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 to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 26, 2011
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Handel duet receives premiere recording in Sydney

Fiona Campbell breathes new life into an unfairly neglected Baroque masterpiece. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 24, 2011
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La Traviata: Sydney Harbour’s massive floating opera

Opera Australia’s grand spectacle features fireworks and a 9.5-metre chandelier. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 23, 2011
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Eva Mendes to portray Maria Callas in upcoming biopic

A soap opera and Hollywood starlet will explore the great soprano’s love life. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 17, 2011
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Limelight’s guide to the Virtual Concert Hall

How to stream classical music live and on demand from the world’s greatest orchestras and opera companies. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 12, 2011
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Nellie Melba something to write home about

Australia Post has issued a stamp marking 150 years since the opera singer’s birth. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

April 28, 2011
features

Farewell to American composer Peter Lieberson (1946-2011)

The husband and collaborator of Lorraine Hunt Lieberson has died of cancer. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

April 19, 2011
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Chinese-American opera wins Pulitzer Prize

Zhou Long’s Madame White Snakehonoured for its cross-cultural take on ancient legend. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

April 12, 2011
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Yin and yang in Cheryl Barker Archibald portrait

An Eastern-style painting of the Australian soprano is a finalist in this year’s Archibald Prize. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

April 12, 2011
features

On the road with Stuart Skelton

We catch up with the Australian tenor in New York for his Metropolitan Opera debut. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

April 11, 2011
features

Legendary Australian opera singer Donald Shanks dies of heart attack

The operatic community in Australia and abroad is mourning the loss of bass-baritone Don Shanks, who passed away on Friday. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now