Important 20th-century opera, well sung if uninterestingly staged.
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
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.
A three-month program but with an admirable commitment to 100 percent streaming.
The company celebrates 20 years with impressively bold offerings and major players.
The American mezzo on the team spirit behind a new recording and a role to get her teeth into.
The Gesualdo Six's conductor explains what makes an award-winning program for an all-male sextet.