While Schütz is best known today for his choral masterpiece The Christmas Story, he also played a vital role when it came to shaping German music (with a little help from abroad), says Paul Riley.
With the National Gallery of Australia soon to host 80 Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces, 40 of which are from Tate Britain, we discover how the 19th century’s most backward-looking group was actually quite enmeshed in the modern day.
The beloved Australian conductor and music educator, who died of cancer in October, meant so much to so many across the music industry and beyond. Those who carry on his legacy share their stories.
The Russian composer Tchaikovsky wasn't all that keen to pen what has become one of his most popular, and most performed works.
The Brazilian baritone on being Mr Evita, Tony Awards and the importance of good coffee.
Greta Bradman's tribute to her homeland tops The Limelight Chart – our monthly list of Australia’s best-selling classical music albums.
The Australian mezzo-soprano turned 80 this week. Roger Neill looks back on her top-flight international career and stream of first-rate recordings.
How Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker has become a magical Christmas tradition.
The German bass-baritone talks Handel, Bach and Frankenstein ahead of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's Messiah.
Professor Cat Hope examines gender equality and empowerment in Australian music culture in this year's Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address.
Blue Heron's Music Director tells us about The Lost Music of Canterbury, Limelight's Recording of the Month in December.
Ahead of her concerts in Australia, the Latvian accordionist charts her journey with the instrument, beginning in an attic in Russia.
The new exhibition at the NGV brings together Dutch prints, Japanese design, and Bach.