Most of us are familiar with “The Sound of Music” –it’s run on stages throughout the world in various incarnations since 1959, including a recent live television version starring country star Carrie Underwood.
If this musical is a favorite of yours, you may be interested in Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection exclusive offer- they have scheduled onboard performances by the granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp, Elizabeth Von Trapp on select 2014 itineraries and departures from June to September.
Here’s more information on Ms. Von Trapp, and her family’s musical legacy (from Uniworld):
“Von Trapp has continued the legacy of the internationally renowned Trapp Family Singers, captivating audiences with an artistic passion that transcends both time and culture. Uniworld guests enjoy performances that highlight her unique and expressive style, including iconic Sound of Music melodies.
Guests sailing on Uniworld’s “Enchanting Danube,” will join von Trapp in Salzburg, Austria at the epic Mirabellgarten as she performs highlights from The Sound of Music , as well as other angelic arrangements extending from Gregorian chants, 12th-century mystic Hildegard von Bingen tunes, early American hymns, and her own original compositions.
Guests will also participate in a sing-along of “Do-Re-Mi” at the famed garden where the original 1964 scene was filmed. And guests sailing on “European Serenade,” “Danube Discovery,” and ” Grand European River Voyage ,” will be treated to “the sounds of von Trapp” with an exclusive onboard performance.”