September 17, 2012
features

My Desert Island Discs: Dan Deacon

The experimental rocker went from discovering classical albums in a dumpster to playing Carnegie Hall. 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

September 16, 2012
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American composer William Duckworth has died

The Internet pioneer and father of postminimalism has lost his battle with cancer. 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

September 13, 2012
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Did Rufus Wainwright get stage fright at the ABC?

The Steinway artist, a self-confessed “diva”, skirted the piano at his Radio National interview. 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

September 12, 2012
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Bryn Terfel joins the MSO in Sir Andrew Davis’ 2013 Gala

The Welsh bass-baritone will sing with the Melbourne Symphony in Davis’ inaugural concert. 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

September 11, 2012
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It’s a bug’s life with the world’s most extravagant flea circus

Cirque du Soleil’s Sydney show Ovo draws on the rich diversity of the insect world. 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

September 11, 2012
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Tan Dun: composing is Zen; conducting is like tai chi

For the Chinese film composer, synchronising sound and image is a form of martial arts. 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

September 10, 2012
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Fungal infection may be next best thing to a Strad

Magic mushrooms: Swiss scientist discovers fungus that makes wood fit for a Stradivarius. 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