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Twilight Talks 2023 | Season 2, Session 1

May 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Twilight Talks is back on again. We have a great line-up of talks:

Music and Entertainment History

Ailsa DuBois

Ailsa chose Ballarat as her home over 18 years ago. She holds two Masters degrees: Journalism (UTS) and Writing & Literature (Deakin), among other qualifications. She is Vice-President of the community-based ‘Ballarat Arts Alive’.

Steve Rattle, published a biography on Melbourne pianist Len Luscombe and his company Anglo-American, manufacturers of Broadway piano rolls.

Evelyn ScotneyThe Ballarat Songbird, Born in Ascot Street, Ballarat in 1887, soprano Evelyn Scotney studied with Melba’s teacher Mathilde Marchesi and composer Paolo Tosti. On Christmas eve 1920 she sang with Italian tenor Enrico Caruso in his final New York Metropolitan Opera performance. So why is she now sadly forgotten? Join Steve Rattle as he affectionately remembers this great Ballarat lady.

Cost & Bookings | $8 per person BMI members | $12 per person regular.

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BMI – Humffray Room
117-119 Sturt Street
Ballarat Central, VIC 3350 Australia
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(03) 5331 3042
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