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Ariadne auf Naxos, Glyndebourne review – seriously compellin...

It’s often said that Ariadne auf Naxos is all about The Composer – not only...

Mitridate, Re di Ponto, Royal Opera review - Crowe and costu...

Why stage a stiff opera about half-frozen royals by a not-yet-divine Mozartino? The best Mitridate really deserves is one of those...

Albert Herring, The Grange Festival review - playing it stra...

Perfect comedies for the country-house opera scene? Mozart's Figaro and Così, Strauss's Ariadne - and...

Portraying a Nation, Tate Liverpool review – an inspired jux...

Portraying a Nation juxtaposes photographs by August Sander with paintings by Otto Dix. It's an inspired idea as both artists wanted to...

CD: Lory D - Strange Days

Imagine that The Ramones were not only still playing into the mid 2000s, but were still writing new songs as good as “Sheena Is a...

Brenda Maddox: Reading the Rocks review - the revelations of...

Reading the Rocks has a provocative subtitle, “How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life”, indicating the role of...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Shelleyan Orphan

Considering Shelleyan Orphan, Melody Maker said “someone’s been smearing themselves in art…were they artists or did they just wallow in...

The Best Albums of 2017

Disc of the Day reviews new albums, week in, week out, all year. Below are the albums that our writers gave four or five stars,...