Arts

Passion of Don José

9 April 2005 12:00 am

At the Berlin Staatsoper, the evening after he conducted Parsifal Daniel Barenboim conducted Carmen, a sequence that would have had…

Designed for living

2 April 2005 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth finds plenty to enjoy at the V&A’s Arts and Crafts show, despite the gloom

Transatlantic relations

2 April 2005 12:00 am

Transatlantic relations

Grateful to the Dead

2 April 2005 12:00 am

Grateful to the Dead

Victory over death

26 March 2005 12:00 am

Richard Harries reflects on how Christ’s crucifixion has been depicted over the ages

High living

26 March 2005 12:00 am

High living

Label to love

26 March 2005 12:00 am

Label to love

A hunter’s eye for nature

26 March 2005 12:00 am

For pure delight you must away to Northampton and see this admirable celebration of the centenary of Denys Watkins-Pitchford (1905–90)…

Labyrinthine complexities

26 March 2005 12:00 am

For its spring season, English Touring Opera has chosen an ambitious pair of operas, Mozart’s Cos

Secret revealed

26 March 2005 12:00 am

The Flowers emporium in Shoreditch, which does such a competent job of purveying art to the chattering classes, shows an…

Evocations of London

19 March 2005 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth on dramatic contrasts in two exhibitions by the artist John Virtue

Unanswered questions

19 March 2005 12:00 am

Unanswered questions

Evolution, not revolution

19 March 2005 12:00 am

Evolution, not revolution

Subversive needles

19 March 2005 12:00 am

When Henry Moore wanted to make clear that he thought Eric Gill’s sculpture dull and unadventurous, he compared it to…

Important relationships

19 March 2005 12:00 am

Fox Talbot invented his ‘photogenic drawing’ process in 1834 and ten years later published The Pencil of Nature, the first…

Battle of the sexes

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Battle of the sexes

Among the aliens

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Among the aliens

Ground force

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Ground force

A kind tyrant

12 March 2005 12:00 am

A kind tyrant

Visual feast

12 March 2005 12:00 am

A good many years ago I wrote a short article about the recent work of an artist (who shall remain…

Dark thoughts

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Unlike Giselle, Coppelia, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, the romantic ballet La Sylphide does not boast a…

Too much sand

12 March 2005 12:00 am

The Flight of the Phoenix rises from the ashes. Remember the original? James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Ernest Borgnine, Peter Finch,…

Crowning glory

12 March 2005 12:00 am

Monteverdi’s last and greatest secular masterpiece, L’Incoronazione di Poppea, is an opera we get far too few chances to see.…

Dual experience

5 March 2005 12:00 am

This brace of exhibitions takes up the whole of Level 4 (aside from the coffee bar and souvenir shop) of…

Irish horror

5 March 2005 12:00 am

In Michael Keegan-Dolan’s Giselle for Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre there are no pretty peasants on pointes and no picturesque rustic…