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

April 8, 2011
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Legendary Aussie tenor honoured by the Paris Opera

Listen to a track from the Australian tenor who sang with Sutherland and Callas, dazzling Europe in the 1960s 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

March 31, 2011
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Breaking news: Puccini’s long-lost “Australian” opera surfaces

The monumental discovery of an unfinished score reveals a composer fascinated with the exoticism of the land down under. 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

March 31, 2011
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Welsh tenor and Opera Australia guest artist Robert Tear has died

Moffatt Oxenbould pays tribute to the singer admired for his work with Neil Armfield and Richard Hickox. 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

March 18, 2011
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Million-dollar Maestro

Italian conductor Riccardo Muti scoops classical music’s largest cash 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

March 16, 2011
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Aussie pub Puccini beats Royal Opera to scoop Olivier Award

Pub opera instead of pub rock: Olivier Award for young Australian’s new La Bohème, performed in a tavern. 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