Charm meets passion in visually sumptuous staging of Gounod’s greatest non-hit.
Clive Paget is a former Limelight Editor, now Editor-at-Large. Based in New York for three years, and now in the UK, he writes and reviews as a freelancer for Musical America, Opera News and Steinway Magazine. Prior to his move to Australia he directed and developed new musical theatre for London’s National Theatre.
Articles by Clive Paget
Thoughtful take on Sophocles’ bloody tragedy boasts at least two star turns.
Opera lovers can enjoy six new productions and three contemporary works from the Metropolitan Opera, presented in Australian cinemas by Sharmill Films across 2021-22.
Part Scandi-noir thriller, part Ancient Greek drama, Kaija Saariaho's Innocence makes for persuasive music theatre.
A major new film explores the triumphs and the tragedy of Australian soprano Marjorie Lawrence.
A first-class reading will have you falling in love with Bohème all over again.
Avast behind! Lyrita rescues a 20th-century nautical gem from the archives.
Oksana Lyniv and Asmik Grigorian play blinders in Tcherniakov's revenger's tragedy at Bayreuth.
Our recording of the month for August is the Tinalley Quartet's second release of Mendelssohn string quartets.
André Messager's comédie musicale is a sheer delight from start to finish.
Early music wins the laurels this month, from Jordi Savall’s medieval fiddle to David Skinner’s William Byrd and a trifecta of Handelian delights.
The editors of Limelight share their selection of the most exciting classical music, opera and theatre events coming soon.
A Tunbridge Wells tenor’s debut disc proves the real Italian deal.