Upcoming Trip: Classic New York!

October 24-27, 2019

Join Sherry Nelson of Davidson’s Friends of the Arts and WDAV radio host Rachel Stewart for a glorious four days of music, art and theatre in New York City.

Tour Highlights

  • Prime tickets for the following performances:
    • Concert by the Munich Philharmonic, Valery Gergiev conducting
    • Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera, featuring the great soprano Christine Goercke in the title role
    • To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, nominated for 9 Tony Awards
  • Tours of major museums and galleries in New York with expert guides, including pre-hours tours of Neue Galerie
  • Tour of the High Line on the west side of Manhattan with expert guide
  • Accommodations at the Park Lane Hotel, all overlooking Central Park
  • Tour cost includes breakfast daily, two lunches and two dinners, plus a welcome reception
  • Private motor coach transportation for all excursions in the itinerary
  • Music commentary by WDAV’s Rachel Stewart

For questions or additional information, please contact shnelson@davidson.edu.

Since 2000, Sherry has led arts trips to New York City. Previous tours have included:

  • Performance tickets to Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Warhorse, Wicked, Lion King, The Book of Mormon, Glengarry Glen Ross, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Peter and the Starcatcher, Jersey Boys, Chicago and many more
  • A private viewing of Sotheby's and wine tasting
  • A guided tour of the new Whitney Museum
  • Curator guided tour and lunch at the Museum of Arts and Design
  • Performances at the acclaimed venues: Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall
  • Dinner with Professor of English Cynthia Lewis before the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Romeo and Juliet
  • Visit with The Color Purple producer Scott Sanders and lunch at Sardi's
  • Visit with Legally Blonde producer Kristin Caskey at The Players Club in Gramercy Park
  • Visit with Signature Theatre's associate artistic director
  • Guided tours of the Modern Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum, American Folk Art Museum and the New Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Gallery and artist studio visits
  • Historical Hotels -The Warwick New York
  • Small boutique hotels - Casablanca Hotel, The Kimberly
  • Luxury Hotels - The Viceroy