Japan with Classical KING FM

Japan: A Classical Journey to the Land of the Rising Sun
April 12 – 22, 2019

For the first time in the history of KING FM’s Travel Club, we invite you to join lovers of classical music, art, food, history and culture on a fascinating journey to Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. For 10 unforgettable days, you will discover the splendor and grace of Japanese temples, gardens, palaces, shrines and modern landmarks. Classical music concerts will abound and feature Japan’s top orchestras such as the NHK Symphony performing in extraordinary venues. Four-star hotels, superb hospitality, impeccable service and sumptuous cuisine await you in a country known for its legendary attention to details. This trip is exclusive and limited to 32 lucky travelers.

Expedition Highlights

With KING FM announcer Dave Beck
With Travel Club artistic advisor Christophe Chagnard
Tickets to the NHK Symphony Orchestra
Chamber music concert featuring Japan’s finest instrumentalists
Tickets for an opera performance at the New National Theatre in Tokyo
Tickets to the famous Miyako Odori festival at the Minamiza Theater
Pre-concert talks with your hosts
Four star hotels throughout
Guided visits to temples, gardens, markets and museums
Transfers by private coach
High speed train tickets from Tokyo to Kyoto
Airport transfers for those arriving/departing with the group
Daily excursions with English speaking expert local guides
All breakfasts plus ten additional culinary experiences
Outings to colorful markets
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Featured Performances

  • Symphonic concert with the NHK Symphony in a program featuring soprano Veronique Gens and Czech conductor Jakub Hrusa.
  • Brand new opera productions of Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” and Zemlinsky’s “A Florentine Tragedy” at the New National Theatre in Tokyo.
  • Private classical chamber music concert featuring an outstanding string trio comprised of some of Japan’s finest instrumentalists including Nana Hayashi, Concertmaster of the Osaka Symphony, Yasushi Toyoshima, Concertmaster of the New Japan Philharmonic and cellist Kenji Sasaki.
  • Experience one of Japan’s most celebrated and popular traditions “Miyako Odori” – a celebration of Spring first performed in 1872 – at the newly renovated Kyoto’s Minamiza Theatre, birthplace of Kabuki.

    Trip Facts

    11 Days / 9 Nights (when including air travel)
    $6,195 pp double occupancy
    $1,399 Single Supplement
    Trip departs the USA on April 12
    Trip begins in Tokyo at 6:00pm on April 13
    Trip ends on April 22

    Click here to complete your registration and mail completed form, along with tour deposit, to: Earthbound Expeditions, PO Box 11305, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 -OR- Select the make a reservation link from this page to complete your booking online.

    Not included: Travel insurance * Any items not mentioned in your KING FM itinerary * International Air tickets

    Optional Group Air: Direct round trip air on Delta Airlines from Seattle to Tokyo and return from Osaka to Seattle - $1,095.00 per person. Includes airport transfers, taxes and fees

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