Arts

Uplifting thrills

31 May 2006 4:53 pm

Listing page content here Fidelio, Beethoven’s simple and sublime opera, presupposes a belief in a set of values and their…

Young triumphs

31 May 2006 4:50 pm

Listing page content here This column is in disgrace. Last month, with both the deadline and a flight to New…

Past tense

31 May 2006 4:47 pm

Listing page content here As I’m sure you are aware, United Airlines’ Flight 93 was the fourth plane hijacked on…

And the choir sings on

31 May 2006 4:40 pm

Listing page content here Killing time in Beverley Minster the other day I caught sight of the list of past…

First and last loves

31 May 2006 4:18 pm

Listing page content here In my first report (13 May) from the front line of the RSC’s Complete Works festival,…

Indestructible Janacek

25 May 2006 10:11 am

Listing page content here Janacek’s The Makropulos Case remains a bewildering work, as in fact almost all his operas after…

German gems

25 May 2006 10:09 am

Listing page content here It is hard to embrace Max Reger. For a start, he is surely the physically ugliest…

Double identity

25 May 2006 10:07 am

Listing page content here I can’t make up my mind about Shared Experience. Since 1988, this company has been adapting…

Company celebrations

25 May 2006 9:58 am

Company celebrations

The good things in life

25 May 2006 9:52 am

The good things in life

Destabilising forces

24 May 2006 7:19 pm

Max Ernst and Undercover Surrealism

Trusting to instinct

24 May 2006 7:12 pm

Opera Holland Park inspires a loyal following

No messing with redheads

24 May 2006 7:05 pm

X-Men: The Last Stand and Friends with Money

Special relationship

24 May 2006 7:01 pm

Special relationship

Reassuring period pieces

22 May 2006 9:36 am

Andrew Lambirth on exhibitions focusing on the life and times of Shakespeare and Bellini

American demands

22 May 2006 9:17 am

Listing page content here The war on terror means little to a lot of people, but to the itinerant musician…

Moving on

19 May 2006 5:21 pm

Listing page content here Twenty years ago, Britain was gripped by an architectural battle of styles. The Lloyd’s building in…

Hitched and hooked

19 May 2006 5:12 pm

Listing page content here I don’t know quite what came over me during the screening of Confetti. I was well…

Missing erotica

19 May 2006 5:08 pm

Listing page content here Dance and eroticism have long gone hand in hand. For centuries, moving bodies have been regarded…

Cool cat

19 May 2006 4:59 pm

Listing page content here My sister and I never had pets as children, or rather we had them but they…

Murder in the cathedral

19 May 2006 4:55 pm

Listing page content here There can’t be many more tantalising prospects for an operatic composer than writing an opera about…

Fiddling with Milton

19 May 2006 4:46 pm

Listing page content here Good and evil slug it out in Paradise Lost. Good triumphs, just about. So, too, in…

American beauty

19 May 2006 4:42 pm

Listing page content here Although I don’t buy it often, I’ve always liked the New Yorker magazine, not only for…

First impressions

19 May 2006 4:39 pm

I greatly enjoyed The Impressionists (BBC1, Sunday) in spite of clunky lines.

Orchestrating support

19 May 2006 9:39 am

How much influence do US patrons have over programming, asks Stephen Pettitt