Limelight Magazine

Limelight is the first source for arts and entertainment information.

Independent, groundbreaking and engaging, Limelight delivers in-depth insight into the arts scene, both locally and overseas.

For features, the latest news and reviews as well as state by state events listings, Limelight is your one-stop cultural guide.
Issue: July, 2011

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Interview: Tony Palmer talks Wagner
Tony Palmer is music’s most prolific filmmaker. This month sees the release of his mammoth biopic on Wagner starring Richard Burton.

Stuart Skelton
Why is Australia’s most acclaimed tenor not singing on home turf?

Opera in the Making: Of Mice and Men
We witness the creation of Bruce Beresford’s stunning new production.

James Bowman
The British countertenor says farewell at an emotional Wigmore Hall concert.

Top Ten Opera Films
From Zeffirelli to Bergman, the ten most lavish operas on screen.

Cheryl and the Dame
Soprano Cheryl Barker’s stunning homage to Dame Joan Hammond.

The New Label
Opera Australia’s grand plans to bring opera into every home.


Over 85 reviews, including Sir Charles Mackerras's last recording, Natalie Dessay's Cleopatra and laughs and long lunches in the film, The Trip..

The Male Soprano
How singer Michael Maniaci is rewriting the opera history books.

• In the Spotlight: Ingrid Fliter, Nederlands Dans Theater, International Chamber Music Competition and Festival of Voices.
• Please welcome: Director Matthew Lutton

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Articles in this issue

Schubert with a difference: Matthew Lutton's Winterreise

Limelight catches up with a young opera and theatre director on the rise.

The Top Ten Opera Films

Our pick of the top ten opera films of all time – from Zeffirelli to Bergman.
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