Lullabies Old and New

Anna McMichael fills us in on her new CD of lullabies, Close your Eyes and I’ll Close Mine.

Piers Lane Goes to Town

Piers Lane channels everyone from Grainger to Dudley Moore.

Win a 10-CD prize pack of British classical music!

Participate in our "Best of British" classical music survey for your chance to win Limelight's crown jewels.

Barry Morgan: tickling his own organ

The bouffant-sporting virtuoso reveals the secrets of the one-finger method.

Royal Scottish Orchestra pledges classical CD for newborns

Every newborn baby in Scotland to receive a classical CD throughout the next year.

Micro Systems

Hi-fi technology has moved fast, and now versatile micro-systems have the latest streaming abilities too.

Editor's Choices September 2012: listen to the best new CDs

Dudamel's energetic Eroica, Angela Hewitt's poetic Schumann, the Grigoryan bros and more.

Editor's Choices August 2012: listen to the best new CDs

Barenboim's Beethoven For All; Bach's Goldbergs for accordion; the didjeridu's symphonic dreaming.

My Desert Island Discs: James Rhodes

The reigning rock star of the classical piano rates Ben Folds as up there with Glenn Gould.

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.

GRIEG: Holberg Suite, String Quartet (ACO/Tognetti)

Good Grieg! Tognetti and the ACO create another hit.

Melba to lose all its government funding

The well-endowed Melbourne label was the envy of the Australian record industry... until the cash dried up.

Universal Music Group launches Mercury Classics

New label headed by Deutsche Grammophon veteran seeks "new ways of looking at classical music".

My 10 Desert Island Discs: Kimmo Pohjonen

What classical and experimental records are extreme enough for Finland's extreme accordionist?

The 2012 Classical GRAMMY Awards announced!

Gustavo Dudamel and Joyce DiDonato head up this year's list of distinguished winners.

Who wants to be a Limelight music critic?

Limelight is searching for a classical music CD reviewer to join our team of expert critics. Could it be you?

The 2011 Limelight classical gift guide

Selections to delight a die-hard classical music lover and broaden the horizons of a novice.

My favourite music for Christmas

Cheryl Barker, Brett Weymark and Classic FM presenters share their most cherished Yuletide tunes.

Limelight launches its first iPhone app!

The 100 greatest classical albums ever featured in Limelight, with complete reviews and audio excerpts.

Limelight Young Critics Competition: winner announced!

We asked budding music writers at the Sydney Conservatorium to review a new Australian classical CD.

Limelight Young Critics Competition

Cast your vote for the best classical album review from these budding music writers at the Sydney Con.

Stephen Hough: waltzing with Chopin on his new CD

Chopin's waltzes may be mere soufflés, but they are very tasty ones, says the British pianist.

Mad minimalist: Philip Glass

Sally Whitwell on why the American iconoclast’s solo piano music has “heart”.

REGER: Piano Concerto; STRAUSS: Burleske (piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin; Berlin RSO/Volkov)

Of all the German late-Romantics, Max Reger is the hardest to love, even in Hamelin's capable hands.

BEETHOVEN: Diabelli Variations (piano: Paul Lewis)

Indispensable Beethoven from the English pianist finds the underlying strength of the variations.

Listen up: new track from the ACO

Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra offer up an exclusive track from their new Mozart album.

Dame Joan classics and new Australian productions launch international opera label

Opera Australia will be the first company represented in a series of new CDs and DVDs.
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