With Performance Today, Fred Child

May 20 – May 30, 2022

The year 2022 marks Ludwig van Beethoven’s 252nd birthday! You are cordially invited to celebrate the composer’s life, in his homeland with Performance Today ™ host Fred Child. Designed for lovers of nature, culture and, of course, classical music, this customized adventure of food, music, art and sheer fun will thrill you. As together, we cruise the Rhine River through Holland, Germany, France to Switzerland on board our privately chartered 1st class river ship. Enjoy intimate classical music “Perf Chats” and the rich music offered by our Performance Today ™ Artist in Residence. Stroll through festive village streets and sip delicious wines with the locals in Germany’s Rhine region and in Alsace, France. Enjoy lakeside café views of the towering Alps in Switzerland. A private concert in Beethoven’s birthplace and numerous classical concerts will be offered. Your journey culminates on a high note in the Alps of Switzerland on the shore of beautiful Lake Lucerne. Space is limited.

Trip Highlights

Seven nights Rhine River cruise aboard the privately chartered, first-class, MS Amadeus Silver II
Musical performances and Performance Today talks while cruising
Tour of Beethoven’s birthplace in Bonn, Germany
On-shore musical performances and concerts en-route from Amsterdam to Lucerne
Wine and cheese tastings in Germany and France
The UNESCO city of Strasbourg
A private lake cruise
on Lake Lucerne
Fellow travelers who share your passion for classical music, food, history and culture

Included in Your Exclusive Custom Cruise

With Performance Today host Fred Child
With PT guest artist in Residence
Guided by Earthbound Expeditions founder Matthew Brumley
Seven nights cruising the Rhine River on the deluxe
MS Amadeus Silver II
Three nights, post-cruise stay in Lucerne, Switzerland
All multi-course meals while cruising with wine served at dinner
Shore excursions included valued at $2,199


Trip Facts

12 Days / 11 Nights (when including optional group air)
Optional Group flights depart: May 19, 2022
Trip begins: Amsterdam, the Netherlands on May 20, 2022
Trip ends: Lucerne, Switzerland on May 30, 2022


Not Included:

Travel insurance
Port fees of $200
Gratuities for the ship crew
Air tickets to/from Europe
Any items not mentioned in your Performance Today floating festival itinerary

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