A mournful Popper and happy-go-lucky Copland between two immense Czech works.
Two musicians making their Australian debut at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Roberto Carillo-Garcia and Rachael Clegg, take a 1,334-kilometre road trip up the Queensland coast, with instruments in tow.
The renowned German-Canadian cellist tells Jo Litson about using visualisation to tackle stress, his electric cello, and balancing the risks from diving and mountain biking with music.
The Night Parrot successfully blends music and conservation.
Premiering in Townsville, Connor D’Netto’s new string quartet is another step closer to completing a life-long musical bucket list.
The composer tells us about his new work commissioned by the Southern Cross Soloists for a concert inspired by navigation.
ACO violinist Glenn Christensen tells us about the music festival he started in his home town of Mackay, and we round up some other regional festivals happening soon.
Kathryn Selby and friends – Daniel Dodds and Timo-Veikko Valve – deliver virtuosic playing and thought-provoking performances.
Omega Ensemble’s American Masters more than lives up to the hype.
Australian String Quartet violist Stephen King on making music part of everyday culture, playing in the dark, and the acoustic properties of a skateboard half pipe.
The Chinese pipa virtuoso talks to Limelight about playing with Yo-Yo Ma for the Clintons, working with composers Tan Dun and Ye Xiaogang, and collaborating across musical cultures.
Ensemble Offspring's micro-festival revels in the sheer pleasure of new music.
Such fine advocacy of Australian music augurs well for the future.