Discover our readers' and critics' favourite artists of 2019, learn about Beethoven's final tempestuous year, and celebrate Musica Viva as it turns 75.
The Icelandic pianist, who Limelight's critics have voted our International Artist of the Year 2019, tells us about his forays into the music of Philip Glass and Johann Sebastian Bach.
Voted Limelight's Australian Artist of the Year 2019 by our critics, the Yorta Yorta soprano and composer looks ahead to an extraordinarily busy 2020 season.
From fisticuffs at the opera, to 'inappropriate' album covers, we look back at the classical music bloopers and blunders of the past year.
After 14 years as Chair, Jan Bowen is leaving the Sydney Youth Orchestras having changed their fortunes. She discusses her time there.
When it came to covering up his baldness, the composer believed in overkill.
As Christmas looms, Guy Noble ponders life’s ebb and flow, long pauses, and whether there’s such a thing as music-time.
Tim Olsen tells us about his father's latest exhibition, and why the 91-year-old Australian artist won't be found on the golf course.
Artistic Director Ben Opie explains why there's more than ever to explore at the 2020 Peninsula Summer Music Festival.
For opera lovers the world over, Giacomo Puccini epitomises Italian opera. Phillip Sametz examines the life and career of one of opera’s most successful musical dramatists.
The true story of Johnny Mullagh and the Aboriginal cricket team that toured England.
Ahead of his Australian tour, the superstar Chinese pianist tells us about why he gave up the accordion, the pressures of touring, and why he’s optimistic about the future of classical music.
What new music might float your boat (or roast your chestnuts) this holiday season? Clive Paget surveys this year’s crop of festive releases and finds intriguing offerings for Advent, Christmas, and even for the post-prandial cheese plate.