Organ Tour Argentina 2018

April 2-12, 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

 

After an amazing trip to Argentina in February 2017 we are excited to announce Organ Tour Argentina 2018! On the tour, you will meet wonderful people and play a variety of instruments through masterclasses, lectures, and performances and you will have ample opportunity to get to know your new friends as your partake in the local cuisine.

Highlights for 2018 will include the opportunity to see and play the Mutin Cavaille-Coll organ at the Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento in Buenos Aires as well as the Walcker organ at San Jose de Calasanz (Buenos Aires). In addition, we will spend a few days outside of the city in Rauch where we will experience small town Argentina and farm to table cooking. New for 2018 is the chance to relax at the end of the tour at beautiful Iguazu Falls.

Our collaborators for this tour include our local coordinator, Cristina Ayala de Zudaire, as well as Matias Sagreras, Claudio Messina, and Manuel Maturo. We have performed, taught, and participated in concerts and masterclasses all over the world, including the United States, Argentina, Italy, France, Russia, and Germany. The wide range of specialties from our group of collaborators will provide a diverse musical and educational experience. Matias Sagreras is the organist at the Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento in Buenos Aires where he will give a introduction to Cavaillé-Coll in Argentina for the Organ Tour participants. Organist, Claudio Messina, is the director of the youth choir, Jóvenes enCantan Buenos Aires. Manuel Maturo is organist at San Patricio in Mercedes and a tango pianist aficionado. He will present an evening of tango as part of Duó Lumié in Mercedes.

You are welcome to travel with me from New York or meet us in Buenos Aires. 

I hope you will consider joining us on this tour!

Paul J. Carroll, Director, Organ Tour

Collaborators
Pilgrimage

New for 2018! As Musical Collaborations celebrates its five year anniversary, our trip to Argentina includes a unique pilgrimage opportunity.

 

Anne Buening will lead daily reflections and discussions. Anne holds degrees in theology, social work, and psychology. Her professional and pastoral experience will ensure participants of both stimulating and engaging spiritual reflections.

 

On this trip, you will have unique opportunities to visit historical basilicas, cathedrals, and churches through the beauty of music. To enhance this experience, daily reflections will be offered to integrate music, composers, and culture in a spiritual and historical context.

 

This trip will engage both musicians and non-musicians alike through musical performance, educational experiences, and cultural activities.

April 2-12, 2018

Planning to meet us in Buenos Aires? Please contact us before making your flight arrangements. The tour begins on Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018 and ends on Wednesday evening, April 11, 2018 at Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport. 

Itinerary

**Specific days, times, and events are subject to change**

Monday, April 2

Afternoon US Departure

Tuesday, April 3

Morning Arrival Buenos Aires (Ezeiza)

Transfer by Private Bus to Rauch

San Pedro Apóstol, Rauch

Balbiani, Italia 1923

2 manuals, 23 ranks

Night in Tandil (1)

Wednesday, April 4

Morning Masterclass

Afternoon practice time

Evening Concert

 

Night in Tandil (2)
 

Thursday, April 5

Depart Rauch by Private Bus for Buenos Aires

Afternoon Organ Visit

Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Socorro, Buenos Aires

Steinmeyer, 1958

3 manuals, 28 ranks

Short evening sightseeing tour of city

Night in Buenos Aires (1)

Friday, April 6

Morning Organ Visit

Basílica del Santísimo Sacramento, Buenos Aires

Mutin Cavaillé-Coll, 1912

4 manuals, 71 ranks

Afternoon sight-seeing Buenos Aires

Evening Event Buenos Aires

Night in Buenos Aires (2)

Saturday, April 7

Morning Organ Visits

San José de Calasanz, Buenos Aires
Walcker, 1924
3 manuals, 35 ranks

Basílica de María Auxiliadora y San Carlos, Buenos Aires
Carlo Vegezzi Bossi, Italia 1910
4 manuals, 38 ranks

Afternoon Rehearsal

Evening Concert

Night in Buenos Aires (3)

Sunday, April 8

Morning Mass at Basilica del Santísimo Sacramento

Midday Concert of participants

Night in Buenos Aires (4)

Monday, April 9

Day in Mercedes

Morning Organ Visit

 

Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Luján
Mutin Cavaillé-Coll, circa 1908 (non-playable)
3 manuals, 49 ranks

 

Afternoon Organ Visit
Parroquia de San Patricio, Mercedes
Steinmeyer, 1931
4 manuals, 63 ranks

 

Evening Tango Night

Night in Buenos Aires (5)

Tuesday, April 10

Morning Flight to Iguazu

Afternoon sightseeing - Iguazu Falls

Night in Iguazu (1)

Wednesday, April 11

Morning sightseeing - Iguazu Falls

Afternoon Flight to Buenos Aires Ezeiza

Evening Flight to US

Thursday, April 12

Morning Arrival in US

Registration

Early Registration by October 31, 2017 - extended to November 30, 2017

Cost: $3340 USD

Land only cost: $2390 USD

Registration after October 31, 2017 - extended to November 30, 2017!

Cost with flight from New York JFK: $3590 USD*

Land only cost: $2640 USD

*After October 31, 2017 flight availability may be limited at this price.

Single Supplement: $590 USD

Terms and Conditions

View the Organ Tour Argentina 2018
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ADDRESS

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Denville, NJ 07834

Tel: 973-453-4524