August 23, 2012
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Michael Kieran Harvey piano scholarship awarded

Two young Australian talents share in the $50,000 prize. 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

August 22, 2012
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Opera Australia’s 2013 season unveiled

Lyndon Terracini presents a tale of two operatic titans in two cities. 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

August 22, 2012
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Keys to Music: Monteverdi’s Vespers

In this 1610 choral tour-de-force, Monteverdi unveiled a free-wheeling new style which shocked his peers. 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

August 22, 2012
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Musical Journey: Trondheim

Musical traditions run back to the age of the Vikings in this picture-postcard Norwegian city. 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

August 22, 2012
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Guy Noble’s Soapbox: Puerile Pollies

The constanly bickering politicians of Australia’s Parliament might consider adding a little Bach to their bite. 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

August 22, 2012
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Musical Briefing: Period Performance

What does period performance mean? And is it “better” than the modern style of performance? 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

August 22, 2012
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Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo and the invention of opera

This 1607 masterpiece was the eureka moment in a new genre known today as 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

August 22, 2012
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ABC Classic 100: The Music of France

Voting opens today! Your chance to pick your favourites by Debussy, Ravel and more. 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

August 21, 2012
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The Australian Maestro Myth

Are outstanding Aussie maestros being overlooked in favour of glitzier international stars? 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

August 20, 2012
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Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy pens dark Rapunzel ballet

The British author turns her hand to dance in an adaptation of Grimm’s twisted fairytale. 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

August 19, 2012
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Chinese composer Tan Dun wins Hamburg Bach Prize

The composer of the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragonfilm score has his sights set on Oz. 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