March 20, 2014
features

Backstage with Paolo Bordogna

Being born in the home of opera buffa has its advantages but, as the titular hero of The Turk in Italy found, a laugh’s a laugh in any language 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

March 20, 2014
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Sitkovetsky Trio: The view from the Tweet Seats

Musica Viva’s twitterati tell all on the Sitkovetsky Trio’s Australian tour. 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

March 20, 2014
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Australia’s Other Orchestras

The Canberra and Darwin Symphony Orchestras are on the rise, thanks to their dynamic young maestros. 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

March 20, 2014
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Paul Wittgenstein: The Man with the Golden Arm

How did war-wounded pianist Paul Wittgenstein persuade Ravel, Britten and Prokofiev to write pieces for his left hand? 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

March 20, 2014
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Cameron Carpenter goes ballistic at UK Immigration

Deported organist sounds off on Facebook after being held for seven hours before being sent back to Berlin. 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

March 17, 2014
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Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2014

Australia’s premier winter chamber music festival celebrates 24th anniversary with innovative program. 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

March 17, 2014
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Phillip Scott talks Pete the Sheep

Australian actor turned composer discusses his new musical celebrating individuality in the outback. 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

March 17, 2014
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Munich may call for Gergiev’s head over Ukraine crisis

Incoming Chief Conductor of the Munich Phil comes under attack for his support of Putin on Crimea. 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

March 16, 2014
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Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech gets choral makeover

Rob Davidson’s setting of “that speech” might just go viral thanks to Gordon Hamilton and Australian Voices. 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

March 16, 2014
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Samuel Sakker’s ‘Operation Covent Garden’

Young tenor wins place at the Royal Opera but first needs to raise some dough: enter Matthews, Carbó and Humble. 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

March 15, 2014
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Elena Xanthoudakis: Rising star of the bel canto

As she opens in Opera Queensland’s Rigoletto, the soprano talks about her new CD and the times ahead. 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

March 14, 2014
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Gergiev and Co come out for Putin over Crimea crisis

Leading Russian musicians criticised for signing up to President’s hardline stance on Ukraine. 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