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Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler, British Museum

History is written in blood, however elegant the cover. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the collapse in 1521 of the Aztec Empire, a culture that presented Europe with a vision of such otherness...


Ceramics Galleries, V&A

Ceramics are basically the Liberal Democrats of the fine and decorative arts – often oddly shaped, eccentric, with a yearning to be useful – but with the V&A’s new Ceramics Galleries, the...


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Kiss Me, Kate, Opera North

Brushed up Shakespeare in a sizzling new production

Squeeze & John Cooper Clarke, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

New Wave veterans add Country and Western vibes and come up smiling

theartsdesk in Hamburg: Reeperbahn Festival 2015

Bright lights and the shadow of The Beatles at Germany’s prime showcase for...

Total Immersion: Henryk Górecki, Barbican

The Polish composer well-served by excellent performances but let down by p...

Reissue CDs Weekly: The City

Despite the band credit, the classic ‘Now That Everything’s Been Said’ is C...

We Made It: Glassblowers Stephen Gillies and Kate Jones

The creative and life partners are inspired by their local North York Moors

CD: John Grant – Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

The troubled troubadour returns with a superb album that dances through des...

Valhalla, Theatre 503

Award-winning new play about scientific ethics is compelling and thought-pr...

Salome, Bournemouth SO, Karabits, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Lise Lindstrom steals the show as a sensual Strauss anti-heroine in concert

Classical CDs Weekly: Adams, Bliss, Matthew Whiteside

Great contemporary Americana, English piano music and electro-acoustic soun...