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Australia’s finest musical minds tell us what they think about these 10 composers.

Maria Callas’ status as cultural icon endures 90 years after her birth. But how was the legend of La Divina born? Limelight finds out.

From eccentrics to recluses, these musicians positively thrived on social distancing.

In January 2019, Simone Young talked to Limelight about her artistic principles, the luxury of choice and taking on America in the seasons to come.

Considered by many to be the greatest composer of all time, Limelight looks at the life, times and music of the trail-blazing Ludwig van Beethoven.

Limelight critic Phillip Scott looks at recordings that were the talk of the town on their first appearance, and that have continued to impress pundits and public ever since.

OK, so we know Bach’s Passions deserve to be here, but if you’ve had your fill of Messiahs, try these Easter alternatives.

JS Bach regularly tops polls as the greatest composer of all time. We celebrate his 335th birthday by asking some of our top Bach performers why he’s so extraordinary.

Musicians from Anne-Sophie Mutter to Jonny Greenwood are paying tribute to the iconic Polish composer, who has died at the age of 86.

A candid assessment of those who went down and those who got off scot free.