May 24, 2011
features

La Traviata: Sydney Harbour’s massive floating opera

Opera Australia’s grand spectacle features fireworks and a 9.5-metre chandelier. 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 23, 2011
features

Eva Mendes to portray Maria Callas in upcoming biopic

A soap opera and Hollywood starlet will explore the great soprano’s love life. 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 20, 2011
features

Stephen Fry defends classical music in debate

The celebrity dandy championed the artform’s relevance for today’s youth. 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 19, 2011
features

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra pay rise battle resolved

Musicians and management reach agreement after 17 months of negotiations. 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 18, 2011
features

The Mahler symphonies: What’s in a name?

On the centenary of Mahler’s death, we investigate the origins of the sometimes enigmatic titles given to his symphonies. 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 17, 2011
features

Limelight’s guide to the Virtual Concert Hall

How to stream classical music live and on demand from the world’s greatest orchestras and opera companies. 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 16, 2011
features

On the road with Michael Nyman

Composer, filmmaker and photographer: Nyman talks about his work across all three disciplines. 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 13, 2011
features

Lang Lang awarded honorary doctorate by Prince of Wales

The piano superstar becomes the first Chinese recipient of the honour. 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 12, 2011
features

Nellie Melba something to write home about

Australia Post has issued a stamp marking 150 years since the opera singer’s birth. 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 11, 2011
features

On the road with Steven Osborne

The Scottish pianist on improvisation, Mozart, and a broken finger. 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 11, 2011
features

Carmina Burana: the rhythms of the Third Reich?

Why choral music’s biggest hit rises above its dark history. 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 9, 2011
features

On the road with Marshall McGuire

The harpist and conductor champions Australian composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks in concert. 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.