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.

Peter Bassett

Dr Peter Bassett was Dramaturge and Artistic Administrator for the 2004 Adelaide Ring and is a regular contributor to Opera Australia’s programs. He has published widely on Wagner’s works, recorded talks on the Ring for Decca, and has lectured in Europe, North America and throughout Australia and New Zealand. For two decades Peter served in the Australian diplomatic service and, since 2001 he has led more than 30 overseas tours for Renaissance Tours.