March 6, 2014
features

Young Australian composer wins international prize

Holly Harrison was “surprised and excited” when her piece was selected at the Apeldoorn Young Composers Meeting. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

March 5, 2014
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Haitink lashes out at Concertgebouw

Feeling snubbed, the RCO’s Honorary Conductor wants nothing more to do with the orchestra. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

March 5, 2014
features

Visions of John Zorn at Adelaide Festival

Melissa Lesnie talks to Jane Sheldon about her experiences singing the music of a contemporary music legend. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

March 4, 2014
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New York opera critic calls for Levine’s replacement

Manuela Hoelterhoff suggests the Met finds another Music Director to make the experience more “pleasant”. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

March 4, 2014
features

Medieval pop gets a ‘winsome’ makeover

The Renaissance Players do folk and pop from Medieval times to the 1970s, in ‘British Birds, Beasts and Bards’. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

March 3, 2014
features

Balanescu Quartet to play Sydney for one night only

Legendary Romanian pop singer Maria Tanase brought to life in a groundbreaking multimedia performance. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

March 3, 2014
features

Xavier Sabata is Breaking Bad at Hobart Baroque

How the countertenor, who started out as an actor, found his voice singing baroque opera’s shadier characters. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

March 3, 2014
features

Alice Herz-Sommer documentary wins Oscar

A week after her passing at 110, a documentary on the Holocaust survivor wins Hollywood’s top award. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

March 3, 2014
features

Netrebko pulls out of Faust

Leading soprano withdraws at a month’s notice claiming that Margueritte is “not right” for her. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

February 28, 2014
features

For Ilan Volkov Tectonics is more than a load of plates colliding

The Adelaide Festival’s new music micro-festival looks set to break a few more moulds than usual. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

February 28, 2014
features

Brett Dean @ ANAM

Australia’s international star composer discusses music, his relationship with the past, and his plans for the future. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

February 27, 2014
features

The Prime of Miss Emma Matthews

Australia’s top coloratura sings Mozart and talks training, top notes, bel canto, bosoms and Bonynge. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.