wed 25/05/2022

Svend McEwan-Brown

Articles By Svend McEwan-Brown

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Das Boot, Series 3, Sky Atlantic review - submarine warfare...

The challenge for the makers of Das Boot is to keep finding new ways to keep the show moving forwards and outwards without losing touch...

Le nozze di Figaro, Glyndebourne review - fabulous singing a...

After two years of Covid-affected performances – even though there was a full season last year – Glyndebourne's annual festival...

DVD/Blu-ray: Parallel Mothers

Parallel Mothers unfolds at a daringly slow pace, and there are moments in the first half of Pedro Almodóvar’s 2021 drama when you wish...

Cornelia Parker, Tate Britain review – divine intelligence

Cornelia Parker’s early installations are as fresh and as thought provoking as when they were made. Her...

Alyn Shipton: On Jazz - A Personal Journey - digging jazz de...

“I suppose you’re going to ask all the usual questions...?” When Keith Jarrett was...

Lotus Beauty, Hampstead Theatre Downstairs review – uneasy m...

Theatre is slowly recovering from the effects of the pandemic, and many shows which were cancelled because of the first lockdown are now finally...

Album: Heidi Talbot - Sing it for a Lifetime

As break-up albums go, Heidi Talbot’s new set knocks that tightly wound ball of heartbreak, separation and release into the front...

The Wreckers, Glyndebourne review - no masterpiece, but vivi...

Interesting for the history of music, but not for music? Passing acquaintance with Ethel Smyth’s The Wreckers, a grand opera by a woman...

Music Reissues Weekly: Patty Waters - You Loved Me

“Touched by Rodin in a Paris Museum” is a 14-minute consideration of exactly what its title says: the impact of encountering Auguste Rodin’s work...

The Deathless Woman review - the overlooked persecution of t...

One of the more heartwarming images in the news recently has been seeing Ukrainian refugees being welcomed by their eastern European neighbours....