Arts

Personal priorities

4 March 2006 12:00 am

‘Syriana’ is ‘a term used by Washington think-tanks to describe a hypothetical reshaping of the Middle East’, according to this…

Series of distractions

4 March 2006 12:00 am

Verdi’s Macbeth is one of those operas which I always have hopes will be greater than it ever actually seems…

Bizet’s delight

25 February 2006 12:00 am

Bizet’s delight

Crossing continents

25 February 2006 12:00 am

When a Bostonian wit remarked, ‘Good Americans, when they die, go to Paris’, he was merely expressing the secure place…

Irritating triumph

25 February 2006 12:00 am

Welsh National Opera’s Der fliegende Holl

The write stuff

25 February 2006 12:00 am

Southwark Fair by Samuel Adamson. Ever heard of it? Nor me but it sounds like a sprawling comedy of manners…

Murder he wrote

25 February 2006 12:00 am

It is hard to imagine the author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood as the same man. In…

Quest for self

18 February 2006 12:00 am

Mark Glazebrook on an exhibition which explores issues relating to Muslim identity

As time goes by

18 February 2006 12:00 am

As time goes by

Visual tapas

18 February 2006 12:00 am

Last spring, in honour of the reopening of the refurbished York Art Gallery, the statue of local artist William Etty…

Impresario or artist?

18 February 2006 12:00 am

Right from the start of this retrospective exhibition, the complications set in. In Room 1 are four paintings from the…

Miller’s antiques

18 February 2006 12:00 am

Having had no operatic performances at all in January, English National Opera is filling February with two hardy perennials, Jonathan…

False note

18 February 2006 12:00 am

Blackbird is the kind of play critics absolutely adore. Indeed, the reason it has managed to secure a berth in…

Great leap forward

11 February 2006 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth on Maggi Hambling’s forceful seascapes and Rose Wylie’s quirky art

Gardeners’ gardener

11 February 2006 12:00 am

Gardeners’ gardener

Let there be light

4 February 2006 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth is entranced by the central purity of Dan Flavin’s installations

Saving the spike

4 February 2006 12:00 am

Saving the spike

Never say never

4 February 2006 12:00 am

Never say never

Classic question

4 February 2006 12:00 am

Classic question

Head turner

4 February 2006 12:00 am

It’s been 44 years since Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? made its debut on Broadway, but it still…

Intention and chance

28 January 2006 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth visits shows in the West End by Edwina Leapman and Richard Long

Heaven and earth

28 January 2006 12:00 am

Heaven and earth

Sobering thoughts

28 January 2006 12:00 am

Sobering thoughts

Mock Tudor

28 January 2006 12:00 am

Mock Tudor

Bare necessities

28 January 2006 12:00 am

The revival of Richard Eyre’s production of La Traviata at the Royal Opera didn’t go quite as planned, because Elena…