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The historic Decca label has been restructured, heralding a return to its UK roots and a confirmed commitment to classical music.
| Feb 04
London-based music company EMI has been taken over by American financial services company Citigroup.
| Feb 03
American composer and pioneer of electronic music passes away at the age of 94.
| Feb 03
British film composer John Barry has died at the age of 77.
| Feb 01
The Welsh soprano Dame Margaret Price, specialist in Mozart and Richard Strauss, has died aged 69.
| Jan 31
According to research published in <em>Medical Humanities</em>, it is likely that Fr&#233;d&#233;ric Chopin suffered from epilepsy.
| Jan 27
Two-year release schedule to begin with Flying Dutchman.
| Jan 27
The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, one of Australia's oldest and most prestigious conservatories, has been added to the NSW heritage register.
| Jan 25
Four CD sets and four DVDs of Met productions to be released in February.
| Jan 24
Local and international stars of Opera Australia's current season will take to the stage on February 6 to raise funds for Queensland flood victims.
| Jan 21
Bradley Kunda and Matt Withers from Brew Guitar Duo on their stunning new album of Australian guitar music <i>Landscape</i>.
| Jan 20
Celebrated Indigenous musician and ARIA-award winning performer Gurrumul Yunupingu is soon to release his second album.
| Jan 18
Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak is the latest artist to be signed by Decca Classics, Universal's US-based classical label.
| Jan 18
Pianist Nelson Freire has been made a Chevalier of the L&#233;gion d&#8217;Honneur.
| Jan 17
For regularly updated news, reviews, features and blogs, as well as up-to-date events and ABC Classic FM listings, the new <em>Limelight</em> website is the place to be.
| Jan 14
Sony Classical has announced an exclusive long term agreement with Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze.
| Jan 14
At a time when broad appeal and maximum sales are all important, Juan Diego Fl&#243;rez has been notable for his deliberate narrow repertoire, concentrating almost exclusively on the 19th-century <i> bel canto <i/> for which he&#8217;s ideally suited, while leaving alone swathes of the repertoire most star tenors can&#8217;t resist.
| Jan 11
<i>Limelight</i> editor Francis Merson speaks to Sir Simon Rattle about his past, present and future with the Berlin Philharmonic.
| Jan 11
Ten years after his award-winning Beethoven sonatas, Gerard Willems braves the composer&#8217;s pianistic Everest, the <i>Diabelli Variations</i>.
| Jan 11
A new exhibition at the National Gallery celebrates the Ballets Russes, whose costumes were just as revolutionary as their music.
| Jan 11


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