Arts

Triumph of tenacity

8 October 2005 12:00 am

Triumph of tenacity

Mixed company

8 October 2005 12:00 am

The visitor to the depressing subterranean galleries of Tate Britain might be forgiven for feeling a trifle bewildered in the…

Powerful Verdi

8 October 2005 12:00 am

Welsh National Opera’s Don Carlos is a magnificent achievement, despite a fair number of more or less serious shortcomings. It…

Burning issues

8 October 2005 12:00 am

Farewell to Bonfire Night, farewell to the heedless celebration of ‘gun- powder, treason and plot’. Events since 9/11 have branded…

Spaced out

8 October 2005 12:00 am

Joss Whedon is believed to be the first ever third-generation TV writer. In the Fifties, his grampa John Whedon wrote…

Wounded Wanderer returns

1 October 2005 12:00 am

Michael Henderson talks to John Tomlinson as he prepares for the opening of Siegfried

Winning ways

1 October 2005 12:00 am

Winning ways

Uphill struggle

1 October 2005 12:00 am

Uphill struggle

Bush bashing

1 October 2005 12:00 am

Bush bashing

Twilight of despair

1 October 2005 12:00 am

The Norwegian Edvard Munch (1863–1944) is best known for ‘The Scream’, that unforgettable image of the tortured self in the…

Below par

1 October 2005 12:00 am

Mike Leigh’s new play, Two Thousand Years, isn’t quite up to his usual standard. It’s not terrible, but it feels…

Glamour and wit

1 October 2005 12:00 am

The production of Carl Nielsen’s comic opera Maskarade at the Royal Opera is the most brilliant we have seen there…

Mixed bag

1 October 2005 12:00 am

The 2005 Dance Umbrella season kicked off last week with the London debut of the Forsythe Company, created after William…

A victory and a sell-out

24 September 2005 12:00 am

A victory and a sell-out

Character is destiny

24 September 2005 12:00 am

Character is destiny

Shades of Gray

24 September 2005 12:00 am

Although marginalised or ignored for much of her long life, the designer and architect Eileen Gray (1878–1976) is now a…

Far from barbarians

24 September 2005 12:00 am

Some years ago, just before the Shah went into exile, I was touring the archaeological sites of Iran as a…

Small is beautiful

24 September 2005 12:00 am

The Cambridge Illuminations, the Fitzwilliam Museum’s exhibition of mediaeval manuscripts, wasn’t very crowded when I visited last Sunday. The show…

Sistine sitcom

24 September 2005 12:00 am

A rush of air. A mighty whooshing. That was the noise that filled my ears during the opening five minutes…

French connection

17 September 2005 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth assesses the first exhibition to unite Nelson and Napoleon

Climate change

17 September 2005 12:00 am

Climate change

Chillier view

17 September 2005 12:00 am

Chillier view

Yorkshire grit

17 September 2005 12:00 am

The second half of Harvest, Richard Bean’s new play about four generations of a Yorkshire farming family, opens with the…

Tale of the unexpected

17 September 2005 12:00 am

The Royal Opera’s new season began with a nice big surprise: Donizetti’s last opera, Dom Sébastien, roi de Portugal, written…

Life transformer

10 September 2005 12:00 am

Life transformer