Press release

Soprano Lesley Garrett to star on Saga's Nordic Notes cruise

Monday 3 February 2014

Saga ships sail away with a choice of music-themed cruises to Norway
• Soprano Lesley Garrett joins Saga Sapphire’s opera-themed cruise
• Enjoy concerts during the Hardanger Music Festival
• Visit composer Edvard Grieg’s former home at Troldhaugen
• Dance the nights away on Magic of Motown or Sounds of the 60s cruises

There has never been a better time to enjoy the natural beauty of Norway on a Saga cruise.

The flags will be out as Norway celebrates its bicentenary and there will be music all the way!

Saga Sapphire
Nordic Notes 
Soprano Lesley Garrett will give a performance on board this star quality opera-themed cruise. Passengers will also be given behind-the-scenes insights from Royal Opera House tour manager Barry Stewart and look forward to a memorable night at Kristiansund’s opera house, the oldest in Norway.
9 nights from £1136, departing Dover on September 2 calling at Bergen, Kristiansund, Molde, Geiranger, Floro and Stavanger

 Fjordland Melodies
Spend three leisurely days cruising the Hardanger Fjord during the Hardanger Music Festival. Musicians from the festival will perform on board against a backdrop of breath-taking scenery. Festival performances take place along the fjord to make for a unique musical experience.
In Bergen there will be a chance to visit composer Edvard Greig’s former home at Troldhaugen.
7 nights from £909, departing Dover on June 2 calling at Bergen, Ulvik, Eidfjord and Odda

Spellbinding Norway 
By day visit quaint villages and historic ports and experience the UNESCO-protected landscape of Norway’s stunning fjords. In the evenings get into the 60s groove with the Steve Love Band and to continue the theme a 60s culture speaker will also be on board to bring back memories of the ‘Make love, not war’ era.
7 nights from £909, departing Dover on July 24 calling at Stavanger, Flam, Olden and Bergen

Saga Pearl II
The Fabulous Fjords
Saga Pearl II offers a choice of two fabulous cruises for passengers who love to hit the dancefloor!
Music and mountains, fjords and fun – on May 1, there will be dancing to the Magic of Motown and on June 15, the theme will be Sounds of the 60s, from bubblegum pop, surf, beat and R&B..
Price: 7 nights from £909 departing Dover on May 1 and June 15 calling at Bergen, Geiranger, Skjolden and Haugesund. May 1 cruise returns to Harwich.

All holidays include travel to port, all meals, 24-hour room service, entertainment, all gratuities, porterage, travel insurance and cancellation cover.

For details call free on 0800 50 5030 or visit

Lesley Garrett