The Christian church as it became organized, discovered singers collectively gather courage to perform as well as gain momentum to give outstanding performances
Benjamin Britten’s gesture of reconciliation was to ensure the main protagonists of World War II Russia, Germany & Great Britain performed his inaugural Requiem
Prior to the twentieth century towers were built as symbols to the heights of material wealth and prosperity the western world had yet achieved.
Since ancient times men and women have all seemingly had one thing in common, the very real need for sleep, love and dreams and in a comfortable and stylish bed
French painter François Boucher produced many of the images we have of Jeanne Antoinette, Marquise de Pompadour, official Mistress of King Louis XV of France
A belief gold and gemstones had an effect on the affairs of many has not been limited to any culture and tokens of human affection were jewelled objects of love
English Georgian era (1714 – 1830) from monarchs to middling people and music of Mozart was a great gaze that began on horseback and ended in a railway carriage
Marriage a sacred rite in most religions of the world brings grace to those partaking; does it still mean something when the fancy clothes worn are stored away?
The Pinchgut Opera at Sydney’s production of Il Giasone, a rarely heard early music work, will feature David Hansen in the lead as Jason of Golden Fleece fame
King Henry VIII came to Bath and discovered the therapeutic value of the waters in 15th century. When ‘Beau’ Nash arrived in 1702 it became a centre for fashion
Plain or Fancy a show on view until August 2013 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art invites visitors to consider their preferences associated with these two words
A landmark exhibition Photography and the American Civil War (1861 – 1865) opens on April 2 at one of the world’s greatest institutions The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Societal and cultural history is becoming big business in Australia, helping us to unpick the meaning of culture or to trace the threads of our society. In 2012 in NSW ‘History Week‘, takes place between in Spring from the 8 – 16th September 2012. During that week there will be…
Brisbane based soprano Milica Ilic is a Principal Artist for Opera Australia and in 2012 has appeared as Queen of the Night in the Magic Flute and will later in the year cover the title role in Opera Australia’s new production of Lucia di Lamermoor. She is also completing a series…
“Paws for a Moment” and consider the importance of pet’s in our lives and then start baking to raise funds on Cupcake Day for the RSPCA (Royal Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals). This community based social profit organisation works to prevent cruelty to animals by actively promoting their care and…
Ulysses is a thought-provoking piece of prose for those with a positive approach to life and, those searching for continuity between past, present and future