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David Kettle

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Little Boy Blue review – 'the sum of all fears'

Turning the real-life murder of an 11-year-old boy into a four-part...

Caetano Veloso and Teresa Cristina, Barbican

Caetano Veloso is a unique figure in world popular music. As bright as the likes of David Byrne and Brian Eno, but also a genuine pop star,...

Decade Zero, Dave Maric, Phronesis, Engines Orchestra - Prev...

Decade Zero is a new commission from acclaimed contemporary classical composer Dave Maric, receiving its world premiere this...

DVD: Dancer

For decades, but especially since the turn of the millennium, the arts have fretted over how to appeal to a younger audience. For ballet, this has...

The best TV to watch this week

It's a golden age of television, but is there just too much good stuff? Let theartsdesk help you make your choice of what to watch, whether it's...

Stoller Hall Opening, Chetham's School of Music, Manche...

The opening of a new concert hall offers two options for opinionizing: the venue itself – or the performances in it? Review the acoustics – or the...

Tamestit, LSO, Roth, Barbican

François-Xavier Roth is a distinctive presence at the podium. He is short and immaculately attired, and first appearances could lead you to expect...

CD: Bonnie Prince Billy - Best Troubadour

Best Troubadour is Bonnie Prince Billy's musical tribute to his "forever hero", country singer Merle Haggard. Haggard was...

Sunday Book: Donna Leon - Earthly Remains

It’s 25 years this year since Donna Leon introduced us to Commissario Guido Brunetti, a man who in his way has done as much for...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Brinsley Schwarz

In the second week of September 1979, Nick Lowe’s “Cruel to be Kind” entered the Top 40. A month later, it peaked at number 12. The commercial...