Phillip Scott's Rite of Spring Marathon

Could listening to The Rite of Spring for 38 days drive a music critic to distraction? As Limelight's sacrificial guinea pig, Phillip Scott found out.

Stravinsky's Rite of Spring: A critic's marathon

Could listening to The Rite of Spring for 38 days drive a music critic to distraction? As Limelight's sacrificial guinea pig, I found out.

La Scala bans critic after ‘homosexual’ Wagner jibe

Milan’s opera house defends conductor Daniel Harding after newspaper prints personal attack.

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.

Live review: Die Tote Stadt (Opera Australia)

Cheryl Barker, Stefan Vinke, Jose Carbo
Directed by Bruce Beresford
Sydney Opera House, June 30

Simon Tedeschi pans the critics

Having endured the opinions of critics since the age of nine, this pianist has a few criticisms of his own.

Vale, Felix Werder (1922–2012)

The German-born composer and music critic for The Age dies at the age of 90.

Top 5 Insults in the history of Classical Music

The bitchiest one-liners ever dealt out by some seriously harsh composers and critics. Ouch!

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?

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.

Margaret and David: exhibiting good taste

Australia's two most loveable film critics look back on 25 years of At The Movies in a new exhibition.
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