Clive Paget

Recent articles by Clive Paget

Erin Helyard to join ANU

School of Music appoints leading early music specialist as its latest lecturer.

Kobborg and Cojocaru: The 'other' Royals are coming

Australian Ballet's Manon proves there's more than just Wills and Kate for Sydney to look forward to.

May Issue of Limelight: Seven Wonders of Shostakovich

The secrets of Shostakovich, Elgar's Asylum music, Dame Kiri's farewell plus Emma Ayres on a bike...

Concert review: Little Match Girl Passion (Song Company)

Powerful passions run deep in Roland Peelman’s Eastertide offerings.

Jenny Liu makes Opera Australia debut

The talented 24-year-old was picked for The King and I while still at Sydney Con. So is she ready for the spotlight?

Concert review: Haydn & Italian Cello (ACO, Tognetti, Sollima)

Italian cellist plays, dances and sings while taking us (and his instrument) on a whistle-stop tour.

Musical review: Strictly Ballroom (Baz Luhrmann, Global Creatures)

It may only take two to tango, but it takes more than that to make a great musical.

Yuja Wang: Managing the piano, conductors and the laundry

The 27-year-old Chinese piano star talks about her influences, standing in for Argerich and doing her own laundry.

Sydney Symphony Orchestra to tour China

Chief Conductor David Robertson will head a seven-city Chinese musical odyssey in June.

John Shirley-Quirk has died

English bass-baritone whose distinctive voice and acting skills defined the Britten era passes away at 82.

The 10 Greatest Pieces of Music for Easter

Ten of the most inspiring works for Eastertide. Or what would Jesus have had on shuffle for Holy Week?

Mickey Rooney has died

Legendary Hollywood child-star, TV and musicals actor (and husband of eight), passes away at 93.

Stephen Sondheim can help you find the perfect date

Or how online arts reviews have the potential to become the hot new place for musical lonely hearts.

Concert review: Julia Lezhneva & the TSO (Hobart Baroque)

Vivaldi, Handel and Mozart give Lezhneva a chance to play a dazzling game of Russian roulades.

Concert review: Xavier Sabata in recital (Hobart Baroque)

Catalan good guy brings baroque bad boys to Tassie with spectacular results.

Handel's Orlando (Glimmerglass Festival at Hobart Baroque)

Handel’s Orlando shows us reason versus love and we’re clearly meant to be rooting for reason. Chas Rader-Shieber’s neatly conceived, enchanting production for New York’s Glimmerglass Festival, however, shows us just how much more enjoyable love can be – and it does it with grace, style and a sly smile, backed up by some excellent performances.

Opera review: Orlando (Glimmerglass Festival at Hobart Baroque)

The crowd go bonkers for the crazy Orlando as dull old reason is pitted against the power of love.

Concert review: British birds, beasts & bards (Renaissance Players)

Folk and classical intertwine as Mr. Anon takes Ms. Trad for a spin on the musical dance floor.

Bax: Symphony in F (BBC Scottish National Orchestra, Yates)

In need of a trim, but Yates comes up with more than just faux-Bax

Artist goes on trial for displaying his Coq

Steven Cohen in court for performing in front of Eiffel Tower with a cockerel tied to his penis.
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