Gavin Tulloch

Gavin Tulloch

About Gavin Tulloch

Scientist and poet. He loves chemistry, wine, women and operas. We don’t know the order.

José Carreras reborn as one of three great tenor voices

Just 70 years ago today one of the most beautiful tenor voices was born in Barcelona, a city with a great history of music and architecture, and one that has great pride in its wonderful son, José Carreras.

In 1992 he repaid his heritage as musical director for the opening and closing ceremonies of

By |December 5th, 2016|Special Musical Experience|0 Comments

Maria Callas: Recalling a Divine Talent

It was 93 years ago on December 2nd 1923 that a baby girl was born to Greek parents in Manhattan. It is said that her mother rejected her for several days, so disappointed was she that this was not the son she sought.

The father was an easy going man pf questionable fidelity who had

By |December 2nd, 2016|Special Musical Experience|0 Comments

Australia Celebrates Faces of Mercy in Rome

The inspiration for the creation of the Faces of Mercy and its performances in Sydney and Rome was a key sentence in the homily by Pope Francis after his selection as Pope.

“The message of Jesus is mercy. For me, and I say this with humility, it is the Lord’s strongest message.” This year of

By |November 22nd, 2016|Special Australia|0 Comments

Exciting musical experience of a Stuart Grand Piano

Wayne Stuart is a proud Australian who has created the most outstanding revolution in grand piano design in generations.

He is the master designer and manufacturer of the Stuart Grand Piano that adds a dimension to the capability of the traditional name brands such as Steinway and Yamaha by expanding the normal octave range. Stuart

By |November 9th, 2016|Special Australia|0 Comments

Surf’s UP! At Bondi Sculpture by the Sea

For 20 years Bondi Sculpture by the Sea has graced the coastal walk, parks and beaches of South Bondi and Tamarama, a scenic area of great natural beauty but not architectural wonder.

Standing above the Bondi Icebergs Club, looking north over the ocean pool, gives the perfect panorama of Bondi, probably the world’s most famous

By |November 5th, 2016|Special Australia|0 Comments

Australian Celebration of Jubilee of Pope Francis

The Australian jubilee has its own spirit and towards the end of the Year of Mercy it celebrates in a special way with three of its finest artists: Niké Borghese, Kevin Brophy and George Palmer.

The performance, called ‘Faces of Mercy’, has been held in Sydney on 23rd October and will be in Rome in

By |October 27th, 2016|Special Art & Architecture, Special Australia|0 Comments

Barangaroo Reserve, Old Sydney Town Renewed

Sydney and the area of Barangaroo Reserve was first occupied by the Gadigal people maybe over 10,000 years ago.

The Sydney harbour with the surrounding hills were home to about 1500 people when the British arrived and declared when they landed at Camp Cove that the land was ‘Terra Nullius’ –‘nobody owns it’ without consulting

By |October 26th, 2016|Special Australia|0 Comments

Two Million Years Living in Thessaly

The great cities of the ancient world such as Rome and Athens are but babes in relation to the cities and towns of Thessaly in central Greece.

The area of Larissa, the capital of Thessaly, has been continuously occupied since the Neolithic Age, and areas to the east have discoveries dating back to the Paleolithic

By |October 20th, 2016|Special Galleries and Museums|0 Comments

Family Memories in A Collection of Toy Horses

The horse has occupied a unique role in mankind since the first human bestrode one of these magnificent beasts.

It is remembered in the myths of far distant past such as Pegasus, the flying horse, the magnificent Centaur which shows man’s desire to share the beauty and power of the horse, or the magical Unicorn,

By |September 30th, 2016|Special Galleries and Museums|0 Comments

Cesanese del Piglio 43rd Grape Festival

For most people beyond the boundaries of Ciociaria and Rome, the Cesanese del Piglio grape is still a mystery, an idiosyncracy of Lazio whose history is a small paragraph in the stories of Italian grapes and thriving viniculture.

For many, the wines of Lazio are represented by the Frascati whites of the Castelli Romani, more

By |September 27th, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

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