The third opera in Wagner’s tetralogy throws up plenty of challenges, but Chen Shi-Zheng tackles them boldly and triumphs.
Chen Shi-Zheng’s meticulous staging of the second opera in Wagner's tetralogy proves his Ring Cycle is one for the ages.
Chen Shi-Zheng’s finely crafted Ring Cycle heralds a return to Neue Bayreuth, but with a human touch.
Pinchgut's superlative specialist cast of singers polish Handel's 1715 hit to a dazzling shine.
After two COVID-induced postponements, the most ambitious production in Opera Australia's history is being revealed, piece by piece.
An outstandingly detailed Siegfried from Rattle, providing you can live with the lead.
A nail-bitingly close contest sees an independent label carry off the top prize.
Voted by our readers and nationwide team of critics, Limelight’s Artists of the Year are announced.
In a world still grappling with science and scepticism, Richard Mills has written a opera about the man who got the ball rolling – Galileo.
The Melbourne-born singer talks about preparing for her second Ring Cycle with Opera Australia, and the friends she’s made along the way.
Bartók is the starter this month with Mahler, Rachmaninov, Bruckner and Respighi the substantial main course. Offenbach provides the perfect soufflé to finish.
Ysolt Clark plays the instrument Wagner invented, one with "a weird, unearthly sound".
The editors of Limelight share their selection of the most exciting classical music, opera and theatre events coming soon.