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Exclusive Music Series

With Aled Jones MBE and Paul Potts

Like a gateway to the past and present, Europe’s rivers offer intrepid explorers an insight into how history has shaped the modern day. The Danube has been recognised for inspiring poets, musicians and painters alike, and is the route for our Exclusive Music Series. 

Like-minded music fans can choose between two unique eight-day itineraries showcasing British music as part of an all-inclusive river cruise. On the Iconic Danube, sailing from Budapest to Passau, boy Soprano Aled Jones MBE will join Scenic on-board, while tenor Paul Potts, will join the Gems of the Danube, setting sail from Budapest to Nuremburg. 

Both will treat guests to private performances in the wonderfully appropriate setting of Vienna’s Arsenal. An unforgettable celebration of classical and opera music, in a city that has influenced both genres greatly. 

  • Sail the Danube on-board a luxury 5-star Space-Ship;
  • Enjoy a private concert, exclusive to Scenic guest
  • Enjoy an exclusive Q&A session on board

Cruise the Danube with Operatic Sensation Paul Potts


On this 8-day luxury all-inclusive river cruise from Budapest to Nuremberg, you will experience the best the Danube has to offer. You will be joined on-board by British tenor and winner of Britain’s Got Talent, Paul Potts in Vienna, who will perform an exclusive concert in the heart of the city at Vienna's famous and opulent Arsenal. Paul will be joined on stage by Natasha Marsh, a welsh operatic soprano. Exclusively for Scenic guests, this will be an evening to remember. 

Paul will also host an exclusive Q&A session on-board where you can enjoy stories about his love of opera, Paul’s rise to fame and the release of his albums and TV work.

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An exclusive musical odyssey along the Danube with Aled Jones MBE

Cruise the Danube from Budapest to Passau, a journey famed for culture and its association to classical music, influenced by Mozart, Strauss and Schubert. You’ll sail in all-inclusive luxury on-board a luxury Scenic Space-Ship on this 8 day musical voyage. You will be joined on-board in Vienna by Aled Jones MBE, who will perform a private concert in the heart of the city in the opulent Arsenal, exclusively for Scenic guests. Aled will perform a collection of popular classics from his recent No 1 album ‘One Voice’ including his worldwide smash hit, 'Walking in the Air,' on stage in a duet with his younger ‘boy’ self, which was first a UK hit more than 30 years ago,.

The next day, Aled will host an exclusive Q&A session on board for Scenic guests, giving you the chance to find out more about his life as a musician and TV and Radio presenter.

This musical themed cruise will also visit the classical cities of the Danube including Bratislava, Vienna, Budapest and the birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg, where the rolling hills are still alive with the sound of music.