June 8, 2013
features

Venezuelan comes home to Australian Narnia

Pianist Sergio Tiempo was championed from childhood by Martha Argerich; now 41 years old, he’s still every bit the fresh-faced wunderkind. 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

June 6, 2013
features

Bill Henson: The music behind the lens

Shooting undercover at the Paris Opéra, a Mahler pilgrimage in the woods, and how I learned to spell Götterdämmerung. 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

June 5, 2013
features

One choir, two stars, three birthdays

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs plan to pop the bubbly while Cheryl Barker and Stuart Skelton cut the cake(s). 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

June 5, 2013
features

Richard Mills withdraws from Opera Australia’s Ring in Melbourne

The maestro leading one of Australian opera’s largest and most expensive undertakings calls it quits, citing issues of “personal chemistry”. 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

June 3, 2013
features

Alisa Weilerstein: The cello’s heiress apparent

As she prepares for her Australian concerts, the American cellist talks Shostakovich, Elliot Carter and playing Elgar for Daniel Barenboim. 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

June 3, 2013
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Daniel Müller-Schott: Learned from the best

What the magnetic cellist learned from Anne-Sophie Mutter and Msitislav Rostropovich, and how he hopes to pass some of that on. 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

June 3, 2013
features

Aussie ten-year-old wins Kazakhstan piano competition

The prodigiously talented Shuan Hern Lee adds another international win to his growing collection. 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 31, 2013
features

Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring: A critic’s marathon

Could listening to The Rite of Springfor 38 days drive a music critic to distraction? As Limelight’ssacrificial guinea pig, I found out. 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 30, 2013
features

Katherine Jenkins: Did she jump…?

Welsh Singer parts from her record label amidst claims that she was pushed after unreasonable demands. 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 30, 2013
features

NSW Governor launches Wagner Explorations

Marie Bashir gives Peter Bassett’s RingCycle lectures on Decca Eloquence the Royal seal of approval. 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 29, 2013
features

Bartoli embraces period Bellini

The mezzo soprano finds herself on top for once as she goes back to basics with an original instrument Norma. 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 28, 2013
features

Pope admits to predilection for Furtwängler

German Chancellor figures out what to give to the man who has everything (and, of course, nothing). 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