Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational: Suggested Itinerary

Day 1:
  • 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 Stree, 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


Day 2:
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • 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