Our Tour Leaders
All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.
Mairi Nicolson’s long and varied career as a broadcaster for the ABC and BBC has taken her from the Sydney Opera House to New York’s Avery Fischer Hall, from the Royal Albert Hall London to Hamer Hall, Melbourne.
For ABC Classic FM she currently presents a range of afternoon radio programs including The Opera Show and Music Makers and local and international orchestral concerts, broadcasts for Opera Australia and Musica Viva.
Mairi also conducts professional Media Training sessions with singers and musicians so they can best communicate their stories to the widest possible audience.
“Where do we start with Mairi Nicholson! We couldn’t have a better tour leader, actually is the best tour leader we have ever had. Mairi kept everything running smoothly but one could sense that there was nothing she wasn’t aware of. Her talks were very knowledgeable and she was very witty at times.”
Evangelina and Carlos H. | Verdi Festival and Opera in Italy 2016