Ahead of her latest trip to Australia, the German Queen of the Violin, Anne-Sophie Mutter talks to Limelight about her legendary mentorship under Herbert von Karajan, her desire for climbing new musical mountains, and why she decided she had to stalk Daniil Trifonov.
Born Again Berlioz
Despised and rejected, Hector Berlioz vowed he’d write no more, until a game of cards changed his mind. Clive Paget and Sir Andrew Davis explore L’Enfance du Christ.
Survival of the Smallest
Playing with a chamber outfit can be a precarious profession. Phillip Sametz spoke to some of our finest ensembles about the challenges in Australia today.
On the centenary of his birth, we look at the role classical music played in the Swedish director’s films and theatre from The Magic Flute to Fanny and Alexander.