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Telemann 360º – A River Cruise


The World’s First Telemann Cruise

Welcome aboard for the World’s first Telemann Cruise!

During this cruise aboard our yacht Liberty we will celebrate the life, times and oeuvre of baroque Germany’s favorite composer, Georg Philipp Telemann. Telemann 360º- A river Cruise, is a collaboration with Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare, and features music, storytelling and a limited edition beer offering from St. Benjamin’s Brewing Company. During this cruise we will explore the Delaware River.

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 – 1767) was revered during his lifetime as equal if not superior to Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel. This Fall, (re)discover this giant of a composer, avid gardener, poet, entrepreneur and re-inventor of music printing and publishing during Telemann 360º events and concerts all across Philadelphia. For a complete listing and more information about Tempesta di Mare, visit

Dates and Times

September 29, 2017 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
October 1, 2017 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm
October 12, 2017 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Tickets – click here – Adults $40 and Children 12 and Under $22


On September 29th and October 1st we will enjoy live music for part of the cruise. Unfortunately, on October 12th, there is a conflicting live performance as part of the Telemann festival, but we will still enjoy recorded curated Telemann music.

Meeting Location

We depart from the Seaport Museum dock at Penn’s Landing. The dock is attached to the Seaport boat shop at the North end of the marina adjacent to the Hilton Hotel. The Seaport Museum’s street address is 211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

Please plan to arrive at the dock at least 15 minutes before our scheduled departure time. We cannot wait for late arrivals.