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April 18 to 26, 2020

Walk with former Vienna resident Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87, on the streets where Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert once walked, and meet with a current member of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.

Coffee klatch. Savor a slice of apple strudel and a mélange (the Viennese equivalent of cappuccino) at one of Vienna’s famous kaffeehauses. Revelations. Discover Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) Vienna, gaining special entry to Otto Wagner’s Kirche am Steinhof and attending a private viewing of Gustav Klimt’s remarkable Beethoven Frieze on display in the Secession Building. Eastern delights. Taste superb local wines and traditional cuisine in Burgenland along Austria’s eastern border and visit Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt, where Joseph Haydn conducted and composed for nearly 40 years.




Bertrand Patenaude
International Relations

Bert Patenaude, MA '79, PhD '87, is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a lecturer at Stanford University, who specializes in history and international relations.

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