A panoramic view of Mussorgsky and a star turn from Benjamin Beilman in Higdon's Pulitzer Prize-winning Violin Concerto.
The July 2018 issue of Limelight Magazine is now available to read online. A limited stock of hard copies are available from our online store. COVER STORY String Theory Slava Grigoryan was six when he fell for the classical guitar, so his father started to teach him to play it. The virtuoso tells Limelight about the crucial input of his family in his career as he tours, tops album charts, leads the Adelaide Guitar Festival, and prepares for a new baby. FEATURES Jennifer Higdon Ahead of the Australian premiere of her Pulitzer Prize-winning Violin Concerto, the composer talks about The Beatles, gender bias and the secret of the number 1726. Striking Gold Bernard Labadie talks about his string arrangement of Bach’s towering Goldberg Variations, as the Australian Chamber Orchestra prepares its Australian premiere. A Score To Settle Women composers are wildly underrepresented in Australian music but, as Rosalind Appleby discovers, a new groundswell of change is gathering force. Prizing Indigenous Art The 35th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards is presented in Darwin in August. We look at the prize and how it is developing. Ross Edwards Ahead of his 75th birthday, the beloved Australian composer talks about