m/s Paul Gauguin

Guest Hosts

Kai Gleusteen & Catherine Ordronneau

Classical Musicians

Kai Gleusteen & Catherine Ordronneau will be on the following sailings:

Since 1999 when they first began to work together, Kai Gleusteen and Catherine Ordronneau have established themselves as one of the most important European violin and piano duos. Having performed more than 100 recitals in Europe, Canada and the USA, they are praised for their embodiment and emotional power of their interpretations.

Their repertoire encompasses most of the great sonatas for violin and piano – including complete Beethoven sonatas and Brahms sonatas – as well as a myriad of short pieces representing the countries where they perform. They have recorded extensively on the AVIE label.

Enjoy the enriching experience of hearing this dynamic duo when you join us aboard The Gauguin.

Kai Gleusteen & Catherine Ordronneau will be on the following sailings:

other guest hosts appearing on the m/s Paul Gauguin

Guest Hosts

Art History Professor
Multiple sailings

Acclaimed academic, Fulbright scholar, author, teacher, lecturer, and art historian and curator Caroline Boyle-Turner is a perennially popular guest host aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin. Join us aboard as she enriches your appreciation for our ship’s namesake and his circle of friends.

Arts
Owner/Winemakers, Pfeiffer Winery and Vineyards
June 25, 2022

Robin and Danuta Pfeiffer are the owners and winemakers of Pfeiffer Winery and Vineyards, an ultra-premium, sustainable, 70-acre vineyard with an international reputation for producing world-class Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Enjoy a wine lecture and a tasting of Pfeiffer Winery wines when Robin and Danuta join us aboard The Gauguin.

Food & Wine
Dr. Lindsay Whaley and Dr. Charles Urbanowicz, Smithsonian Journeys
September 7, 2022

Join the Tuamotus & the Society Islands itinerary on September 7, 2022, to experience two very special Smithsonian Journeys Experts on language and anthropology in the South Pacific. when Dr. Lindsay Whaley and Dr. Charles Urbanowicz join us aboard The Gauguin.

Academia
Distinguished Professor of Cultural Geography
September 24, 2022

The University Distinguished Professor of Cultural Geography at Western Kentucky University, Dr. David Keeling has visited more than 185 countries and studied a wide range of topics, from the geography of exploration and discovery to socio-economic change. Join us aboard The Gauguin as he shares his expertise in a series of fascinating lectures.

Science