Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Friday, January 29, 2010

The Great International Choral Cruise on the Mediterranean

Check out this Choral Cruise (7 days, 6 nights) offered by Italian Travel Agency MBM Viaggi and the Art Director of Pro Musica Cantate Domino (Verona, Italy)
 “ALLEGRIA MEDITERRANEA” August 28–September 3, 2010 departing from and returning to Genoa, Italy.
Enjoy your Choral Cruise on Louis Majesty (, one of the most beautiful cruise ships, new entry in the Louis Cruise fleet.
Six great choral concerts to be performed on board in the ship’s theatre.

We are pleased to invite your choir to the First Choral Cruise on the Mediterranean Sea, which will take place on the above mentioned days according to the following special programme:

Saturday August 28
In the afternoon all choirs will be welcomed in Genoa (all details about the meeting point and the embarkation time will be handled later).
Accommodation of the choirs in their reserved staterooms.

20:00 Choir’s Dinner and presentation of the Chairmen and Conductors of each choir.
During the Dinner each choir will perform in turn a short song as presentation and greeting.

21:00 1st Choral Concert (5 choirs).
Sunday August 29
10:00 arrival at Marseille. Free time to visit the city.
18.00 Departure.
19:00 Dinner.
21:00 2nd Choral Concert (5 choirs).

Monday August 30
8:00 arrival at Port Mahon (Menorca island). Free time for visit or excursions.
14:00 Departure.
18:00 3rd Choral Concert (5 choirs).
20:00 Dinner

Tuesday August 31
13:00 Arrival at Tunis and free time for visit or excursions.
19:00 Departure
19:30 Dinner
21:30 4th Choral Concert (5 choirs)

Wednesday September 1
10:00 Arrival at La Valletta (Malta)
11:30 5th Choral Concert in one of the churches of the town. After the concert free time in La Valletta.
18:00 Departure.
20:00 Dinner.

Thursday September 2
6:00 Arrival in Trapani (Sicily) and free time to explore the city.
12:00 Departure
18:00 6th Choral Concert and Closing Ceremony (all choirs joined)
20:00 Dinner

Friday September 3
13:00 Arrival in Genoa and disembarkation.

Our Offer and Features:
Ten choirs from different countries will attend the Festival and join the Cruise. The choirs will be selected among those replying to this invitation.
The non-competitive Choral festival will consist of 6 concerts (one per each day of the cruise) and will see 5 choirs alternating each day on the stage.
Each choir will perform 1 concert every two days for a total of 3 concerts.
  • Each choir will perform a 20 minutes free repertoire per concert, possibly based on the choir’s national folklore.
  • Each choir can choose to sing a cappella or with instrumental accompaniment.
  • In the ship’s theatre a piano is at choirs’ disposal.
  • The repertoire can be partially or totally modified at each concert.
The Choral Festival Cruise gives the unique chance to combine in a very particular way the musical moment with the charm of sailing and life at sea.

Life at sea will reveal the best way to make people meet and know while experiencing the particular atmosphere and rhythms of sailing on a cruise ship, which for the complexity of its organization can be considered a real city floating on the Sea.

Sailing on a cruise ship lets you enjoy life at sea as well as visiting interesting tourist sites in the various ports of call, tasting the finest cuisine dishes in the several ship’s restaurants (5 daily meals are scheduled on board), relaxing and taking part in many delightful activities that will make your holiday a unique and unforgettable experience.

You will enjoy the wide range of entertainment offers of theatre shows, piano bar and disco, as well as relaxing and regenerating yourselves in the fitness and wellness centres, sauna or gym.

Our offer for this special occasion is based on a very competitive price which includes the registration fee, all taxes and insurance fee (beverages, excursions and all special services on demand on the ship are not included).

We  look forward to your favourable and soon reply to start together our wonderful adventure!

Special choir price per person sharing double stateroom, on a full board basis.


Inside staterooms   € 600,00
Outside staterooms ranging from  € 650,00
Additional bed per adult (max 2 beds) € 500,00
Children under 18 years old sharing a stateroom with their parents are free of charge (except for insurance and taxes costs € 120)

Deadline for applications: February 28, 2010
Our Board will reply by March 15, 2010 after examining all the applications.

To request an Application form contact: )

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