Light Classics Articles

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...

'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.

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.

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.

Richard Tognetti Edits December Issue of Limelight

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

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.

Adelaide Festival 2014: Loud and proud

From the iconoclastic John Zorn to a 'drone metal' trio head, here is a program not for the faint-hearted.

Live review: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Sydney)

Enjoy a cruise down the French Riviera with Roger Hodgman's award-winning production.

November Issue of Limelight: Wagner, Lord of the Ring

It's Wagner month with a cover on the Ring Cycle and feature on Melbourne's new production. Plus we preview Australia's 2014 arts seasons.

Teddy and Lisa to star in The King and I

South Pacific leads set to reprise their onstage chemistry in Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic.

October Issue of Limelight: The Trouble with Jackie

Inside the brilliant but often misunderstood Jacqueline du Pré; plus pianists Willems, Hough and Hewitt and our Aussie Festivals Guide.

September Issue of Limelight: Ten Maestros on Ten Masterworks

Ten maestros discuss the music they are passionate about, Isserlis on his newest recording, Ibragimova on hers and the stories behind the most famous musical portraits.

A Cappella Goes Troppo

The Idea of North's Sally Cameron shares her thoughts on the Noosa Jazz Festival, 20th birthdays and policing in SA.
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