John Shirley-Quirk has died

English bass-baritone whose distinctive voice and acting skills defined the Britten era passes away at 82.

Robert Allman has died

Australian bass-baritone and veteran of the Sutherland-Williamson Opera Company passes at 86.

Tom Krause has died

Great Finnish bass-baritone and interpreter of Sibelius and Mozart passes at 79.

Opera singer collapses and dies in rehearsal

Veteran bass Richard Angas, made famous as Jonathan Miller’s Mikado, has passed away at 71.

Australian Chamber Orchestra gifted new bass

Anonymous benefactors donate a Gaspard da Salò bass to the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

James Rutherford: Most Grand to Die

British baritone wades into dark territory for his debut.

Speaker of the House

The final links in the chain in your home hi-fi set-up are the speakers. Read on to find out which of these shiny pieces of kit will do your system justice.

Has the "Bass Hunter" search uncovered the world’s lowest singing voice?

For singer Tim Storms, Royal Wedding composer Paul Mealor's low E is effortless.

How low can you go? The search for the world's lowest voice

The hunt is on to find a singer with a seriously low range to record a new composition.

Today's 12 Greatest Opera Singers

Limelight's panel of experts presents 12 opera stars making musical history.

SCHUBERT: Lieder Vol 5 "Night and Dreams" (baritone: Matthias Goerne, piano: Alexander Schmalcz)

Goerne’s black voice is a perfect vehicle for such dark musings.

BACH Cantatas Vol 41 (bass: Peter Kooij, soprano: Carolyn Sampson; Bach Collegium Japan/Suzuki)

The more I hear of Masaaki Suzuki’s Bach Cantata cycle the more I admire his work and that of his colleagues at the Bach Collegium.
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