Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational: Sample 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 Street Deco architecture
  • Check-in to the (Manhattan) 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
  • Check-in to the (New Jersey) hotel for overnight


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
  • Private clinic with Maestro Michael Adelson, festival clinician and Associate Conductor of the New York Philharmonic
  • 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
  • Morning sound check and rehearsal at Carnegie Hall
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • 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