Monthly Archives: August 2011

A Toast to Melba

We’re having great fun preparing our tribute to the marvellous Dame Nellie Melba! This 150th anniversary has been eagerly anticipated, thanks largely to Ann Blainey’s award winning biography “I Am Melba”.  Anecdotes drawn from this hugely enjoyable and scholarly book … Continue reading

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Song for Melanesia

On 8 August I rehearsed and recorded my first ever ‘charity pop ballad’ (never thought I’d say that!).  This was organised by journalist Susan Merrell, who is currently working closely with people in Papua New Guinea, as part of a … Continue reading

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