Leo Tolstoy’s novel Anna Kareninais one of the most beloved pieces of literature in the world. In the cover feature of Limelight’s June 2021 issue, Deborah Jones explores why the novel is so popular and why it has inspired so many adaptations – including a new ballet by starry Russian duo, choreographer Yuri Possokhov and composer Ilya Demutsky, which The Australian Ballet is about to unveil.

Limelight June 2021

The June issue also includes a trio of features on composing women. Only a handful of composers were regularly programmed by Australian symphony orchestras during the 20th century. However, as Yvonne Frindle investigates in...