Silversea reveals enrichment programmes for 2017
Opera and ballet admirers, food and wine connoisseurs, bridge players, wellness enthusiasts and lifelong learners will appreciate indulging their passions with Silversea's exciting onboard enrichment program in 2017. "We are delighted to feature such an inspiring collection of renowned artists, experts and guest speakers on our voyages," said Barbara Muckermann, Silversea's chief marketing officer. "Our enrichment programming has always been about offering culturally immersive experiences and unique perspectives, and we believe these carefully curated presentations will both engage and enlighten our guests."
- Ballet Cruises with Acclaimed Russian Ballet Soloists
Daria Khokhlova and Artemy Belyakov, ballet performers of the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, are returning to Silversea for exclusive engagements aboard Silver Spirit's August 25th and September 3rd Mediterranean voyages.
- Ballet Cruise with L'Opéra de Paris Star
Solo performer Jean-Sébastien Colau of L'Opéra de Paris, one of the world's greatest companies, will treat audiences to his artistry when he and a partner take to the stage aboard Silver Whisper's October 23rd sailing from Montreal to New York.
- Culinary Arts & Wine Voyages
An October "Tastes of the Mediterranean" cruise aboard Silver Spirit, hosted by guest chefs Umberto Menghi and Michael Jacob, will feature culinary demonstrations, market visits, gala dinners and culinary-focused shore excursions. Silver Shadow's October 8th "Relais & Châteaux Gourmet Cruise" will welcome Relais & Châteaux guest chef Dominique Bouchet, owner of the eponymous restaurant in Tokyo. Bouchet will host gala dinners and cooking demonstrations presented in addition to a L'École de
Chefs cooking school program hosted by David Bilsland, Silversea corporate chef. Silver Spirit's October 23rd "Wine Cruise" is presented in partnership with Comitato Grandi Cru d'Italia, an association of top Italian winemakers, and the Professional Association of Italian Sommeliers (ASPI). The wine enrichment program will spotlight a collection of some of Italy's finest vintages as top sommeliers Gennaro Buono and Giuseppe Vaccarini guide and educate guests in the art of winemaking.
- Wellness Expedition Voyages
Silver Discoverer offers wellness-themed programming on a quartet of expedition voyages to Micronesia, Melanesia and Australia, including departures on October 4th, 18th and 25th, and on November
9th. Guests enjoy a comprehensive and complimentary program that includes: stretching; yoga and Pilates classes; daily lectures and cooking demonstrations; gym sessions led by personal trainers using Technogym fitness equipment; and choice of one complimentary spa massage treatment.
- Silver Perspectives
For guests seeking to enrich their minds and enjoy a richer travel experience, the Silver Perspectives enrichment program welcomes destination experts and distinguished guest speakers on board for fascinating lectures and stimulating conversation. Invited speakers include authors, journalists, naturalists, diplomats, professors and other specialists whose topics range from politics and the environment to tribal customs and ancient history. For additional details about each voyage and enrichment opportunities, visit silversea.com.
Yoga on deck
Dining at the Grill