Artistic Director Linda Thompson tells us about the renamed Gertrude Opera’s pandemic experience, plans for the future and upcoming performance of David Lang’s chamber opera at Melbourne’s Federation Square.
Clive was Editor of Limelight magazine from 2015 to 2017, when he moved to New York and became Editor at Large. Clive writes features and reviews on a wide range of musical topics, but is especially enthusiastic about all things to do with opera, early music and British classical music. From his New York base he is able to interview artists scheduled to tour in Australia and keep abreast of the latest developments internationally.
Articles by Clive Paget
Students, his wife, even the Pope, Engelbert Humperdinck could forget about them all.
Top-notch performers and engineering, led by an experienced Donizettian with a keen instinct for how to shape this music.
The tenor tells Clive Paget about recording his new series with pianist Nathan Williamson, the first volume of which is Limelight’s Recording of the Month for January–February 2021.
Important 20th-century opera, well sung if uninterestingly staged.
Francesca Dego dances with “the Devil’s” favourite violin.
Find out what's on stage – and streaming online – in January & February from Limelight editors Jo Litson, Angus McPherson and Clive Paget.
There’s more to Humperdinck than witches and gingerbread.
What to spend your Christmas money on? Try some Trifonov, or take a punt and discover Thalberg, Eccles or Paul Ben-Haim.
A penetrating, frequently revelatory start to a promising new series.
Lip-smacking music-making in BPO’s first fruits with Petrenko.
Latvian or Canadian? Who cares when the music’s this good.
A new "Symphony" by Paul Dean will form the centrepiece of a three-city tour.