June 28, 2011
features

Hillsong Church brings in lawyers over G&S scandal

Stuart Maunder: “There is nothing worse than having to explain a joke.” This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 20, 2011
features

Singing to plants: opera in the veggie patch

Opera Australia’s Antoinette Halloran sings to a growing audience in her backyard. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 15, 2011
features

My Music: Chen Kaige’s operas on film and on stage

The Chinese filmmaker talks about his love of Peking opera and why he has directed Turandot. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 13, 2011
features

Great opera houses of the world: your guided tour

Limelightgives you a front-row seat inside the world’s most illustrious opera theatres, old and new: their history, classic performances and the hottest tickets coming up. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 8, 2011
features

G&S: the Lennon/McCartney of the 19th century

On the centenary of WS Gilbert’s death, Tom Ford sheds light on the life without Sullivan. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 7, 2011
features

Opera within these walls: Dame Joan’s childhood home on the market

The dilapidated Woollahra cottage and grounds expected to fetch more than $5.5m. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 7, 2011
features

Will Placido Domingo sing the praises of FIFA?

The tenor’s new advisory role is designed to restore credibility to the soccer association. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 6, 2011
features

Opera Australia’s feeling so bohemian like you

Mimì gets a makeover: three operas deconstructed with surprising results. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 2, 2011
features

Tell-all memoir lays bare soprano’s darkest chapter

Deborah Voigt will reflect on personal and career triumphs since her controversial clash with Covent Garden. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

June 2, 2011
features

Radiation fears: Netrebko & Calleja cancel Japan tour

Two of opera’s biggest stars have left the Met in the lurch for Tokyo performances. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

May 30, 2011
features

Gill to pass Victorian Opera baton to Mills

What does Melbourne’s flagship company have in store when it welcomes Richard Mills as artistic director in 2013? This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

May 26, 2011
features

Handel duet receives premiere recording in Sydney

Fiona Campbell breathes new life into an unfairly neglected Baroque masterpiece. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.