Gala Orchestra Performance by Conductor Benjamin Zander

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World famous conductor Benjamin Zander is overjoyed to be performing in Bhutan with his acclaimed BPYO orchestra on inAugust, 2015 as part of the 60th birth anniversary celebrations of the Fourth King His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck.

Traveling exclusively to Bhutan, he will present gala performances of the orchestra in a most spectacular setting. In addition, there will be chamber ensembles and solos throughout Thimphu to share in the celebration of music with everyone in honor of His Majesty.

Benjamin Zander is the conductor of the critically lauded Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, which recently received rave reviews for its Carnegie Hall appearances and European tour, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. He often appears as a guest conductor around the world.

With London’s famed Philharmonia Orchestra he is recording the complete cycle of Mahler symphonies, recordings that have been received with extraordinary critical acclaim both for the performance along with Zander’s now famous full-length disc explaining the music for the lay listener.

“He does not live on the music’s nerve but rather broadly and farsighted through his emotions, shaped by the music’s breath and pulse.”
Start Date: 17-18, August, 2015

Venue: Thimphu, Bhutan

The tour programme shall be designed to visit the neighbouring five districts of western Bhutan, if requests are made by the clients.

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Price Details

The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), Tourism Business regulating agency of the Royal Government of Bhutan, fixes the Tourist Tariff rate. This rate is valid for all the inclusive tour packages. The tariffs for tourists visiting in a group of 3 persons or more are as follows:

Peak Season Rate: (March, April, May, September, October and November) Cultural Tour /Trekking – US$ 250/per person per night halt.

Low Season Rate:(January, February, June, July, August and December) Cultural Tour /Trekking- US$ 200/per person per night halt.

Price Inclusions

  • Bhutan Royalty ($65 per person per day).
  • Visa Fees ($40 per person).
  • All necessary permit fees.
  • All transfers and sightseeing with entrance fees.
  • All meals including evening tea.
  • All accommodation in our partner hotels, which are some of the best in the country on twin sharing basis.
  • All trekking equipments and logistics including cooks, camp personnel, horsemen and ponies.
  • English-speaking tour leader, guide and driver.
  • Trekking Insurance (Our value-added service).
  • Cultural Performance (our value-added service).

Price Exclusion

  • Airfare for flights into and out of Bhutan.
  • All personal expenses like laundry, telephone, tips, shopping expenses.
  • Meals and Beverages other than the ones mentioned above (see inclusions).
  • Spa Charges.
  • Travel and Medical insurance.

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Gala Orchestra Performance by Conductor Benjamin Zander
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