October 2021

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In the Limelight

The buzz around live performance

All that glitters is gold in Kosky’s strange dreamscape

A round-up of our recent news reports

The latest arts appointments and departures


The arts are embracing the online world. But how do they make it pay?
by Steve Dow

The Northern Territory chamber orchestra inspiring positive change.
by Janelle White

Max Richter on using music to make sense of a chaotic world.
by Hugh Robertson

Circa Contemporary Circus all but invents a new art form.
by Elissa Blake

How the English composer helped prop up the shaky Stuart dynasty.
By Clive Paget

Why do we barely remember one of our greatest dramatic sopranos?
by Deborah Jones

Marquee TV, the leading digital arts platform, launches in Australia.
by Hugh Robertson
Sponsored Content


Christian Li
by Jo Litson

Il Giardino Armonico’s Haydn
by Michael Quinn
Recording of the Month

On the Record
by Clive Paget

Koolbardi wer Wardong
by Hugh Robertson

Cutting Edge
by Julian Day
New Music

The Wharf Revue
by Diana Simmonds

Boy Swallows Universe
by Elise Lawrence

Angels & Devils
by Stewart Smith

On Air & Online


A COVID gratitude list
In a bid to lift his spirits, Guy Noble finds joy in Bach, toasted sandwiches and the hold music on the ATO helpline.
Guy Noble’s Soapbox

The Theorbo
Born in Sweden and now based in Sydney, Tommie Andersson explains how he moved from the guitar to the lute and the theorbo, and why his theorbo is nicknamed the Thredbo.
Playing Up


Jo Litson

Deputy Editor
Hugh Robertson

Tristan Main

Clive Paget

Tommie Andersson, Peter Berner, Elissa Blake, Tina Bursill, Harriet Cunningham, Julian Day, Steve Dow, Deborah Jones, Elise Lawrence, Guy Noble, Michael Quinn, Dianna Simmonds, Stewart Smith, Clinton White, Janelle White

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The November 2021 issue of Limelight will be available online from Monday 25 October.
Available in stores from Tuesday 2 November.