Canticum Novum Tour Choir 2022 Scotland

Featuring Mozart's Requiem

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Canticum Novum Scotland Tour

June 23 - July 1, 2022

We invite you to join us on the Canticum Novum Scotland Tour taking place June 23 - July 1, 2022, under the direction of Dr. Harold Rosenbaum. This tour will cover Edinburgh, Inverness, Fort William, and Glasgow. As part of this performance tour, the feature piece we will be singing is Mozart's Requiem.

Recognized among the premier interpreters of choral music, Dr. Harold Rosenbaum is the founder of The New York Virtuoso Singers (“New York’s outstanding concert choir” -NY Times), and The Canticum Novum Singers (an elite choir” – NY Times). He is the recipient of many awards including Columbia University’s Ditson Conductor’s Award. Other recipients of this award include Mstislav Rostropovich, Robert Shaw, Leopold Stokowski, Leonard Bernstein, Alan Gilbert, Michael Tilson Thomas, and James Levine.

All touring participants are required to be current with COVID-19 vaccinations to ensure the health, safety, and peace of mind of all traveling participants.  Furthermore, additional safety measures may be mandated by local governments, such as mask-wearing while indoors.  Updates on such measures will be given periodically right up to departure.

Highlights from the Tour

In addition to memorable performances throughout Scotland, you will have the opportunitiy to visit and tour Scotland's most exciting cities and sights. 

Edinburgh, with its striking medieval and Georgian districts, overlooked by the volcanic sill of Arthur's Seat to the south and the Calton Hill to the north, is widely regarded as one of Europe's loveliest capitals. The city is famous for the arts (it was once known as the "Athens of the North"), a preeminence reflected in its hosting every year of Britain's largest arts extravaganza, the Edinburgh Festival. Its museums and galleries display the riches of many cultures

Inverness is the administrative center for the Highland region, which consists of Nairn, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland and Caithness, which are old counties of Inverness. Given the town's favorable location at the gateway to the Northwest Highlands, Inverness has become a busy tourist center and it makes a good starting point for excursions

Fort William lies on the shore of Loch Linnhe in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. The town makes an ideal touring centre from which to discover the beauty of the surrounding countryside. The fort referred to in the town name was built by William of Orange in the middle of the 17th century but it was demolished in 1890 to make way for the new railroad line

Glasgow is Scotland’s largest and most highly populated city. In the 1980’s and 1990’s, Glasgow transformed itself into a vibrant post-industrial city. The city centre, with its ornate Victorian buildings is the stage for the new Glasgow, sparkling with nightlife, shopping, pubs and restaurants that are just about unmatched anywhere else in Scotland


Day 1: Thursday, June 23, 2022

  • Departure via scheduled air service to Glasgow, Scotland

Day 2: Friday, June 24

  • Arrive in Glasgow
  • Meet your MCI Tour Manager, who will assist the group to the awaiting motorcoach for transfer to Edinburgh (time permitting take an orientation tour of Edinburgh’s highlights)
  • Late Afternoon hotel Check-in
  • Evening Welcome Dinner and overnight

Day 3: Saturday, June 25

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Half-day guided sightseeing tour of Edinburgh includes a tour of Edinburgh Castle, which along with its rock, is probably the best known view in Edinburgh. It has been a royal residence since the 11th century, although the majority of buildings you will see are those resulting from its use as a military garrison. See the Honours of Scotland (including the Scottish Crown Jewels) and the Royal Scots Regimental Museum. Also see Arthur’s Seat, Charlotte Square, St. Giles, the Royal Mile, Sir Walter Scott Monument, St. Andrew Square and other landmarks
  • Lunch, on own
  • Afternoon at leisure for shopping and sightseeing
  • Evening dinner and overnight

Day 4: Sunday, June 26

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Full day excursion to the Scottish Highlands, including a visit to Stirling with entrance to the Castle. Over the centuries, Stirling has been a much-disputed stronghold, occupying a strategically important position in the Forth valley. The earliest inhabitants were probably of Welsh descent, and it is thought that the name Stirling is a corruption of the term "Place of Striving." No fewer than 15 battlefields lie within close proximity of the castle
  • Lunch, on own
  • Return to Edinburgh
  • Performance at Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh as part of the American
    Celebration of Music in Britain
  • Evening dinner and overnight

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