The Australia Council has suspended investment programs to free up funds to respond to the “catastrophic” impact of the health crisis on the Australian arts community.
Staff who have been stood down by OA from March 30 until the end of May will be able to access up to 80 percent of their regular salary.
Over 100 academics have sent an open letter to the Federal Government saying that Australia's cultural future is at stake and calling for urgent support.
Orchestral musicians to mime artists are taking to YouTube with their own hand washing songs and videos during the coronavirus pandemic.
The opera star has tested positive to coronavirus. He has also resigned from the American Guild of Musical Artists after it found allegations of sexual misconduct against him credible.
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.
We speak to MSO Managing Director Sophie Galaise about the success of the orchestra’s live streams, and how the organisation hopes to craft a model that might help other orchestras and small to medium ensembles ride out the COVID-19 crisis.
The new Rage Against the V(irus) Fund will offer $1000 to Gold Coast-based artists to produce a digital work.
The new online initiative run by Melbourne musicians hopes to help sustain local artists – and their audiences – who have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
A note from the publishers of Limelight, to update our subscribers, partners, artists, venues and community on our organisation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
All proceeds from the live stream will be evenly split between the artists and Festival.
Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch has announced $8 million of funding relief to help mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on small to medium arts companies.
The arts industry is responding as the ban on mass gatherings comes into effect, with calls for the government to support the industry and its workers.