An SSO quintet recently joined luxury Australian tour operator APT for a trip of a lifetime to perform in the wondrous Cathedral Gorge in the Kimberley's Bungle Bungle Range. Audiences ventured in to the heart of the Purnululu National Park to hear the musicians fill the natural red rock amphitheatre with the sounds of Beethoven, Ravel, Piazzolla and Ross Edwards. Photographs by Steve Strike.
★★★★☆ Crass, colourful and immensely entertaining theatre.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-clinton-musical-black-swan-stc">Click here</a> to read our review.<br />
All photos by Daniel James Grant.
At an intimate gathering last Thursday, co-hosts Carla Zampatti and the Australian World Orchestra invited friends, music lovers and supporters to a celebration of the the electrifying energy the AWO has brought to the Australian music-making landscape over the last five years in the lead up to the AWO fifth anniversary performances at the Sydney Opera House on September 28 and 29.
★★★½☆ Putting disability on the record in a gently provocative dance-theatre work.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-record-force-majeure-and-dance-integrated-australia">Click here</a> to read Jo Litson's review.<br />
Production photos by Zan Wimberley. Rehearsal photos by Gregory Lorenzutti.
★★★★☆ An inspired and telling tale of two mediums: the opera and the circus.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-laughter-and-tears-victorian-opera">Click here</a> to read our review.<br />
Photos by Jeff Busby.
★★★★☆ Menken’s million-dollar revamp should have fans dreaming of Genie.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-aladdin-disney-theatrical-productions">Click here</a> to read our review.<br />
Photos by Deen van Meer.
This August David Robertson returns to the Sydney Symphony Orchestra to conduct the music from three Stravinsky ballets. Book now for <a href="http://www.sydneysymphony.com/production-pages/2016/concert-season/the-rite-of-spring.aspx" target="_blank">The Rite of Spring</a>, <a href="http://www.sydneysymphony.com/production-pages/2016/concert-season/the-firebird.aspx" target="_blank">The Firebird</a> and <a href="http://www.sydneysymphony.com/production-pages/2016/concert-season/petrushka.aspx" target="_blank">Petrushka</a>.<br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/features/story-behind-stravinskys-three-greatest-ballets">Click here</a> to read Limelight's feature on how these three ballets changed the face of dance.<br />
Photographs by Ken Butti.
Take a sneak peek into rehearsals as opera and circus collide. Commedia dell’arte comes alive as Victorian Opera and Circus Oz reimagine Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci in world premiere production <a href="http://www.victorianopera.com.au/what-s-on/season-2016/laughter-and-tears/" targe="_blank">Laughter and Tears</a>. Opening at the Palais Theatre on Saturday 13 August for three performances only, don’t miss the hijinks and heartbreak.<br/>
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/competition/victorian-operas-opening-night-package">Win a double pass to the opening night of Laughter and Tears plus one-night's accommodation at Sofitel Melbourne</a><br />
Photographs by Charlie Kinross.
★★★★☆ A new Australian play is always exciting; one that’s also an Australian Gothic thriller, doubly so. <br />
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/node/23348">Click here</a> to read our review.<br />
Photographs by Lisa Tomasetti.
★★★½☆ Glorious music-making carries the day despite a clunky plot and static staging.<br>
<a href="http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/live-reviews/review-simon-boccanegra-opera-australia">Click here to read our review</a>.<br>
Photographs by Branco Gaica.