May 27, 2014
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anon.: Where fashion, photography and classical music meet

Multi-disciplinary classical music project will realize Debussy, Brahms and Glass in bold new concert. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 27, 2014
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Alina Ibragimova: Getting the balance right

An interview with the Russian-born violinist who made it into our June issue’s 30 under 30. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 26, 2014
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Soon you too can smell like Lang Lang

Chinese pianist admits he never washes his suit and announces solution: his first two fragrances. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 26, 2014
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Lost Mendelssohn song to receive Australian premiere

Deborah Humble will give the Australian premiere of a work Mendelssohn didn’t want you to hear. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 26, 2014
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Emanuel Ax: Good music, good maestros and good manners

The pianist talks about growing up in transit, maestros he’s loved, and what he’d like to do to certain audiences. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 26, 2014
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David Robertson: On Beethoven, borsht and cleaning windows

The chief conductor of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra doubles as a charismatic musical evangelist. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 26, 2014
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Euridice’s first trip to Oz

Let’s hope the Australian premiere of the world’s oldest opera goes better than it did in 1600. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 23, 2014
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How does Fisch reel in the perfect catch?

The Israeli conductor spills on moulding the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 23, 2014
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Dame Kiri says opera critics are “bullies”

Singer weighs into ‘Dumpygate’ affair while Times and Independent critics offer halfhearted apologies. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 22, 2014
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Franz-Paul Decker has died

NZ Symphony orchestra’s first Conductor Laureate passes away at 90. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 22, 2014
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Sydney Symphony Orchestra doubles its Fellowship

Calling all brass players and percussionists – the SSO wants YOU! This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 22, 2014
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Sally Whitwell does her bit for the Tassie forests

One composer’s response to environmental issues is to send a musical as well as a political message. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now

May 22, 2014
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“I stand by every word” says ‘sizeist’ opera critic

The Telegraph critic Rupert Christiansen defends his position amidst a storm of controversy. This article is available to Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Access our paywalled content and archive of magazines, regular news and features for the limited offer of $3 per month. Support independent journalism. Subscribe now