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.

Robert Gibson

Robert Gibson was Stipendiary Lecturer in Music at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford. He has also held lecturing positions at the University of Regensburg in Germany and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. A graduate of New College, University of Oxford (DPhil), he also holds degrees from the University of Sydney (MMus and BMus). He has delivered guest lectures for the Royal Opera Covent Garden, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Sydney Festival, Art Gallery of NSW, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, Musica Viva and many other organisations.


Current Tours:

The Renaissance Tours Grand Tour Festival  |  07 – 10 October 2022 (4 days)



“Robert is informed, prepares well for interesting talks and is very friendly with everyone.”
Kay G.  |  Adelaide Festival, 2017


“Robert’s talks on music are so easy to understand and so entertaining. We love him.” 
Lorraine G.  |  Adelaide Festival, 2017