April 15, 2014
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Bell to celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th online

Australia’s Shakespeare specialists take to social media to celebrate the work of the Bard. 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 15, 2014
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Fascist dictator’s violin comes under the hammer

Benito Mussolini’s violin will be auctioned by Bonhams London next month. 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 15, 2014
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No Frills Philanthropy

A new Silo built to be filled with the rudiments of composition in Australia. 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 11, 2014
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Miloš: the new face of classical guitar

The Montenegrin musician who is conquering the world (and the charts) with an Aussie instrument. 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 11, 2014
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Yuja Wang: Managing the piano, conductors and the laundry

The 27-year-old Chinese piano star talks about her influences, standing in for Argerich and doing her own laundry. 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 11, 2014
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The Little Match Girl Passion (or when is opera not opera?)

David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize winning Little Match Girl Passionis Australia bound, but is it opera? 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 11, 2014
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Beyond the manuscript: the secret life of composers

“Composers Doing Normal Shit” on Tumblr has caused an Internet frenzy, highlighting the normality (and craziness) of musical lives. 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 10, 2014
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Sydney Symphony Orchestra to tour China

Chief Conductor David Robertson will head a seven-city Chinese musical odyssey in June. 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 9, 2014
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Birgit Nilsson gives $1,000,000 to the Vienna Phil

Prize in honour of the late Wagnerian soprano goes to the orchestra at her old stomping ground. 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 8, 2014
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John Shirley-Quirk has died

English bass-baritone whose distinctive voice and acting skills defined the Britten era passes away at 82. 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 8, 2014
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Strads versus Mods: it’s not as clear as you’d think

Study challenges the assumption that an old Italian violin is necessarily better than a new American model. 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 8, 2014
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Ivan Ilić on playing with the left-hand

Serbian-American pianist talks about left-handed repertoire and the influence of Paul Wittgenstein 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