The dutchman has given Sydney Festival an injection of classical music. But can he still break even at the box office?
British actress Pauline Collins pays lip service to Verdi in Dustin Hoffman’s new film Quartet.
A major national prize for the Wagner bicentenary has been won by 17-year-old John Rotar.
With a line-up of renowned guest conductors, a concert at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and innovative use of social media, MYO and its young performers are doing things differently next year.
With major anniversaries for Debussy, John Cage, Glenn Gould and Georg Solti, and Wagner’s 200th just around the corner, 2012 was the year of the boxed set. But there’s plenty more to celebrate as we choose classical Christmas gifts to suit every musical taste.
Australia’s iconic venue has signed an official partnership with the Internet broadcasting giant.
Take a seat for Lieven Bertels' five must-see gigs at his first Sydney Festival, until January 29.
Melbourne Recital Centre Saturday, Dec 1
ABC Chairman James Spigelman AC QC addressed the 30th anniversary of Conversazione in Melbourne.
He brought Indian classical music to the world, collaborating with Yehudi Menuhin and The Beatles.
The cream of the classical music crop, as chosen by Limelight readers in 2012.
The pioneering jazz pianist, famous for Take Five, made classical music swing.
Never mind the Hallelujah chorus; there are plenty of sublime examples in classical music.