March 19, 2013
features

Canberra’s “secret geometry” to be revealed – in music

Vincent Plush’s new orchestral work for the Canberra Symphony celebrates the vision of Walter Burley Griffin. 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

March 19, 2013
features

Melbourne Festival 2013 “PUSH”ing boundaries

Kneehigh’s Brief Encounterand Sylvie Guillem in PUSHwill headline at this year’s Festival. 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

March 15, 2013
features

Australia’s best and worst orchestras named in blind-listening test

We pit the major state orchestras against each other to see which band would emerge king of the concert hall. 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

March 12, 2013
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Vienna Philharmonic’s Nazi past revealed

New report reveals a former SS officer managed the orchestra as late as 1968. 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

March 11, 2013
features

Opera on Sydney Harbour panned by French critic

Classical magazine Diapason hurls barbs at Opera Australia’s “hideous monstrosity.” 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

March 9, 2013
features

Warwick Fyfe: “Falstaff’s No Father Christmas”

Opera Australia’s heavyweight champion talks Falstaff, fatsuits and fad diets. 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

March 7, 2013
features

Julia Lezhneva: A reason to sing Alleluia!

On the eve of her Decca solo album debut, the gifted Russian soprano talks Kiri, competitions and coloratura. 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

March 7, 2013
features

Schubert: Complete Symphonies (Minkowski)

A live, period-instrument Schubert cycle that takes risks. 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

March 7, 2013
features

Contemporary Music: Why no one’s listening

Ever wondered why many new music concerts are so poorly attended? Maybe it’s because the music has no fans. 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

March 6, 2013
features

Jordi Savall: Wizard of the Gamba

On the eve of his latest Australian performances we catch up with the globe-trotting gambist. 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

March 5, 2013
features

Bolshoi dancer confesses to acid attack

Pavel Dmitrichenko and two other men admit to attack on Sergei Filin. 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