A breezy, fun morning of sparkling orchestral favourites, which didn't always gel as a cohesive whole but which offered smooth sailing from QSO (and no jetlag).
This program of Bach's music is just the thing for an anxious world and is superbly performed by the ABO musicians and Jonas Zschenderlein, but the editing lets them down.
An attention to detail and a sophisticated handling of the entire spectrum of orchestral colours rendered this performance a triumph.
Braunfels’ lighter side is displayed at its most charming.
In the dangerous world of Joseph Stalin’s Russia, an embattled Dmitri Shostakovich unveiled a new symphony that would miraculously please both audiences and the authorities. Angus McPherson speaks to Asher Fisch and Mark Wigglesworth about the music that changed the composer’s life forever.
A new independent touring organisation called Music In The Regions, chaired by Naseema Sparks, has been established to oversee tours by NSW musicians to regional centres not usually visited by classical ensembles.
The composer tells us about their new work for Queensland Symphony Orchestra, a "love letter" to the wondrous few years surrounding the turn of the 20th century.
Despite COVID, artists have managed to create some stunning work in 2021. So who would you like to see recognised? It's time for our readers to vote for Limelight's People's Choice Awards.
Andsnes illuminates Mozart’s genius by focusing on an annus mirabilis.
The West Australian Symphony Orchestra was particularly impressive with its splendid performance of Brahms' heroic Symphony No 1 under the baton of Maestro Asher Fisch.
Petri dishes up an evocative survey of Rasmussen recorder music
Benjamin Northey will continue in his role as Principal Conductor in Residence at Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for another two years.
Former Chief Conductor Nicholas Braithwaite steps in and shows his relationship with the Adelaide Symphony is as strong as ever.