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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...

Between Worlds (Avital)

Avital’s world tour manages to take the mandolin out of Italy

'Toons' get a mashup: Gotta guess 'em all!

Carnegie Hall ensemble releases YouTube clip featuring mashup of 43 cartoon favourites.

The Guy Noble Radio Show

Hear Guy Noble as you never have before in this preview of The Guy Noble Radio Show.

April Issue of Limelight: Miloš – New Guitar Hero

Montenegrin guitar star Miloš. Plus the 25 top European summer festivals worth travelling for.

March Issue of Limelight: Emma Matthews does Mozart

Australia's leading coloratura talks about her new Mozart CD and how she gets to the top (and stays there).

Masked Ball dominates Green Rooms but no musical is up to scratch

Opera Australia's new Verdi tops the poll with Melbourne Theatre Company the other judges favourite.

Decca Sound: The Acoustic Years (Various)

Another galvanising dip into the historical archives from Decca

Composed Noise (The NOISE)

Improvised quartets succeed despite vicissitudes of chance

Tchaikovsky, Ellington: Nutcracker Suites (Harmonie Ensemble/Richman)

A 1960 crossover project that works a Christmassy treat

Limelight’s looking for reviewers

Classical monthly seeks potential critics in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Hobart.

Jonathan Biggins on Music: The greatest and purest of artforms

He can play Richard Strauss on the trombone, but wishes he’d applied himself to more than retro-surf-bubblegum-pop.

February Issue of Limelight: The Genius of Vladimir Horowitz

Deconstructing the genius of Vladimir Horowitz – and finding a few surprises along the way.

Gershwin: Take Two (Tedeschi)

Tedeschi makes it a double with a second shot of neat Gershwin.

January issue of Limelight: Recording of the Year 2013

This month our critics choose the year's top 40 classical releases – and pick a winner!

A new publisher and new life for Limelight magazine!

It's business as usual for Australia's classical music and arts magazine.

Homeward Bound (Terfel, Mormon Tabernacle Choir)

A super-sized feel-good fest from Bryn and his American friends.

Richard Tognetti Edits December Issue of Limelight

The ACO's Richard Tognetti's in the Limelight hot-seat for a special December issue.

Berlin, Weill, Porter: Golden Age Songs (Raabe)

Oops, Max Raabe did it again in a German nostalgia fan’s dream.

Barry Humphries to run Adelaide Cabaret Festival

Dame Edna may be hanging up her purple rinse but there's plenty of life in the old dog yet.
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