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Businessman and ardent supporter of the arts Peter Weiss will create new venue at composer's former studio.
The Australia Council have suspended its six-year funding programme in response to the Federal Budget.
David Robertson, Chief Conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, is our Guest Editor.
As the arts community debate continues, Limelight speaks to QTC Artistic Director Wesley Enoch.
The revered British maestro will be making his only Australian appearances in 2015.
The award-winning London-based Australian pianist will record three albums for ABC Classics.

Editor’s Choice

This month's list of Australia's top 20 classical music albums.
The Canberra Choral Society's AD gets a handle on music, coffee and more coffee!
The chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra reflects on coming together in harmony.
Watch Matthew Hindson's explosive marimba showpiece in an exclusive recording for Limelight Magazine.
From Messiah to Cats, this award-winning singer shares her multi-faceted musical passions.
As the landscape of arts funding changes in Australia, who’s looking after the breeding grounds?

Live Reviews

A fine Sydney day out for Melbourne’s liveliest string quartet.
Haunting cinematic wildernesses at New Music Festival conclusion.
Innovation, intimacy and insight: this is what opera should be about.
Ecstatic audiences hungry for a juxtaposition of music cultures.
Trippy chill-out on bean-bags provides classical food for thought.
Eclectic mix with Latin spice manages to overshadow Philip Glass premiere.

CD/DVD Reviews

Lucia di Lammermoor as seen through a glass harmonica darkly.
Lorin Maazel makes Cleveland’s orchestra as sleek as its cars.
Japanese maestro is recommendable across wide-ranging repertoire.

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