More than 2,000 people have packed London’s Westminster Abbey to pay tribute to the late Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland.
The 53rd Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday, and it was the Naxos label that dominated the classical category.
São Paulo post for one of the US’s most dynamic conductors.
The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has appointed Ballarat-born Benjamin Northey as Associate Conductor.
Bizet’s most famous opera Carmen will be screened in 3D across Australia.
The Russian violinist is the latest to join a growing list of new additions to the German record label’s artist pool.
Slovenian conductor Marko Letonja will take over as Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra in January 2012.
The prize-winning Austrian pianist is set to release a Chopin recital in April.
There is more to opera than La traviata and Turandot. In fact, some works of genius have escaped the attention of mainstream listeners. Sarah Noble lists opera’s hidden treasures.
We gathered a panel of Limelight reviewers, ABC Classic FM producers and industry experts to choose the finest recordings of the 21st century so far. Listen to them here!
Classical music album covers can often be overlooked – but not these! In an attempt to stand out on the CD racks, labels sometimes stray far beyond the boundaries of good taste, or even reason. Here are what we consider to be the strangest CD covers of the 21st century so far.
The historic Decca label has been restructured, heralding a return to its UK roots and a confirmed commitment to classical music.
London-based music company EMI has been taken over by American financial services company Citigroup.