January 27, 2011
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Was Chopin epileptic?

According to research published in Medical Humanities, it is likely that Frédéric Chopin suffered from epilepsy. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 25, 2011
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Sydney Con heritage listed

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious conservatories, has been added to the NSW heritage register. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 24, 2011
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Sony Classical partners with the Metropolitan Opera

Four CD sets and four DVDs of Met productions to be released in February. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 21, 2011
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Opera Australia sing for Queensland

Local and international stars of Opera Australia’s current season will take to the stage on February 6 to raise funds for Queensland flood victims. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 20, 2011
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Featured recording interview: Brew Guitar Duo

Bradley Kunda and Matt Withers from Brew Guitar Duo on their stunning new album of Australian guitar music Landscape. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 18, 2011
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Decca signs Aleksandra Kurzak

Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak is the latest artist to be signed by Decca Classics, Universal’s US-based classical label. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 17, 2011
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Freire honoured by Sarkozy

Pianist Nelson Freire has been made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 14, 2011
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Sony signs Nino Machaidze

Sony Classical has announced an exclusive long term agreement with Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 11, 2011
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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. 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 or log in to continue reading.

January 11, 2011
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Inside the Berlin Phil

Limelighteditor Francis Merson speaks to Sir Simon Rattle about his past, present and future with the Berlin Philharmonic. 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 or log in to continue reading.