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Saariaho and N’Dour share Polar Prize

Finnish composer and Senegalese singer share ABBA manager’s award.

June issue of Limelight: Your essential guide to British music

The June issue focuses on the glorious musical tradition that is British music.

Dead Can Dance to release live album

Iconic neoclassical dark wave band follow up sellout Australian tour with a new double album.

Singing Life of Pi: Bombay Jayashri's high Cs on the high seas

The voice behind Ang Lee’s blockbuster brings Indian classical music to the Sydney Opera House.

May issue of Limelight: Stravinsky's Rite of Spring turns 100

The new issue reveals how Stravinsky’s controversial yet hugely influential masterpiece changed the world.

Melbourne Festival 2013 "PUSH"ing boundaries

Kneehigh's Brief Encounter and Sylvie Guillem in PUSH will headline at this year's Festival.

“Creative Australia” puts art at the heart of the nation

Arts community broadly welcomes National Cultural Policy initiatives – plus a stack of cash.

Jordi Savall: Wizard of the Gamba

On the eve of his latest Australian performances we catch up with the globe-trotting gambist.

Barry Morgan: tickling his own organ

The bouffant-sporting virtuoso reveals the secrets of the one-finger method.

March issue of Limelight: Beethoven - Beyond the Symphonies

The new issue reveals how Beethoven poured his most intense emotions into music for his favourite instrument – the piano.

Vivid 2013: For Kraftwerk, all autobahns lead to Sydney

The German electronic music giants are set to headline this year’s festival of sound and light.

Classical GRAMMY Awards 2013

Met Opera Ring and Chicago new-music sextet Eighth Blackbird head the impressive list of winners.

Red Sails in the sunset for Opera House

Chinese New Year celebrations kick off in style on Sydney Harbour.

Robert Wilson's Theatrical Universe

On making silent operas and how Einstein on the Beach was supposed to be about Hitler.

Year of the Snake gets the classical treatment

Chinese opera stars head to Melbourne for the New Year - just don’t expect the Blue Danube.

To Russia with love (from Sydney)

The Sydney Symphony announce a 2013 three city Russian tour.

Five Questions for Sydney Festival director Lieven Bertels

The dutchman has given Sydney Festival an injection of classical music. But can he still break even at the box office?

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.

Sydney Opera House to stream live concerts on YouTube

Australia’s iconic venue has signed an official partnership with the Internet broadcasting giant.

Limelight Awards: 2012 Winners Announced!

The cream of the classical music crop, as chosen by Limelight readers in 2012.
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