mon 24/06/2019

Caroline Crampton

Articles By Caroline Crampton

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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 Final, BBC Four review...

If ever there was an instance of the great being the enemy of the good, it happened after all the live...

Brundibár, Welsh National Opera review - bittersweet childre...

Politics, in case you may not have noticed, has been in the air of late: questions of escape, release, borders, refugees, things like that. So...

Belshazzar, The Grange Festival review – songs of freedom

Cut almost anywhere into the lesser-known seams of Handel’s oratorios and you may strike plentiful nuggets of the purest gold. It may not be quite...

Beecham House, ITV review - a cartoon version of 18th centur...

It has become routine to accuse Brexiteers of wanting to bring...

Anna Bolena, Longborough Festival Opera review - Henry VIII...

Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived. Anne Boleyn is number two on the list, so anyone who can remember even that much Tudor...

CD: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana

Don't let the presence of nerds' favourite Madlib on production duties fool you: this is a big bad bastard of a West Coast rap record. It's a...

Ocean Vuong: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous review – the ne...

Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is written as a letter to...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Pink Fairies

Like Lemmy, the bassist with their fellow London-based freaks Hawkwind, Pink Fairies crossed the bridge between the late-Sixties underground and...

CD: Foy Vance - From Muscle Shoals

Endlessly gigging Northern Irish performer Foy Vance's profile first rocketed after touring with fellow...