March 3, 2013
features

Joyce Yang: A virtuoso pianist inspired by colour

Catching up with the youngest ever winner of the Van Cliburn Competition as she heads to 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

February 28, 2013
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Iconic pianist Van Cliburn has died

The charismatic player who won the musical cold war loses his fight with cancer aged 78. 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

February 27, 2013
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Barry Otto pulls out of the Kreutzer Sonata

Bad luck comes in threes as Barry Otto becomes the latest star to pull out of an Australian stage production. 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

February 26, 2013
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Renowned French organist Marie-Claire Alain has died

One of the last of her generation, and a pupil of Dupré and Duruflé, passes away at 86. 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

February 24, 2013
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Legendary German conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch has died

A mighty exponent of Wagner and Strauss, and the last in the tradition of Karajan and Fürtwangler, passes away at 89. 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

February 22, 2013
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The Young Sutherland

How did a girl from Point Piper grow up to conquer the opera world and be dubbed the “voice of the century”? 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

February 22, 2013
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Opera Australia appoints new CEO

Craig Hassall, former head of English National Ballet, and Olympics guru, is set to return to 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

February 21, 2013
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Flying Bach: breakdancing meets Baroque

German hip-hop dancers break with tradition to prove that Bach is pretty fly for a dead white guy. 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

February 21, 2013
features

Sarah Brightman to be blasted into space

She lost her heart to a starship trooper back in 1978 – this time it could be for real. 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

February 19, 2013
features

Perth Festival: The Power of Repetition – a study in epic minimalism

Philip Glass, Sally Whitwell and Maki Namekawa join forces to premiere Glass’s Twenty Piano Études. 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

February 19, 2013
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Hitting (or just missing) the high Cs

A Broadway play about one of opera’s most notorious coloraturas is set to land 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