Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational: Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Wednesday, June 19

Afternoon arrival in New York City
Meet your MCI Tour Manager for an orientation tour of the City
Sightseeing and NYC orientation tour may include Midtown, 5th Avenue, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Radio City Music Hall, NBC Studio store, Grand Central Terminal, United Nations Building, 42nd Street Deco architecture
Check-in to the (Manhattan or New Jersey) hotel
Evening dinner at a local restaurant
Continue sightseeing including the Lincoln Center, and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Evening sightseeing includes a trip to the top of the Empire State Building or Top of the Rock for a night view of the Big Apple
Return to the hotel for overnight


Day 2: Thursday, June 20

Breakfast at the hotel
Morning sightseeing includes a 1-hr narrated NYC Harbor Cruise
Continue sightseeing of Central Park, Strawberry Fields, Bethesda Fountain, Lincoln Center, and Time Warner Building
Lunch, on own
Tour the Lower Manhattan sights of Battery Park, Wall Street, Trinity Church, the Federal Building (where George Washington was sworn in as the First President), Winter Garden, and 9/11 Memorial (pending availability and advance reservation, Museum is additional cost and requires minimum two hours and has strong content), Chinatown, Little Italy, and Greenwich Village, as time allows
Evening dinner at a Times Square area restaurant
Optional: Attend a Broadway Play/Musical (additional cost)
Return to the hotel for overnight


Day 3: Friday, June 21

Breakfast at the hotel
Tour the Upper Westside including the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Harlem, Apollo Theatre, Grant’s Tomb, and Columbia University
Lunch, on own
1:00 pm  – Morning sound check and rehearsal at Carnegie Hall
Dinner at a local restaurant
7:30 pm – Viennese Masters Invitational Performance in Carnegie Hall
Return to the hotel for overnight


Day 4: Saturday, June 22

Breakfast at the hotel, followed by check-out
Morning sightseeing may include the High Line elevated park along the Hudson River with public art and gardens, Brooklyn Bridge walk, Greenwich Village, or Macy’s shopping
Afternoon departure for home