May 4, 2014
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Canberra International Music Festival turns 20

2014 is a bittersweet year for the festival, as it also bids farewell to Artistic Director Chris Latham. 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 2, 2014
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Miranda Keys: A Wagnerian plucked from the chorus

The Australian soprano on her career and being pulled out of the Glyndebourne chorus by Sir David McVicar. 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 1, 2014
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Shane O’Riley unveils plan for new Perth Opera House

Designer’s $1.2 billion ‘echidna-like’ plan is drawing comment, but will it ever be built? 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

April 30, 2014
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Symphony orchestra goes to pot

Colorado Symphony gets into bed with cannabis companies in hopes of hitting new highs. 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

April 29, 2014
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Montserrat Caballé charged with tax evasion

Spanish prosecutors charge 81-year-old soprano with failing to declare half a million euros. 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

April 29, 2014
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Julian Lloyd Webber announces shock retirement

After a long and distinguished career, the “doyen of British cellists” is calling it quits. 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

April 27, 2014
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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to make Proms debut

Strauss, Berlioz, Elgar and Grainger feature as Sir Andrew Davis takes his Aussie band on the road. 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

April 23, 2014
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Is sex appeal the key to a classical comeback?

Will a video clip of Asian hotties twerking re-imagine classical music for a contemporary audience? 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

April 22, 2014
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Mariss Jansons to exit Concertgebouw

Chief conductor of one the world’s finest orchestras will lay down the baton after ten glorious years. 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

April 22, 2014
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Alexander Nevsky (or the Russians are coming!!)

Eisenstein and Prokofiev made one of the great war films. But how did they manage to keep Stalin happy? 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

April 22, 2014
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Backstage with the Australian String Quartet

Australia’s 21st-century string quartet reveal the whiteboard of dreams and the harpsichord of shame. 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

April 22, 2014
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Campaign targets how music is taught in schools

Richard Tognetti, Peter Sculthorpe and Richard Gill head petition to ensure every child receives a musical education. 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