March 6, 2011
features

Cupids play while Curnyn conducts

Music director Christian Curnyn wants to show Australia a lighter side of Handel in bold, tragi-comic romp Partenope. 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.

March 3, 2011
features

Pinchgut’s 2011 production announced

Another rarity rescued by Australia’s Baroque opera crusaders. 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.

February 23, 2011
features

Cecilia Bartoli in Australia

Italian mezzo soprano Cecilia Bartoli has conquered the world’s great opera houses, turned Salieri into a bestseller and become a saviour of the classical recording industry… But she has never, until now, performed in Australia. Francis Merson spoke to Cecilia on the eve of her maiden tour. 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.

February 18, 2011
features

Anna Nicole premieres at Covent Garden

A new opera based on the life of actress and model Anna Nicole Smith has premiered in London, to surprisingly positive first reviews. 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.

February 17, 2011
features

Xanthoudakis wins BBT award

Soprano Elena Xanthoudakis has become the first Australian to win a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award. 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.

February 16, 2011
features

Westminster farewells Dame Joan

More than 2,000 people have packed London’s Westminster Abbey to pay tribute to the late Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland. 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.

February 11, 2011
features

Carmen in 3D

Bizet’s most famous opera Carmenwill be screened in 3D across Australia. 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.

January 31, 2011
features

Farewell, Dame Margaret

The Welsh soprano Dame Margaret Price, specialist in Mozart and Richard Strauss, has died aged 69. 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.

January 27, 2011
features

Janowski and Pentatone to record all ten major Wagner operas

Two-year release schedule to begin with Flying Dutchman. 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.

January 24, 2011
features

Sony Classical partners with the Metropolitan Opera

Four CD sets and four DVDs of Met productions to be released in February. 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.

January 21, 2011
features

Opera Australia sing for Queensland

Local and international stars of Opera Australia’s current season will take to the stage on February 6 to raise funds for Queensland flood victims. 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.

January 14, 2011
features

Sony signs Nino Machaidze

Sony Classical has announced an exclusive long term agreement with Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze. 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.