"Essentially, one travels best as one feels and hears."


"Art is the bridge to the unspeakable."


 These two quotations from Pessoa and Goethe are the inspiration for the MS6 Sea, River & Music Tours. As a classical tour operator, the family business has been internationally active for several years with special theme trips and cruises. These bespoke tours, with world-renowned artists and orchestras, attract audiences to Europe from far beyond the borders of the German-speaking world. Thanks to a strong partners in Taiwan, Japan, China, Australia, Mexico, Korea, USA, UK, Italy, Spain, Denmark, etc. it has been possible to build up a worldwide distribution network.




Sea & Music with the Viennese Philharmonic


In 2012 MS6 succeeded, for the third time, to host an exclusive cruise with the Vienna Philharmonic, which attracted a worldwide audience from 37 countries. 80 artists on a cruise for one week, accompanied by their valued audience from all five continents. Music lovers from all over the world came together on board and on land for a unique concert indulgence.


Highlights of these trips are the major concerts on land, for example, at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, open-air in the ruins of Ephesus, in the Finlandia Hall Helsinki, in Konserthuset Stockholm, the open-air arena in Taormina, the Megaron in Athens etc.

The Viennese Philharmonic, Rudolf Buchbinder and Valery Gergiev 2012 in Mariinsky Theater St. Petersburg



The secret highlights include open rehearsals on board; the musicians can be watched and listened to during development of a piece. Chamber concerts on board and the popular Meet & Greet with the artists complete the program with around 20 musical performances during a trip.



6 hour rehearsals on board, Maestro Zubin Mehta conducts the Viennese Philharmonic 2008