February 23, 2011
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Cecilia Bartoli in Australia

Italian mezzo soprano Cecilia Bartoli has conquered the world’s great opera houses, turned Salieri into a bestseller and become a saviour of the classical recording industry… But she has never, until now, performed in Australia. Francis Merson spoke to Cecilia on the eve of her maiden tour. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 22, 2011
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On the road with Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet talks to Francis Merson about Debussy, transcriptions and the moon in the lead-up to his performances in Sydney. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 21, 2011
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On the road with Piers Lane

Australian pianist Piers Lane discusses his upcoming Chopin recital and plans for 2011 with Limelight‘s Steven Laurent. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 18, 2011
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Anna Nicole premieres at Covent Garden

A new opera based on the life of actress and model Anna Nicole Smith has premiered in London, to surprisingly positive first reviews. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 17, 2011
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Xanthoudakis wins BBT award

Soprano Elena Xanthoudakis has become the first Australian to win a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 16, 2011
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Glenn Gould not Asperger’s sufferer

Glenn Gould is one of many musicians linked to Asperger’s syndrome. However, his much-documented eccentricities may have had a different cause. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 16, 2011
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Westminster farewells Dame Joan

More than 2,000 people have packed London’s Westminster Abbey to pay tribute to the late Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 15, 2011
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Naxos conquers the Grammys

The 53rd Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday, and it was the Naxos label that dominated the classical category. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 11, 2011
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Carmen in 3D

Bizet’s most famous opera Carmenwill be screened in 3D across Australia. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.

February 9, 2011
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Marko Letonja to take over at TSO

Slovenian conductor Marko Letonja will take over as Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra in January 2012. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading.