Australian singers abound, including a dastardly Peter Coleman-Wright as Don Alfonso, in Opera Holland Park's Così.
Ahead of her turn as Lehár’s plucky heroine, the soprano tells us why the best operetta is like making a meringue.
After directing Theodora for Pinchgut in 2016, Lindy Hume is back to tackle another Handel oratorio, this time Athalia. She writes about why this rather arcane work is another Handelian masterpiece.
Whether echoing the Amazonian forest or tripping along to local songs and dances, Villa-Lobos’s music portrays his homeland’s spirit like no others.
Wagner pinned his hopes on one young singer, but then it all went tragically wrong.
Despised and rejected, Hector Berlioz vowed he’d write no more, until a game of cards sowed the seed for a miraculous final flowering.
Robot piano player TeoTronico can play a mean Flight of the Bumble Bee, but how does he stack up against human players?
The Polish pianist, whose latest Mozart disc is Limelight's Recording of the Month in June, explains how each concerto tells a story.
A trio of Bach family Magnificats sound marvellously magnificent.
Von Otter joins a Finnish cast for a new look at some old songs.
Piotr’s heart of Mozart: Polish pianist plumbs the depths in a couple of Classical masterpieces.
Monumental work of radical naturalism gets masterly treatment.
Barenboim’s modernist Debussy may just be what this year needs.