Performers from celebrated music festival perform on board cruise ship for 25th anniversary
Guests joining Hebridean Island Cruises’ (www.hebridean.co.uk/ 01756704704) music themed cruise, A Classical Cruise of the Hebrides, will be able to enjoy two exclusive performances from artists at the celebrated Mendelssohn on Mull festival, whilst on board the ship.
The luxury cruise line is one of the sponsors for the annual classical music event, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
Young violin soloist, Colin Scobie, will performing Mendelssohn’s Hebridean Overture for passengers inside Fingal’s Cave, which provided the original inspiration for the piece. Guests will also be able to enjoy a special concert by a string quartet from the festival after the ship has called at Duart Castle.
A Classical Cruise of the Hebrides starts from £5,090 per person (based on two people sharing an outside cabin). Cruise departs from Oban and calls at Jura and Port Ellen, Staffa and Ulva, Tobermory, Muck and Ardnamurchan, Fort William and Craignure, before calling back into Oban. Price is based on a 2 July 2013 UK departure.
Price includes transport between Glasgow and the ship or free car parking, meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, shore excursions and gratuities and all relevant cruise taxes/fees. All 2013 Hebridean Island Cruises bookings also come with the added benefit of free single trip travel insurance. Terms and conditions apply – see website or brochure for details.