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Yukie Ota gives near perfect performance despite insect landing on her face.
Sir Neville Marriner and Sir James Galway also among the winners.
Hugo Weaving and Richard Roxburgh set to thrill the Brits in 2015.
Bertrand de Billy lambasts management as he exits behind Franz Welser-Möst.
Polish dramatic soprano receives $20,000 in award bequeathed by cherished singer.
New Zealand tenor, and one third of Sol3Mio, carries off 12,000 euros.

Editor’s Choice

In partnership with Warner Classics, here are ten of La Divina's stellar career highlights.
Here's a preview of this month's Limelight Magazine cover feature. Which works of today will be the classics of tomorrow?
Paul Baxter of Delphian Records talks about founding a label and his proudest moments.
Which works of today will be the classics of tomorrow? Available to buy now online and in shops.
The eclectic pianist talks about career choices, Aussie citizenship and the compulsion to compose.
The Australian tenor’s latest role debut sees him reflecting on repertoire and mixing a musical cocktail or two.

Live Reviews

A flawed work from the minimalist master sustained by Dan Potra’s inspired production.
Two 'Cinderella' pieces, but which is the ugly sister and which deserves to wear the glass slipper?
Music by the Icelandic songstress is at the heart of a delightful evening.
Bill Nighy is all shambolic charm in David Hare’s gripping drama.
International guests join Melbourne’s recently returned orchestral heroes.
Henrik Ibsen’s claustrophobic classic still fresh and controversial.

CD/DVD Reviews

Treasures from the San Francisco Symphony, pre-Tilson Thomas.
Forgotten gems shine in an 11CD retrospective of a Spanish master.
Crack Berlin stringers bounce back with brand new leader.

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Reflections from Mount Isa

by Lindy Hume on September 5, 2014
Opera in a boundless landscape

Is there music on Mars?

by Guy Noble on September 1, 2014
And just what kind of music lover should be chosen to colonise the Red Planet?
A penny for your thoughts, a price for on a smile?