Showing posts from 2007

Raiders of the lost (classical) archives

Lingua franca

Music to watch fireworks by

The better the novel, the worse its screen version.

Hewitt's tight Schumann

How to be a lightning conductor

Opera for the people

The ride of your life

Go back to the future with The Prisoner

Bugs, cameras, action

The art of the brand new

New Yorker revists the Joyce Hatto scandal

Concerts in Second Life aren't quite the real deal

Pavarotti's greatest performances

Classical music's new lease of Second Life

How music can corrupt

Make room for the masterpieces

Wedding bells

Alfred the great

Cry freedom

Boston Legal is the unsung hero of US television

Applause for thought

Music for the man on the street

Don't knock the movie sequels

The Seagull doesn't need big stars

Star Wars at 30: the original is still the best

First line favourites

Airs and graces

Televised snooker is even better with your eyes closed

Are there too many Brits on Broadway?

My Easter music masterpieces

All talk and no action for arts funding?

Amazon, don't tell me which books to love

Toby Ziegler is unforgettable on stage

Why did we pull on national colours for the Blue Rigi?

Hatto hoax uncovered

Never mind the Oscars

Down in flames

Enough Stravinsky already!

What's going on in popular cinema?

No clocks stopped for Auden

How 'highbrow' became a dirty word

Franckly stunning

Schweine kleine Nachtmusik

The Swedish season of the duck

Let's hear it for literary feuds