Opera & Classical Music Tours
lovingly designed ….and personally hosted

Soprano Jennifer Parish and baritone Stewart Cameron welcome you to their premium tours for lovers of opera, classical music and ”the good life.’  A delight in sharing our passions of music and travel saw the birth of Music Lovers Tours in 2012, a boutique travel company based in Australia. We specialise in group tours for independent, like-minded people, offering only three or four of our unique, keenly-anticipated tours each year. Our tailor-made tours are unrivalled, with every aspect of travel, from hotels and restaurants to visits and performances, booked personally, direct with suppliers. This ensures smooth running and consistently high standards. Excellent value for money is a further benefit. It is no surprise that our tours boast an extremely high percentage of repeat clients.

In addition to performances, each of our Opera & Classical Music Tours features a sparkling itinerary taking in various attractions and tours relating both to music and to broader fascinations in the cities, towns and regions visited. Destinations in Europe and Asia are offered, with Italy a much-loved speciality. A ‘jewel in the crown’ annual tour is ‘Viva Verdi & La Scala.’ It takes in the main performances in the world-acclaimed Festival Verdi in Parma, explores the life of Verdi, Pavarotti and other greats and also includes opera at La Scala, Milan and La Fenice, Venice.

We have excellent relationships with the various Opera Houses and theatres featured. It is a privilege to accompany our clients to performances in some of the greatest opera houses in the world. Observing their excitement on entering the theatre and settling into excellent seats is great reward for our hard work and relationship building.

Our tours are now so popular, clients avoid missing out by ‘Reserving a Place’ well before tours go on sale. Every tour offered is ‘guaranteed departure,’ and they always sell-out! Subscribing to our secure email newsletter ensures you are up to date with our future plans as well as current news. Subscribe
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Opera in Sydney

Sydney - Feb 2021

Our keenly awaited return to Sydney and the magnificent Opera House. Join us for 3 marvellous nights to enjoy Verdi’s thrilling Ernani, plus a wonderful concert by Opera Australia stars.

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Harbourside Opera

Sydney - April 2021

Our 4-night package offers Premium seats to the opera, convivial activities, two dinners with music, best seats to the opera and a delightful, heritage 5-star hotel right at Circular Quay.

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La Dolce Vita

Italy - September 2021

We repeat our marvellous immersion into the Italian lifestyle. Live The Good Life far from busy tourist spots as we visit small towns and villages in various beautiful regions.

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Viva Verdi

Italy - October 2021

An opera-lover’s dream, this tour takes in the world-acclaimed Festival Verdi in Parma, followed by still more opera, first at iconic La Scala, Milan and to finish, La Fenice, Venice.

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Norfolk Island

Musical Week - Dec '21

Enjoy concerts by nine fine performers flying in from Australia & NZ, a variety of local tours, convivial meals and time to explore this pristine, historic little island.

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Scotland the Brave

Scotland - July/Aug 2022

Our much-awaited tour to Scotland is filled with Music, history and many a marvellous experience. We explore quaint villages, grand cities, the islands and the highlands!

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Why us?

Why travel with MLT?

A boutique, ‘hands-on’ Australian company, we personally create each tour ‘from scratch’. This ensures keen-pricing, smooth running and tours filled with hand-picked inclusions.

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Future Tours

Coming soon

In the planning are several new tours, including Historic Singapore, Musical Melbourne, A European Opera Grand Tour and Carnevale in Venice. These cover Oct 2021 – March 2022.

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I so thoroughly enjoyed traveling with you to Italy on our wonderful Viva Verdi tour,  It was truly the trip of a lifetime. Christina P., Adelaide

I feel privileged to have participated in a number of Music Lovers Tours, and I look forward to more with wonderful feelings of excitement, pleasure and confidence. Fay T. Sydney

 Dear Jennifer and Stewart, What a fabulous experience! Not only a Wonderful opera on Sydney Harbour, but great accommodation, great food, lovely new friends… Bonnie, California

beautiful music, stunning scenery and amazing hotels…. I appreciated that as tour leaders,
you were readily available.  Bev H, Melbourne