March 2021

The cover of Limelight's March 2021 magazine

The March edition of Limelight is available for subscribers to read online on our website.

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In the Limelight


Andrew Ford’s new project proves the right idea for strange times
by Harriet Cunningham

Margaret Sutherland’s Violin Concerto is a ripper, so why is it not better known?
by Yvonne Frindle

Inside the loving redevelopment of Adelaide’s Her Majesty’s Theatre
by Steve Dow

How the groundbreaking Hamilton is helping redefine musical theatre
by Jo Litson


Conyngham’s Crowning Glory
by Vincent Plush

On the Record
by Clive Paget

Cutting Edge
by Luke Styles
New Music

by Deborah Jones

Kristian Fredrikson: Designer
by Lee Christofis

by Lynden Barber

On Air & Online


Practise, practise, practise
You can’t ‘fake news’ your way out of a bad performance, which is why many musicians suffer the curse of perfectionism.
Guy Noble’s Soapbox

The Oboe
Principal Oboe with Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Diana Doherty isn’t sure if she is in love with her instrument, but she can’t imagine life without it.
Playing Up

Extra Content

Only Limelight subscribers will be able to access the full range of content, which will include:

  • Reviews of live performances around Australia, published as soon as possible after the opening performance
  • Daily news from the music and broader performing arts scene in Australia and around the world
  • Up-to-the-minute reviews of recorded performances available through streaming or as CDs, including exclusive reviews of Australian performers and Australian composers as well as visiting international artists
  • Online-only features including artist interviews, composer profiles, festivals, current issues and events
  • Online-only columns by musicians and music experts


Jo Litson

Deputy Editor
Angus McPherson

Tristan Main

Clive Paget

Lynden Barber, Peter Berner, Lee Christofis, Harriet Cunningham, Diana Doherty, Steve Dow, Yvonne Frindle, Deborah Jones, Lee Lewis, Guy Noble, Vincent Plush, Luke Styles, Robert Veel

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The April issue of Limelight will be available online from 22 March and available in stores from 30 March.