mon 25/09/2017

Nigel Short

Articles By Nigel Short

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Oedipe, LPO, Jurowski review - Enescu's masterpiece glo...

It’s official: Romanian master George Enescu’s four-act...

theartsdesk on Vinyl 32: OMD, Twin Peaks, Bicep, Sisters of...

September and October see a deluge of new releases. Everybody and their aunt puts out an album as autumn hits, so theartsdesk on Vinyl...

The Child in Time, BBC One review - lost in translation

Apparently this is the first time an Ian McEwan novel has been...

Roddy Doyle: Smile review - return of the repressed

Although he made his name with the generally upbeat grooves and licks of his Barrytown Trilogy, Roddy Doyle has often played Irish family and...

Reissue CDs Weekly: Ducks Deluxe

That this year is the 40th anniversary of 1977, the year punk rock...

Claire Tomalin: A Life of My Own review - the biographer on...

The title says it all, or at least quite a lot. Luminously intelligent, an exceptionally hard worker, bilingual in French, a gifted...

CD: David Crosby - Sky Trails

David Crosby might be entering life’s twilight but, like a...

On Body and Soul review - terrible beauty, and beasts

Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi’s On Body and Soul (Testrol es lelekrol) opens on a scene of cold. It’s beautiful, a winter...

Jasper Johns, Royal Academy review - a master of 50 shades

The Royal Academy has a winning line in spectacular exhibitions that have become essentials in London, theatrically and dramatically revelatory...

Wings, Young Vic review - Juliet Stevenson goes high and low

Now look here, Giles Coren: immersion in a great play well acted can send you out of the theatre feeling very different from when you entered it...