Celebrated Indigenous musician and ARIA-award winning performer Gurrumul Yunupingu is soon to release his second album.
Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak is the latest artist to be signed by Decca Classics, Universal’s US-based classical label.
Pianist Nelson Freire has been made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur.
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Sony Classical has announced an exclusive long term agreement with Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze.
At a time when broad appeal and maximum sales are all important, Juan Diego Flórez has been notable for his deliberate narrow repertoire, concentrating almost exclusively on the 19th-century bel canto for which he’s ideally suited, while leaving alone swathes of the repertoire most star tenors can’t resist.
Limelight editor Francis Merson speaks to Sir Simon Rattle about his past, present and future with the Berlin Philharmonic.
Ten years after his award-winning Beethoven sonatas, Gerard Willems braves the composer’s pianistic Everest, the Diabelli Variations.
A new exhibition at the National Gallery celebrates the Ballets Russes, whose costumes were just as revolutionary as their music.
Reportedly the world’s best-selling classical artist, Italian opera star Cecilia Bartoli is set to tour Australia in 2011.
Soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa talks about finding her place in the world of opera, her illustrious colleagues and the great roles that make her tick.
The Australian pianist/comedian talks to Limelight about his upcoming national tour.
Orchestra Victoria will be forced to shrink their core ensemble in 2011 in order to avoid bankruptcy.