Mina Vanessa Kitsos

Recent articles by Mina Vanessa Kitsos

Red Bull Flying Bach: Melissa Lesnie's breakdancing lesson

To the immortal tunes of B-Boy Bach, Limelight deputy editor Melissa Lesnie learned how to lock, pop and baby freeze.

Do classical audiences cough on purpose?

Why do our concert halls so often sound more like hospital wards? A new study points the finger.

The Paris Opera Ballet: Giselle

The "Rolls Royce of dance" performed an exclusive season of Giselle at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.

February issue of Limelight: Young Joan Sutherland

From secretary to superstar: the new issue charts Joan's early years and her inspiring rise to fame.

Sydney Festival: Director Lieven Bertel's Top 5 shows

Take a seat for Lieven Bertels' five must-see gigs at his first Sydney Festival, until January 29.

The role of the ABC in Australian culture

ABC Chairman James Spigelman AC QC addressed the 30th anniversary of Conversazione in Melbourne.

ACO Underground featuring Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood!

Surprise guest Jonny Greenwood joins a cast of special guests for intimate renditions of Paganini, Bach, R.E.M., David Bowie, Shostakovich & Nirvana at The Standard.

Milos strums up a storm exclusively for Limelight

The guitar sensation filmed a special performance & message ahead of his tour.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo: Australian tour

The all-male troupe will dance a fine line between high art and high camp in Australia this November.

Violinist Katerina Nazarova wins Young Performers Award

Tasmanian-born Nazarova dazzles with Shostakovich.

Australian Ballet welcomes its first Aboriginal dancer

Ella Havelka leaves Bangarra to join the national company in its 50th year.

American composer William Duckworth has died

The Internet pioneer and father of postminimalism has lost his battle with cancer.

Australian baritone Duncan Rock wins £10,000 Chilcott prize

The Perth-born singer played a raunchy, bisexual Don Giovanni in London.

L'Orfeo: the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

Paul Dyer's landmark production breathes new life into this Baroque masterpiece.

Dudamel's hair: chronicle of a conductor's curls

Perhaps the Venezuelan miracle maestro's hair has Samson-like properties?

Hamer Hall Reborn

After a $135.8 million rebuild, Melbourne’s once-dodgy Hamer Hall may just be the country’s finest concert venue.

Volunteers contribute $10 million to community orchestras

New research has shed light on Australia’s community-based orchestras, which survive on $10-million worth of volunteer hours every year.

Cecilia Bartoli reveals latest mission

Be the first to hear songs from Cecilia Bartoli's highly-anticipated new album, Mission.

Victorian Opera: The Marriage of Figaro

Victorian Opera presents Mozart's thrilling opera, The Marriage of Figaro, directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon. Until August 3.

NZ minister denies axing New Zealand symphony orchestras

A new discussion paper on orchestra funding provokes fears of major cuts to New Zealand's major ensembles
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