Tag Archives: Australia

Christmas under southern skies

If you’re in Brisbane this Christmas then it’s shaping up to be a warm one. The last couple of weeks have been generally hot and humid too, yet every time I go near a shop I still hear Jingle Bells … Continue reading

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Song for a beach holiday

Happy New Year, musical friends! Welcome to Music Tasting in 2012. I’ve been on a week-long beach holiday recently, which was a delightful way to begin the year. It’s becoming something of a tradition, actually, with a close group of … Continue reading

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Bernstein in the outback

In July 2008 I sang (for the sixth time) with the National Youth Choir of Australia for its first ever Northern Territory tour. Every year the choir meets in a major Australian city to work with a renowned conductor, different … Continue reading

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