Recollections of an Italian summer

Recollections of an Italian summer

Since my departure from Italy in 1964, I have returned 26 times to my hometown of Vivaro in Friuli (situated in the North-East), including once…

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Know your choir - Geraldine Triffitt

Know your choir – Geraldine Triffitt

At the age of four I played chopsticks on the piano, hit a tennis ball against the wall of the house and heard my sisters…

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Know your choir - Denise Stephenson

Know your choir – Denise Stephenson

About 4 years ago I went with a friend to a concert at the Italian Cultural Centre. There were groups representing different cultures. I was impressed…

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The amazing life of Felice Benuzzi

The amazing life of Felice Benuzzi

On 20 July 2017, we heard a fascinating talk by Rory Steele. A retired Australian diplomat and writer, Rory has a number of connections to…

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Know your choir - Ludmilla Windle

Know your choir – Ludmilla Windle

Upon hearing my accent, people often ask me where I come from. I was born in Harbin, northern China, where my great grandparents migrated from…

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