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Who has won the coveted Limelight award for 2014? Plus the essential discs of thepast year as recommended byour critics.
Here's your chance to read an exclusive extract from the long-awaited memoir of the legendary pianist.
Classical CD, DVD, book and live concert reviews, including The Berlin Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle and Peter Sellars serve up a St John to remember; Naxos complete their Liverpool Shostakovich cycle in style with Vasily Petrenko; Queyras and Melnikov shine in early and late Beethoven; a performance of Handel's Jeptha that really will waft you through the skies; Seattle's environmental Ring Cycle with Asher Fisch gets a recording for posterity; and the Australian Ballet's La Bayadère is reviewed.
Exclusive to Limelight, this chart ranks the top 20 best-selling classical CDs and DVDs according to monthly sales figures drawn from Australia's leading classical specialist stores. Unlike other charts, Limelight's specially assembled list admits only pure classical releases.