The April 2018 issue of Limelight Magazine hits newsstands this morning, and as of this month, our magazine is once again available in Fish Fine Music and Mary Who? Bookshop! You can also purchase a copy of Limelight through our online store.

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Take a look inside

COVER STORY

Tutti Muti

After observing Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra rehearse in New York, Editor at Large Clive Paget was invited to his hotel to interview the patriotic Italian conductor, who is coming Down Under to conduct the Australian World Orchestra.

FEATURES

Living the Dream

Mendelssohn’s incidental music to Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has enchanted audiences from its first performance. Howard Shelley explains why.

The thinking man’s actor

Steve Dow sat down with Simon Russell Beale, widely regarded as the finest stage actor of his generation, in Stratford-upon-Avon to talk about theatre and film.

From dark to light

Ahead of the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Impressionist exhibition, we look at the importance of colour in the evolution of the world’s most popular art movement.

Marin on lenny

As Naxos releases an 8-CD box set of her Bernstein recordings, the American conductor explains her fascination with a man she describes as “a huge puppy”.

Time to re-joyce

From the Western Australian goldfields to an international concert and film career, pianist Eileen Joyce was a true original, as Will Yeoman discovers in a new book.