Lavish, and in high-end audio, a 70-disc set reminds us of the genius that was Jansons.
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
The Hungarian maestro discusses the musically and emotionally demanding Mahler and his sound world, and why he won’t conduct the Tenth.
The production that kick-started the French Baroque revival is back in style.
A compelling 20th-century rediscovery makes it to CD at last.
Grim and grisly, but with a sumptuous score, Franck’s operatic tragedy is a real find.
Patricia Kopatchinskaya and Sol Gabetta talk about our Recording of the Month, the scarcity of repertoire for cello and violin, and rethinking what concert performances could be.
Summer concert highlights from ABC Classic, independent radio and streaming.
The editors of Limelight share their selection of the most exciting classical music, opera and theatre events coming soon.
With two Recordings of the Month, a trio of American rediscoveries, operatic delights galore and the latest from the Kanneh-Masons, it’s a red-letter month on disc.
Meet the uniquely talented Icelandic pianist revitalising classical music.
Clive Paget selects a dozen new Christmas albums to make the yuletide gay.
Mozart, Bach, Haydn and Handel top the bill, but there's plenty of new music too in SPC's 2022 program.
The ASO's impressive 2022 season is one of the country’s bolder efforts, with women composers and living composers well represented.