Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Contrabassoon Jackie Newcomb talks about the myriad challenges and delights of the imposing instrument, which she describes as a character instrument.
ACO takes on a pair of classical giants in exciting live recordings.
Derek Bermel blends bossa nova, Bartók, and all that jazz.
Review: John Williams: Across The Stars (Mutter, The Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles/Williams)
Hooray for Hollywood – Mutter and Williams deliver a box of chocs for movie lovers.
Sam Weller and his Ensemble Apex musicians sure know how to put on a show.
The 27-year-old composer has taken out the US $30,000 award for her piece DOUBLE FACE, which panellist Carl Vine described as “redolent with intriguing musical gestures and textures.”
The German violinist on the rewards of an unusual pairing for his latest release, which is Limelight's Recording of the Month in December.
Tetzlaff’s coupling proves endlessly illuminating.
David Robertson bids a fond farewell to the SSO with gifts from home.
The Northern Territory orchestra’s program spans Shostakovich to ABBA, as well as collaborations with Galpu songman Guwanbal Gurruwiwi and the dancers of NT Dance Company.
Flawlessly performed novelties from patriotic bravado to fantastical.
Vänskä’s Mahler One is not quite the sum of its parts.
Zhang tames a beast and pours new wine into old bottles.