June 7, 2011
features

Opera within these walls: Dame Joan’s childhood home on the market

The dilapidated Woollahra cottage and grounds expected to fetch more than $5.5m. 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.

June 7, 2011
features

Will Placido Domingo sing the praises of FIFA?

The tenor’s new advisory role is designed to restore credibility to the soccer association. 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.

June 6, 2011
features

Opera Australia’s feeling so bohemian like you

Mimì gets a makeover: three operas deconstructed with surprising results. 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.

June 6, 2011
features

Recorder Romp: Genevieve Lacey on a mission

The recorder virtuoso explains why she welcomes the tooting and squealing of children’s ensembles. 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.

June 3, 2011
features

Duelling Red Priests race to film Vivaldi biopics

Depardieu and Kingsley rumoured to star in rival flicks about the Baroque composer. 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.

June 2, 2011
features

Tell-all memoir lays bare soprano’s darkest chapter

Deborah Voigt will reflect on personal and career triumphs since her controversial clash with Covent Garden. 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.

June 2, 2011
features

Radiation fears: Netrebko & Calleja cancel Japan tour

Two of opera’s biggest stars have left the Met in the lurch for Tokyo performances. 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.

June 1, 2011
features

Australia’s first Stradivarius for Satu

The ACO’s assistant leader has become the proud player of a rare $1.79-million violin. 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.

May 31, 2011
features

Spicks and Specks swansong the end of a musical era

ABC1’s upbeat music quiz show calls it quits after seven years. 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.

May 30, 2011
features

Gill to pass Victorian Opera baton to Mills

What does Melbourne’s flagship company have in store when it welcomes Richard Mills as artistic director in 2013? 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.

May 30, 2011
features

Joshua Bell named music director of the ASMF

American violin virtuoso to head London’s iconic Academy of St Martin in the Fields. 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.

May 26, 2011
features

Handel duet receives premiere recording in Sydney

Fiona Campbell breathes new life into an unfairly neglected Baroque masterpiece. 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.