January 24, 2013
features

Houston Grand Opera drops the Melbourne Ring

The Houston opera company says “no thanks” to planned Neil Armfield production of Wagner’s Ring Cycle. 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

January 21, 2013
features

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra to tour Australia

Arguably the world’s finest orchestra, the Concertgebouw, is set to present concerts in Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney in November 2013. 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

January 19, 2013
features

The Spirit of Adventure: Lindy Hume on walking opera’s artistic tightrope

The new artistic director of Opera Queensland reflects on respect for tradition and the allure of innovation. 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

January 17, 2013
features

Review: Un Ballo In Maschera (La Fura dels Baus, Opera Australia)

V for Verdi, V for Vendetta: in this dark take on dictatorship, terrorism and betrayal, everyonewears a mask. 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

January 16, 2013
features

Sydney Opera House launches Arvo Pärt festival

The Estonian Philharmonic Choir bring the deeply moving sacred music of their celebrated countryman to Australia. 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

January 16, 2013
features

February issue of Limelight: Young Joan Sutherland

From secretary to superstar: the new issue charts Joan’s early years and her inspiring rise to fame. 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

January 15, 2013
features

Glanville-Hicks House names first ‘post-reno’ resident

The Australia Council have announced that Julian Day will be the new Composer in Residence at the Peggy Glanville-Hicks house. 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

January 14, 2013
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HMV to call in the Administrators

A bad Christmas may spell the end for the UK’s last high-street music chain. 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

January 9, 2013
features

Nicola Benedetti receives MBE in Queen’s New Year Honours

The 25-year-old Scottish violin sensation adds another distinguished string to her bow. 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