January 14, 2011
features

Sony signs Nino Machaidze

Sony Classical has announced an exclusive long term agreement with Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze. 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 11, 2011
features

Santo (Juan Diego Florez, Orchestra e coro del Teatro Communale di Bologna/Mariotti)

At a time when broad appeal and maximum sales are all important, Juan Diego Flórez has been notable for his deliberate narrow repertoire, concentrating almost exclusively on the 19th-century bel canto for which he’s ideally suited, while leaving alone swathes of the repertoire most star tenors can’t resist. 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 11, 2011
features

Inside the Berlin Phil

Limelighteditor Francis Merson speaks to Sir Simon Rattle about his past, present and future with the Berlin Philharmonic. 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 11, 2011
features

Singing with Kiri

Soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa talks about finding her place in the world of opera, her illustrious colleagues and the great roles that make her tick.

January 11, 2011
features

Hawking opera

Stephen Hawkings' A Brief History of Time may soon be the subject of a new opera collaboration.

January 11, 2011
features

Bravo, PNO!

A professional Palestinian orchestra has performed in Israel for the first time in the history of the Jewish state – a landmark cultural event for residents of a region wracked by conflict for generations.

January 10, 2011
features

Our Met Season

ABC Classic FM presents another stellar season of live recordings from New York’s Metropolitan Opera between now and May.