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  • Published: 3 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760641252
  • Imprint: Limelight
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 116
  • RRP: $12.99

Limelight October 2019


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Australia's classical music and arts magazine.

* Cover story: Yo-Yo Ma: Bach Across Borders. The legendary musician and humanitarian makes his long-awaited Australian debut with performances of JS Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello, which he will play in one sitting in Sydney and Melbourne.

* Feature: 30 Australian Musicians Under 30. Who are Australia’s most exciting young classical performers and what is it that makes them special? We look at 30 of the best from 11-year-old violinist Christian Li to 24-year-old composer Alice Chance.

*Interviews: Donald Runnicles, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s first ever Principal Guest Conductor discusses his new role with the orchestra where he conducts Messiaen, Bruckner, Strauss and Fauré this month; violinist Helena Rathbone marks 25 years with the Australian Chamber Orchestra; Swedish soprano Nina Stemme on returning to the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra for an all-Wagner Gala.

*Story: Sydney Dance Company celebrates its half century with a thrilling double bill featuring Rafael Bonachela’s 6 Breaths and a new, grand-scale work by Gideon Obarzanek called Us 50, featuring former and current dancers of the company along with members of the dance community.

*Reviews: Nikolaj Znaider conducts a concert for West Australian Symphony Orchestra with Asher Fisch as the soloist for Schumann’s Piano Concerto; Stephen Hough performs Brahms’ Second Piano
Concerto with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Mark Wigglesworth; Joanna Murray-Smith’s new comedy L’Appartement, which she is directing herself for Queensland Theatre.

*What’s on: live performance and radio highlights for October 2019.

  • Pub date: 3 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760641252
  • Imprint: Limelight
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 116
  • RRP: $12.99

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Limelight

Originally published as 24 hours by the ABC over 40 years ago, Limelight is well-established as Australia’s leading classical music magazine. With 11 editions per year containing news, reviews, features, interviews with leading artists, quizzes and competitions, Limelight provides unrivalled breadth, depth, liveliness and quality for discerning readers.

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