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Classical Music

Working with musicians like the Kronos Quartet and Lou Harrison, Wu Man changed the image of the pipa worldwide.
From Bach to Bernstein, classical music is still the drug of choice for those in pursuit of the ultimate legal high.
It’s 75 years since the Russian massacre and 55 years since Shostakovich commemorated it in a symphony.
Today marks ten years since Pavarotti’s death. In 2013, we spoke to Richard Bonynge about the remarkable tenor.
A cast of shape-shifters takes us deep into a hallucinogenic nightmare in Malthouse and Victorian Opera's Black Rider.
From Falla to Michael Jackson, the cello and guitar duo talk about their tour plans and the pleasures of Australian coffee.
Some thought Christopher Wheeldon “completely insane” when he decided to make a ballet based on Lewis Carroll's novel.
The Australian pianist discusses his new Medtner and Rachmaninov disc, Limelight's Recording of the Month for September.
A pupil of Haydn and friend of Beethoven, Reicha was an experimenter and one of classical music's true originals.
In his new sonata, Aspects of Return, native cello-speaker Jakub Jankowski draws on psychology, philosophy and poetry.