Tours of Tuscany

Tours of Tuscany
Join this small group tour and immerse yourself in the current of sensation for a week of food, wine and culture in Tuscany.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Sunday concert Lineup

Sunday concert Lineup

Zosia Kilmartin

18 year old rising star, Zosia Kilmartin, is a classically trained singer, who is currently studying under the direction of world renowned opera singing sensation Ms Lisa Gasteen.One of the highlights of Zosia’s career, to date, is her recent appearance at the annual Opera on the Mountain open air concert in May. This event featured Zosia along with 10 of Australia’s top opera singers

Alex Ranieri15 year old Alex Raineri is a Brisbane based pianist and composer. In December 2008, Alex was awarded a Distinction in his 'Trinity College of London' LTCL exam. In June 2008, Alex performed Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' with the Queensland Orchestra in the keyboard finals of the 'ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards' under the baton of Pietari Inkinen.

Dominique Fegan (soprano) began her singing studies at a very early age as she had the (mis)fortune to have been born the youngest child of a singing teacher! In 1986 she won a coveted place to study drama with the Royal Queensland Youth Theatre and went on to perform with operatic societies in and around Brisbane.
Dominique Fegan appears courtesy of Opera Queensland

Italian Fashion Week Highlights and showcases - Fashion EventDesigns are so amazingly wearable and the depth of quality of color and style across all types of designer is so strong. These mouth-watering displays make the celebration of Italian Fashion Week a real delight this year. Featuring multi award winning Elio Moda and a host of leading Italian Designers and Italian Inspired designs. See the latest styles and designs. A must for all fashion lovers and those inspired by design.

Italian Waiters Race
Waiters and waitresses representing Italian restaurants in Queensland will gather in The Queen Street Mall to compete in a relay race with a difference—the runners have to carry glasses of wine on a tray without spilling a drop.The waiters’ race, or Corsa dei Camerieri in Italian, is one event of the Tastes of Italy to be held over the weekend. It will feature waiters and waitresses mostly from Italian restaurants.

Marco Evans live from Italy
Marco Evans grew up in a very musical household. His grandmother, father and his aunt are all singers, musicians and performers. Marco is multifaceted; he is foremost, a singer/songwriter/producer working on his debut album. He is also constanly on call as a singing teacher and vocal coach. He runs his own recording studio and is currently working with the finest singers and musicians in the country.

Paolo Diotti Live from Italy
Pianist, composer, arranger and producer, Paolo studies music since age 5 and has arranged and composed music for theatre: “In alto mare” di Slawomir Mrozek (1994), “Cibo” di Carla Vistarini (1995), “Guglielmo e la moneta d’oro” di Mino Milani (1996), Paolo is the winner of two schorlarships by the world famous “CET” musical institure of Mogol:

Lisa Hunt
Lisa began singing in that great African American tradition, the gospel church, there was laid the foundation of her soulful singing style. In Italy she has been the featured vocalist on tour and recordings of ZUCCHERO Sugar Fornaciari for over 15 years and has worked with a range of artist from Andrea Bocelli, and Luciano Pavarotti. You can check out her on Pavarotti and friends.