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2024 Italy Choir Festival

with
Jeffery Redding

Rome

June 2024


info@kiconcerts.com • (719) 260-0200

Rome Festival

JUNE 15-21, 2024


SATURDAY, JUNE 15: DEPART

  • Depart for Italy

SUNDAY, JUNE 16: ROME

  • Arrive in Rome
  • Meet your KI Concerts tour manager
  • Introduction to Rome, the "Eternal City"
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Rome

MONDAY, JUNE 17: ROME

  • Breakfast daily
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Roman Forum, home to the world's first senate, seeing the Capitoline Hill, Citadel of ancient Rome, and the Tarpeian Rock before touring the magnificent Colosseum
  • Festival rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Festival welcome dinner
  • Overnight Rome

TUESDAY, JUNE 18: ROME

  • Festival rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of the historical center of Rome visiting the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and seeing Campo de’ Fiori and the Pantheon
  • Optional individual concert (tbd)
  • Overnight Rome

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19: ROME

  • Dress rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Prepare for the Gala Concert
  • Gala Festival Concert conducted by Jeffery Redding
  • Overnight Rome

THURSDAY, JUNE 20: VATICAN CITY

  • Enjoy a day in Vatican City – a city state in the center of Rome - the heart of the Roman Catholic religion
  • Tour the Vatican Museums exploring a world of art, intrigue and religion, the pinnacle of which is the Sistine Chapel where we take in the immensity of the breathtaking Michelangelo frescos
  • Sing Mass as a combined choir at St. Peter's Basilica (tbd)
  • Overnight Rome

FRIDAY, JUNE 21: DEPART

  • Transfer to the airport and begin your journey home

Florence + Rome Festival

JUNE 13-21, 2024


THURSDAY, JUNE 13: DEPART

  • Depart for Italy

FRIDAY, JUNE 14: TUSCANY

  • Arrive in Rome
  • Meet your KI Concerts tour manager
  • Travel to Tuscany
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Tuscany

SATURDAY, JUNE 15: FLORENCE

  • Breakfast daily
  • Embark on a guided tour of Florence, the epicenter of the Renaissance
  • Visit the Piazza Del Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria
  • Overnight Tuscany

SUNDAY, JUNE 16: TUSCANY

  • Tour Pisa, known worldwide for its leaning bell tower, or Lucca, one of Italy's last fully walled cities dating back to Gothic times
  • Transfer to a Tuscan town
  • Optional individual exchange and concert (tbd)
  • Fellowship with local community
  • Overnight Tuscany

MONDAY, JUNE 17: ROME

  • Transfer to Rome
  • Festival rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Check into hotel
  • Festival welcome dinner
  • Overnight Rome

TUESDAY, JUNE 18: ROME

  • Festival rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of the historical center of Rome visiting the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and seeing Campo de' Fiori and the Pantheon
  • Optional individual concert (tbd)
  • Overnight Rome

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19: ROME

  • Dress rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Time to explore Rome at travelers' leisure
  • Gala Festival Concert conducted by Jeffery Redding
  • Overnight Rome

THURSDAY, JUNE 20: ROME & VATICAN CITY

  • Colosseum tour or Vatican Museum tour
  • Sing Mass as a combined choir at St. Peter's Basilica (tbd)
  • Farewell dinner
  • Overnight Rome

FRIDAY, JUNE 21: DEPART

  • Transfer to the airport to begin your journey home

Venice, Florence & Rome Festival

JUNE 12-21, 2024


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12: DEPART

  • Depart for Italy

THURSDAY, JUNE 13: VENICE

  • Meet your KI Concerts tour manager
  • Transfer to Venice, sightseeing en route
  • Check in
  • Overnight Padua/Mestre area

FRIDAY, JUNE 14: VENICE

  • Sail to Venice
  • Guided tour of Venice including the imposing Doge’s Palace decorated by 16th century artists such as Titian and Tintoretto, walk the Bridge of Sighs, and see Piombi Prison
  • Enjoy time to explore the area around St. Mark’s Square; walk the narrow paths that wander through history or take an optional gondolier ride (own arrangements)
  • Optional individual concert (time permitting)
  • Overnight Padua/Mestre area

SATURDAY, JUNE 15: TUSCANY

  • Explore Venice
  • Travel to Tuscany
  • Tour Pisa, known worldwide for its leaning bell tower, or Lucca, one of Italy's last fully walled cities dating back to Gothic times
  • Transfer to accommodations in Tuscany
  • Check in
  • Overnight Tuscany

SUNDAY, JUNE 16: FLORENCE

  • Embark on a guided tour of Florence, the epicenter of the Renaissance
  • Visit the Piazza Del Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria
  • Optional individual concert (tbd) or continue to explore Florence
  • Overnight Tuscany

MONDAY, JUNE 17: ROME

  • Travel to Rome
  • Festival rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Check into Rome hotel
  • Festival welcome dinner
  • Overnight Rome

TUESDAY, JUNE 18: ROME

  • Festival rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of the historical center of Rome visiting the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and seeing Campo de’ Fiori and the Pantheon
  • Optional individual concert (tbd)
  • Overnight Rome

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19: ROME

  • Dress rehearsal with Jeffery Redding
  • Prepare for the Gala Concert
  • Gala Festival Concert conducted by Jeffery Redding
  • Overnight Rome

THURSDAY, JUNE 20: ROME & VATICAN CITY

  • Tour the Vatican Museum or the Roman Forum
  • Sing Mass as a combined choir at St. Peter's Basilica (tbd)
  • Farewell dinner
  • Overnight Rome

FRIDAY, JUNE 21: DEPART

  • Transfer to the airport to begin your journey home

Take the Next Step!

We will be happy to answer any questions about this outstanding festival tour.

719-260-0200 or info@kiconcerts.com

kiconcerts.com

"To see all of these singers, side by side, singing their hearts out for all assembled will forever be a lasting and beautiful memory of our tour experience."

Mark Johnson
Minnesota Boychoir
Executive and Artistic Director