The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious conservatories, has been added to the NSW heritage register.
Four CD sets and four DVDs of Met productions to be released in February.
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.
Bradley Kunda and Matt Withers from Brew Guitar Duo on their stunning new album of Australian guitar music Landscape.
Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak is the latest artist to be signed by Decca Classics, Universal’s US-based classical label.
Pianist Nelson Freire has been made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur.
For regularly updated news, reviews, features and blogs, as well as up-to-date events and ABC Classic FM listings, the new Limelight website is the place to be.
Sony Classical has announced an exclusive long term agreement with Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze.
At a time when broad appeal and maximum sales are all important, Juan Diego Flórez has been notable for his deliberate narrow repertoire, concentrating almost exclusively on the 19th-century bel canto for which he’s ideally suited, while leaving alone swathes of the repertoire most star tenors can’t resist.
Limelight editor Francis Merson speaks to Sir Simon Rattle about his past, present and future with the Berlin Philharmonic.
Ten years after his award-winning Beethoven sonatas, Gerard Willems braves the composer’s pianistic Everest, the Diabelli Variations.
Reportedly the world’s best-selling classical artist, Italian opera star Cecilia Bartoli is set to tour Australia in 2011.
Soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa talks about finding her place in the world of opera, her illustrious colleagues and the great roles that make her tick.