Neil Armfield’s staging of Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will headline.
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
Survey of the British zeal for musical storytelling whets appetite to listen.
Audi’s swansong makes compelling case for Orfeo II, Revenge of the Maenads.
Lockdown was an opportunity to commission "Listen", a song that has resonated with many.
How a chorusmaster's cock-up caused an unsolicited encore in the middle of Elektra.
Savall’s Revolutionary fervour brings snap, crackle and pop to five of Beethoven’s best.
From Nicola Benedetti’s “benchmark recording” of Elgar to Lang Lang’s less successful take on Bach.
Find out what's on stage – and streaming online – in October from Limelight editors Jo Litson, Angus McPherson and Clive Paget.
With an ambitious new musical survey underway, Clive Paget looks at the 18th-century movement that made bold men quake with fear and women fall into a faint.
American mezzo Jamie Barton tells Clive Paget about recording Unexpected Shadows, Limelight’s Recording of the Month for October.
Another welcome addition to Ethel Smyth's output shows off her lighter side on the excellent boutique Retrospect Opera label.
Connor D'Netto believes raising issues and supporting causes is a responsibility that comes with privilege.
Kratzler and Runnicles brilliantly reflect Zemlinsky’s tale of Alma and Alex.