March 22, 2011
features

Leslie Howard’s Liszt: the mother lode of downloads

The Australian pianist’s 99-CD traversal of the complete Liszt piano music is a staggering achievement. Now it’s available as a download. 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 21, 2011
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Young classical and film composers get $25,000 head start

Alex Pozniak and Caitlin Yeo have won the opportunity of a lifetime with the APRA Professional Development Awards. 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 21, 2011
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The Family Bach

The Song Company’s artistic director Roland Peelman takes us inside history’s most prolific and brilliant musical family, the Bachs. 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 18, 2011
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Million-dollar Maestro

Italian conductor Riccardo Muti scoops classical music’s largest cash prize. 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 17, 2011
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Protest by iPod: Australian classical music sent to Gillard and Obama

Australia’s classical music community has banded together to compile a classical sequel to Gillard’s (un)presidential iPod. 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 17, 2011
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Sydney Symphony’s Japanese tour to go ahead

Vladimir Ashkenazy and the Sydney Symphony are determined to perform later this year in earthquake and tsunami-devastated Japan. 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 16, 2011
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Aussie pub Puccini beats Royal Opera to scoop Olivier Award

Pub opera instead of pub rock: Olivier Award for young Australian’s new La Bohème, performed in a tavern. 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 14, 2011
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Piers Lane announces Australian Festival of Chamber Music lineup

Sydneysiders just keep coming back to Townsville for their chamber music fix, says the festival director. 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, 2011
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Exhibition extended: Ballets Russes costumes remain on display

The National Gallery of Australia has stitched together the story of the Ballets Russes through painstaking restoration of costumes designed by Picasso and Matisse. 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 10, 2011
features

Playlist not fit for a President

Gillard’s gift to President Obama of an iPod loaded with Australian music is marred by the conspicuous absence of our classical composers. 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