January 31, 2011
features

Farewell, Dame Margaret

The Welsh soprano Dame Margaret Price, specialist in Mozart and Richard Strauss, has died aged 69. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 27, 2011
features

Was Chopin epileptic?

According to research published in Medical Humanities, it is likely that Frédéric Chopin suffered from epilepsy. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 27, 2011
features

Janowski and Pentatone to record all ten major Wagner operas

Two-year release schedule to begin with Flying Dutchman. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 25, 2011
features

Sydney Con heritage listed

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious conservatories, has been added to the NSW heritage register. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 24, 2011
features

Sony Classical partners with the Metropolitan Opera

Four CD sets and four DVDs of Met productions to be released in February. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 21, 2011
features

Opera Australia sing for Queensland

Local and international stars of Opera Australia’s current season will take to the stage on February 6 to raise funds for Queensland flood victims. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 20, 2011
features

Featured recording interview: Brew Guitar Duo

Bradley Kunda and Matt Withers from Brew Guitar Duo on their stunning new album of Australian guitar music Landscape. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 18, 2011
features

New Gurrumul album

Celebrated Indigenous musician and ARIA-award winning performer Gurrumul Yunupingu is soon to release his second album. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 18, 2011
features

Decca signs Aleksandra Kurzak

Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak is the latest artist to be signed by Decca Classics, Universal’s US-based classical label. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 17, 2011
features

Freire honoured by Sarkozy

Pianist Nelson Freire has been made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 14, 2011
features

Sony signs Nino Machaidze

Sony Classical has announced an exclusive long term agreement with Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.

January 11, 2011
features

Santo (Juan Diego Florez, Orchestra e coro del Teatro Communale di Bologna/Mariotti)

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. This article is available online for Limelight subscribers. Log in to continue reading. Not a subscriber? For a limited time our monthly digital subscription is only $3. Subscribe now and you will save 50% and have full access to our paywalled content and digital magazines.