It didn’t take much to persuade legendary pianist Emanuel Ax to come and play Mozart with the SSO. But the fact that his preparatory period would coincide with the Australian Open didn’t hurt.
With the MEAA conducting a survey into sexual harassment in Australian theatre, Limelight asked the orchestras about the issue.
Old school Russian Brahms laced with the art that conceals art.
Manfred's makeover: Byron's gilt-tripper carries a little extra weight.
Little Delivers a lot: The British violinist is all shine in polished Polish concertos.
Walton's Hindemith tribute gets an outing, Marwood's concerto is a plus.
Singapore slings Eastern sheen over invitations to the dance.
Review: Ravel • Falla: Piano Concertos, Nights in the Gardens of Spain (Steven Osborne, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Morlot)
Osborne's Mediterranean tour takes on two Parisian originals.
Fischer and his Hungarians offer us a Mahler Three to live with.
Bulgarian forgotten gem finds its well-deserved champion.
Contemporary orchestral works usher in a wild Winter's Warmth.
Review: Haydn • CPE Bach • Boccherini: Cello Concertos (Steven Isserlis, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen)
Delightfully warm and elegant Classical Cello Concertos.
Venzago's vision: Swiss conductor gives Schubert the finishing touches.