vltava River  The Old Town Square of Prague  Tombstones found in the Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague  Prague's Hradcany Castle area, with St. Vitus Cathedral  Kraków's Main Square  Kraków's St. Mary's Basilica  Interior of St. Mary's Basilica  Wawal Castle, Kraków

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The tour provided an excellent balance of history, art and architecture, and music with a relaxing river cruise past beautiful scenery. The lecturer was an expert in the field while the tour manager combined efficiency with a real desire to help people. 

Pat R.


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Maxine Ramey

Maxine Ramey

Sep 30 - Oct 14, 2015

Maxine Ramey is an internationally known clarinet performer and holds a passion for music history and the great musical masters – Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms.   She is a Professor of Music and the Director of the School of Music at The University of Montana. Maxine is also the Director of the university’s Vienna Program, a six-week summer experience for university students, faculty, life-long learning students, and community members aged 18 to 80. Participants experience over 150 miles of walking tours in addition to pre-concert lectures and interdisciplinary presentations involving the arts and culture of the region.  Maxine teaches courses on Vienna composers, Mozart in Vienna, and Beethoven, as well as other courses in medieval and Renaissance music.  She recently served as a U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassador during a tour of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, in the presentation Women in the Arts. From 2010-2013, she performed and gave presentations on American music in the West Bank. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Michigan State University and has lectured and performed in 45 of the 50 United States, as well as in Canada, South Korea, Germany, Japan, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Israel, and throughout the Middle East.  She is the President of the International Clarinet Association, whose mission is fostering collaboration and global exchange between musicians, music enthusiasts, and all who love music.