August 14, 2012
features

Bach for metalheads: Synergy Percussion goes Baroque

Synergy’s battered Baroque syndrome: will Bach’s mighty Chaconne shock on marimba? 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 13, 2012
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Andrey Lebedev wins Adelaide International Classical Guitar Comp

The 21-year-old victor picks up a $16,000 custom-made guitar along with his prize money. 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 13, 2012
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Carlo Curley, saviour of Melbourne Town Hall organ, has died

The “Pavarotti of the organ” was the “catalyst” for the restoration of Melbourne’s fine instrument. 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 10, 2012
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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 3

A triumphant homecoming to Hamer Hall for the MSO, conducted by an old friend. 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 10, 2012
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Sydney Symphony launches 2013 season

Concert performances of The Flying Dutchman and a guest appearance by Barry Humphries are just two of many highlights in SSO 2013 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 10, 2012
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Tenors on trapeze: Circus Opera Academy opens in Sydney

Could circus skills help pave a spectacular new path for opera in the 21st 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

August 10, 2012
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2012 Opera News Award-winners announced

American publication recognises Mirella Freni, Dawn Upshaw, David Daniels, Simon Keenlyside and Eric Owens 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 9, 2012
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Charles Ives’ house destined for demolition?

Investors threaten to demolish the home of great American composer Charles Ives 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 9, 2012
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Volunteers contribute $10 million to community orchestras

New research has shed light on Australia’s community-based orchestras, which survive on $10-million worth of volunteer hours every 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

August 8, 2012
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A ballet biography of the passionate, conflicted Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreographer Boris Eifman has mined a life rich in tragedy to create his ballet Tchaikovsky, which he brings to Australia next week 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 6, 2012
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One piano recital – five world premieres

How the hell do you play a watercolour? Just one of many new music challenges faced by pianist Zubin Kanga 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 3, 2012
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Aussie quartet takes on Etihad Airways to get violin on board

Violinist Tor Frømyhr was allowed to take his violin on board the Frankfurt-Abu Dhabi flight only after four young musicians intervened 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