mon 29/05/2017

Mark Sheerin

Articles By Mark Sheerin

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L'Orfeo, EBS, Gardiner, Colston Hall, Bristol

This last of Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s semi-staged Monteverdi series took us back practically to the very start of the whole genre....

Jam review – obsession and resentment in the classroom

When TV drama tackles Britain’s class divide, the go-to...

The Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold

This month a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat – Untitled, painted in 1982 – was sold at auction by Sotheby’s New York for $110.5 million...

CD: Tubular Brass - Tubular Bells

The best music is always ripe for reinvention, though for every disc of Kraftwerk songs performed in mambo style there's a...

Arundhati Roy: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness review - bri...

Just as in the United States, the quest among Indian authors in...

Billy Bragg: Roots, Radicals and Rockers review - riffing on...

Wow! An unconventional opening for a book review maybe, but ‘“wow!” nonetheless. Subtitled "How...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Hoyt Axton

Hoyt Axton’s songs were heard most widely when recorded by others. Steppenwolf recorded his “The Pusher” in 1967. It featured on their early 1968...

Muhsin Al-Ramli: 'During Saddam’s regime at least we kn...

Saddam Hussein’s name is never mentioned in The President’s Gardens, even though he haunts every page. The one time that the reader...

CD: Binker and Moses - Journey to the Mountain of Forever

Two of the most impressive young musicians on London’s jazz scene...

The best TV to watch this week

So much to view, so little time... theartsdesk sorts the TV-wheat from the telly-chaff.

Saturday 27 May...