May 22, 2014
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“I stand by every word” says ‘sizeist’ opera critic

The Telegraph critic Rupert Christiansen defends his position amidst a storm of controversy. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 21, 2014
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Rachmaninov score sells for $2.2 million

Rediscovered manuscript of Russian composer’s ‘original’ Second Symphony goes into private hands. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 21, 2014
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Jonas Kaufmann to sing extra concert

Superstar tenor will return to Sydney for one further performance in August. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 20, 2014
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Body shaming in opera: At what point is enough, enough?

An open letter from Harbour City Opera’s Artistic Director, soprano Sarah Anne Walker. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 20, 2014
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Global politics causes controversy at Carnegie Hall

Soprano Karita Mattila speaks out against conductor Valery Gergiev’s support of Vladimir Putin. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 20, 2014
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Opera community up in arms over ‘sizeist’ comments

Prominent singers come out in support of colleague attacked for stature rather than voice. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 19, 2014
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Nicola Ghiuselev has died

Bulgarian operatic great passes at 77. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 17, 2014
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Karin Schaupp’s mosaic of Australian guitar concertos

The Australian guitarist takes time out to discuss cross-platform collaboration, new art and her latest CD release. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now