The August 2018 issue of LimelightMagazine is now available to read online. A limited stock of hard copies are available from our online store.

COVER STORY

HELTER SKELTON

Over the past two decades, Australian Heldentenor Stuart Skelton has quietly conquered the operatic world. Ahead of concerts as Tristan and Peter Grimes, he reveals how he discovered he wasn’t vocally bulletproof, and admits to an ambition to run an opera house.

FEATURES

EDGE OF THE WORLD

The orchestra is an urban creature, born of the great cities of central Europe. So why are orchestras on the world’s fringe, from the Faroe Islands to Tasmania, thriving?

GRECO’S WINTER JOURNEY

Ahead of the release of his periodinstrument Winterreise, the Aussie baritone talks about preparing for it with the help of some 19th-century singers.

OUR OTHER DAME JOAN

A fine golfer and feisty sports journalist, Joan Hammond jettisoned both careers to focus on opera, where that same determination took her to...

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