November 2021

Cover of Limelight's November 2021 magazine

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An extract from her new book Well Hello, written with Annabel Crabb
by Leigh Sales

Barrie Kosky discusses his highly original production of Rimsky-Korsakov’s last opera
by Jansson J. Antmann

The pleasures and perils of writing music for film and television
by Angus McPherson

Anyone can be an online music critic, but what are the skills to do it well?
by Shamistha de Soysa


Alice Topp
by Rhys Ryan

Bellini’s I Puritani
by Clive Paget
Recording of the Month

On the Record
by Clive Paget

Cutting Edge
by Winnie Huang
New Music

Restless Dance Theatre
by Deborah Jones

Koolbardi wer Wardong
by Marilyn Phillips

Built for Ballet
by Lee Christofis

In the Limelight

A round-up of our recent news reports

Comings & Goings
The latest arts appointments and departures

On Stage
The buzz around live performance

On Air & Online
This month’s concert highlights from ABC Classic, independent radio and streaming


Thinking about Thinking
Beset with monkey mind, Guy Noble currently finds satisfaction in cleaning, and wishes he could take his brain out and give that a good scrub too.
Guy Noble’s Soapbox

The Cello
Affectionately known as ‘Tipi’, Timo Veikko-Valve is Principal Cello at the Australian Chamber Orchestra. He picked up the instrument to fill the family piano trio, and because a teacher once declared “he looks like a cellist”.
Playing Up

Extra Content


Jo Litson

Tristan Main

Deputy Editor
Hugh Robertson

Clive Paget

Jansson J. Antmann, Peter Berner, Lee Christofis, Suzannah Conway, Winnie Huang, Deborah Jones, Rachel Kent, Angus McPherson, Steve Moffatt, Guy Noble, Marilyn Phillips, Rhys Ryan, Leigh Sales, Shamistha de Soysa, Timo Veikko-Valve, Chad Vindin

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The December issue of Limelight will be available online from Monday 22 November.