It was a long way to the top for the first black artist to hit No.1 on the UK classical chart.
Didjeridu virtuoso William Barton and oud player Joe Tawadros among this year's big winners.
Cate Blanchett, Evgeny Kissin, operas La Traviata and Moby Dick among the big winners.
Sending up Star Wars, The Bourne Identity and Coldplay has landed the goofy duo a record deal.
The Steinway artist, a self-confessed "diva", skirted the piano at his Radio National interview.
The mezzo received distressing messages on Twitter following rumours of an affair with David Beckham.
This island paradise doesn't shy away from tough themes.
Brett Sheehy to end his collaboration with the Melbourne Festival after a four year tenure as Artistic Director
A Gilbert & Sullivan junkie's take on how the Savoy Operas became part of Australia's theatrical DNA.
One of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau's last heart-to-hearts; Simone Young on Wagner; 16 opera legends choose their own best disc.
The rock legend infused all his music with classical influences and bestrode the genre divide.
This a cappella quintet has had Bach on the brain since they met singing at St Thomas' Church Leipzig.
The Queen's Birthday Honours list gives us something to celebrate in the Australian arts.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival pays tribute to the Velvet Gentleman: eccentric genius, bad pianist.
The next stage of Limelight online has more exciting content than ever before. It's all free, and it's easy for you to get involved.
Richard Tognetti is the cover star with a no-holds-barred interview.
Is composer Eric Whitacre the Messiah of new music? Plus, the truth behind Mozart's Requiem.
New disc Yo Yo Ma Biatches recorded on specially made solid gold cello.
Why the Italian icon of film music hears the term Spaghetti Western as an "insult".
2Cellos to star in the hit TV series' Michael Jackson special.