When COVID-19 hit, theatres and concert halls were among the first places to be closed, and will very likely be among the last places to open again. Unable to present plays and musicals on stage live, theatre companies and producers are offering a range...
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A year after a terrifying bout of the coronavirus, with blood clots in her lungs, the Australian soprano has finally recovered and is about to play Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito for Canberra's new National Opera.
A year after COVID-19 shut down live music, co-director Adele Schonhardt discusses how an idea to stream concerts for a few weeks in lockdown has become Australia’s fastest growing national arts company.
Based in London, Brisbane-born conductor Dane Lam had a diary full of international concerts, then COVID struck. He and his fiancée decided to return home – and it’s turned out better than he ever dared hope.
As one of the busiest maestros on the planet, Russian-British conductor Vasily Petrenko lost umpteen engagements because of COVID. He talks to Clive Paget about how he has used the unexpected hiatus – from recording video interviews to growing tomatoes and a beard.
The star pianist discusses the 52 concerts he streamed from his Berlin home when COVID hit, his 15-hour livestream of Satie's Vexations, and his forthcoming digital concert of Beethoven's Diabelli Variations.
Ahead of her first performance in 11 months, the New York-based pianist talks to Limelight about the allure of Philip Glass's music, which she will perform at the Sydney Opera House's Bennelong restaurant.
Artistic Director Linda Thompson tells us about the renamed Gertrude Opera’s pandemic experience, plans for the future and upcoming performance of David Lang’s chamber opera at Melbourne’s Federation Square.