Actor Don Hany was raised on a steady diet of Beethoven and Brahms, as well as Jackson and Cohen. Now learning the violin, he’s revisiting the classics while preparing for his turn as the dashing Nick Arnstein.
The baritone is one of the guest artists at this year’s Festival, where he’ll be performing as well as giving masterclasses.
Two years on from his Sydney International Piano Competition win, the busy Russian pianist tells us about new friends, new recordings and hearing your own inner voice.
Women composers are wildly under-represented in Australian music across all genres but, as Rosalind Appleby discovers, a groundswell of change is gathering force.
Soon to make her Australian debut in the role of Gilda, the Russian soprano talks about overcoming her scepticism about what is now a calling card role.
Following her damning analysis of world-leading orchestras’ 2018-2019 seasons, we spoke to the soprano and driving force behind the Donne: Women in Music project.
As a convenor of The Gender Diversity in Music Making Conference at Monash University, the senior lecturer in musicology remembers former festivals discussing Australian women in music.
Ahead of his birthday celebrations, the beloved Australian composer talks about studying with Sculthorpe, finding his muse, and the spiritual world that infuses his music.
The July 2018 issue of Limelight Magazine features guitar virtuoso Slava Grigoryan on why family is at the heart of music.
The conductor talks about his recording of Vaughan Williams' Fifth and Sixth Symphonies with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Limelight's Recording of the Month in July.
A new 80-disc box set commemorates the Chilean pianist’s Philips years.
Ahead of her Australian tour, the coloratura soprano tells us about juggling Italian arias and Korean art songs as well as an upcoming blind date.
Rankin leads one of the country’s leading arts for social change organisations with projects ranging from initiatives in the Pilbara town of Roebourne to Acoustic Life of Sheds in Tasmania. He tells Jo Litson about Big hART’s work, and growing up on a Chinese junk.