January 16, 2013
features

February issue of Limelight: Young Joan Sutherland

From secretary to superstar: the new issue charts Joan’s early years and her inspiring rise to fame. 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

January 15, 2013
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Glanville-Hicks House names first ‘post-reno’ resident

The Australia Council have announced that Julian Day will be the new Composer in Residence at the Peggy Glanville-Hicks house. 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

January 14, 2013
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HMV to call in the Administrators

A bad Christmas may spell the end for the UK’s last high-street music chain. 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

January 9, 2013
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Nicola Benedetti receives MBE in Queen’s New Year Honours

The 25-year-old Scottish violin sensation adds another distinguished string to her bow. 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

January 7, 2013
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Five Questions for Sydney Festival director Lieven Bertels

The dutchman has given Sydney Festival an injection of classical music. But can he still break even at the box office? 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

December 20, 2012
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Bundaberg boy wonder wins Wagner Composition prize

A major national prize for the Wagner bicentenary has been won by 17-year-old John Rotar. 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

December 20, 2012
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Melbourne Youth Orchestra: Shaking it up in 2013

With a line-up of renowned guest conductors, a concert at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and innovative use of social media, MYO and its young performers are doing things differently next year. 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

December 19, 2012
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Christmas Gift Guide

With major anniversaries for Debussy, John Cage, Glenn Gould and Georg Solti, and Wagner’s 200th just around the corner, 2012 was the year of the boxed set. But there’s plenty more to celebrate as we choose classical Christmas gifts to suit every musical taste. 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