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Lucy Maunder has long dreamed of playing would-be vaudevillian Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago. She tells us how she swung into action to land the role.
by Deborah Jones
In a nail-bitingly close contest, an independent label carries off the top prize.
by Clive Paget
On The Record
Bartók is the starter this month with Mahler, Rachmaninov, Bruckner and Respighi the main course. From Offenbach, the perfect soufflé to finish.
by Clive Paget
Yuwaalaraay composer and storyteller Nardi Simpson reflects on her recent tour of Europe with Ensemble Offspring.
by Nardi Simpson
Mark Kilmurry and Jamie Oxenbould enter the world of amateur theatre in their new play Midnight Murder at Hamlington Hall.
by Jo Litson
★★★★ One of British music’s most enduring bromances goes under the microscope.
by Clive Paget
★★★★ Expertly crafted and featuring an excellent cast, this modest project still packs a punch.
by Jason Blake
In the Limelight
Guy Noble's Soapbox
A lacklustre rendition of the national anthem
leaves Guy Noble pondering our unwillingness
to sing this country’s praises.
A former QSO member and for 20 years a teacher, Ysolt Clark is now in the pit for OA’s Ring Cycle, playing the instrument Wagner invented.
Inspired by her favourite childhood video game, Holly Harrison explains how extreme sports and classical music become one in her latest work for Omega Ensemble.
5 Questions For
Hailed by Limelight as “a Wagnerian soprano to be reckoned with” in 2016, the Melbourne singer talks about preparing for her second Ring Cycle with Opera Australia.
With a cabaret season about to open at the Sydney Festival, the joint Artistic Director of Hayes Theatre Co relives her journey from electronic organ to musical saw.
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