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WFMT Classical Music Tour of London

9 Days / 8 Nights
May 11 - 19, 2024
Chicago (ORD)

Join WFMT Classical Radio Program Host, Carl Grapentine, on a Tour of London!

Enjoy 5 Performances with Premier Seating at the Barbican, the Royal Opera House, and St. Martin in the Fields.

Mahler Symphony #3

Lucia di Lammermoor

(featuring Nadine Sierra)


Beethoven Symphonies
4/5 & 8/9

Tour Includes


3 Symphonies & 2 Operas
(Premium Seating)


A London City Tour


Luxury Accomodations


Breakfast Daily & 2 Dinners with Wine

Classical Music Host

Carl Grapentine

Tour Escort

Greg Pearson of Travelex International

Travel Insurance

Group Travel Insurance

Airfare Not Included

Roundtrip airfare is an additional cost.
Ask us for a quote!

Carl Grapentine

Carl Grapentine retired after a 46-year career in classical music radio. Carl was the host of the Morning Program on WFMT, Chicago’s Classical music station, for almost twenty-five years. He joined WFMT in 1986 after serving as the morning host of WQRS, the classical music station in Detroit, for thirteen years.

Carl still presents pre-concert lectures for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago’s Music of the Baroque, and many other ensembles. He also hosts concerts for numerous community orchestras and bands.  He was the host for the nationally-syndicated broadcast concerts of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and he hosts the National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis each spring.

An alumnus of the University of Michigan School of Music, Carl has been the “stadium voice” of the University of Michigan Marching Band since 1970—his voice being heard on national telecasts of sixteen Rose Bowls and numerous other bowl games. In 2006 he also assumed the responsibilities of game announcer at Michigan Stadium.

An accomplished conductor and singer, Carl has many years of experience as a church music director. He also has sung the national anthem for professional and collegiate sporting events at Wrigley Field, old and new Comiskey Park (now Guaranteed Rate Field), Tiger Stadium, the Pontiac Silverdome, and the University of Michigan’s Crisler Center.