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There's a whole fairytale backstory to be told here. The residents of Saffron Walden and the surrounding area still can't quite believe their good fortune. The North Essex town...
The oldies are back at Jaipur's Marigold Hotel and they're looking like goodies, too, thanks to a British dame or two and an Ol Parker script that knows when to leave off the...
You might imagine that composers in general would write songs. On my way to the BCMG’s programme of pieces from the songbook assembled by John Woolrich and Mary Wiegold for the...
How do we respond to a tragedy of infinite mystery? We investigate, we speculate, and we seek to impose meaning, to produce a story that safely contains unfathomable horror....
Bach: The Six Cello Suites Viola de Hoog (Vivat)Two hours of solo instrumental music may sound daunting. Bach's six cello suites are anything but. They were composed when...
Recent attitudes to Victorian Britain have changed radically. The popular view used to be of a period filled with a kind of smug imperial confidence, underwritten by the...
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The South London furniture maker talks lasers, skate-ramps and Coltrane
A multidisciplinary artist and Matthew Barney collaborator explains her craft
Acoustics and sculpture merge in the strange sci-fi structure of this new piano
Tables turned as Fairport Convention are auditioned by their new singer
Barn-dance friendly Scandinavians find their own groove
Shiny-suited funk from the LA-Seattle supergroup
The violinist's Vivaldi charms an appreciative audience in a bold new hall
Woolrich's songbook asks important questions, answers only some of them
Baroque instrumental music, Soviet chamber symphonies and a brilliant fusion of words and music
A colourful but eccentric production veers between beauty and incomprehensibility
Fairytale masterpiece revived as a brilliant foodie fantasy
A witty and moving new play is a timely reminder of just why art matters
Grimly majestic femininity steals the show at annual Spanish showcase
Marianela Nuñez's dream Odette/Odile distracts from hideous designs and score butchery
Crystal Pite's reworked duet pips premières from Kate Prince and Hofesh Shechter