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December 2016

COVER STORY Mozart: Waking the Dead From disputed portraits to conspiracy theories, the Mozart industry is booming. But what about the music? We take a look at what the unfinished works reveal about Mozart’s genius. FEATURES What the Dickens? The Victorians changed the festive season as we...

November 2016

COVER STORY Opera Issue As Melbourne goes Ring crazy, Limelight celebrates with an opera special. Guest Editor Lyndon Terracini invites us to compare the phenomenon of Wagner’s first Bayreuth Festival with a modern-day Olympic Games, while Ring stars Lise Lindstrom, Stefan Vinke and Warwick Fyfe...

October 2016

COVER STORY Margaret Meets The ACO In 2015, photographer Anthony Browell followed the ACO for a magical year during which he was given unprecedented access to the ensemble’s public and private affairs. Enjoy a preview of the illustrated new book, complete with quotes from original accompanying...

September 2016

COVER STORY 32 The Great Agitator Richard Gill has founded more ensembles and led more arts organisations than most of us have had hot dinners. In an exclusive 75th-birthday interview, Australia’s tireless educator and its most passionate lobbyist for the musical causes in which he believes...

August 2016

The August 2016 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Choose a subscription that suits you and never miss an issue. Subscribe Our Fair Lady In an exclusive face-to-face interview with Dame...

July 2016

The July 2016 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Choose a subscription that suits you and never miss an issue. Subscribe John Cleese Meet the man from Monty Python whose latest cunning...

June 2016

The June 2016 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Choose a subscription that suits you and never miss an issue. Subscribe Lang Lang How does a pianist handle the pressure when he has...

May 2016

The May 2016 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Choose a subscription that suits you and never miss an issue. Subscribe Zubin Mehta at 80 Zubin Mehta has never been your average maestro....

April 2016

The March 2016 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Choose a subscription that suits you and never miss an issue. Subscribe If it ain't Baroque... What is it about the Baroque? Once upon a...

March 2016

The March 2016 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Game Changers People talk about music changing the course of history, but what events have changed the course of music? Ten leading brains...

January/February 2016

The January/February 2015 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Recording of the Year The critics have spoken and the results are in. Here are the runners and riders, plus the big winner of the...

December 2015

The December 2015 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. The Divorce It's a new format meant to invigorate an old art form. Limelight was invited to take an exclusive look behind the scenes,...

November 2015

The November 2015 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. King Lear For many, King Lear is Shakespeare's greatest play. Over the years it has been chopped about to suit the times, served...

October 2015

The October 2015 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Music of Revolution! From the Marseillaise accompanying the storming of the Bastille to suffragette anthems, music has changed the...

September 2015

The September 2015 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. The Opera Issue Around the World in Eighty Operas Opera. It's a European thing – right? Wrong! In a whistle-stop global tour, Sarah...

August 2015

The August 2015 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio.   Cover Feature: The Chekhov Obsession As Richard Roxburgh and Cate Blanchett prepare to head Sydney Theatre Company's adaptation of...

July 2015

The July 2015 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio.   Cover Feature: Are Musicals The New Opera? With our cash-strapped opera companies more and more regularly dazzled by the lights of...

June 2015

The June 2015 issue of Limelight is available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio.   Cover Feature: Music On The Brain How does music get to our brains? And once it's in there, what makes it stir our hearts? A...
Limelight May 2015

May 2015

The May 2015 issue of Limelight hits the newsstands today, available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Cover Feature: Beethoven's Big Bang In 1808, Beethoven packed a Viennese audience into a freezing cold hall and subjected...

April 2015

The March 2015 issue of Limelight hits the newsstands today, available at retailers across Australia and digitally through Zinio. Cover Feature: The 10 Greatest Maestros Who are the greatest conductors of all time and what makes them great? With the...

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