Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts

London,

You Say You Want A Revolution?

What is the continuing fascination with the 1960s and what was the impact of that swinging decade on subsequent decades and generations? This major new exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum explores the significance and impact of the late ...

Jenůfa

Despite how musically rich and sensitive Janáček’s opera Jenůfa is, its grotesque storyline, which includes the murdering of a child, is not. It captures a sample of small-town life in Moravian Slovakia during the mid-1850s, which first influenced Gabriela Preissová ...

New Tate Modern

Tate Modern, housed in a former 1950s power station on the south bank of the river Thames has, since its opening in 2000, become a visual marker on the London skyline, along with the London Eye, the Gherkin and Big ...

The Dark Mirror, by Hans Zender

First, I must admit that I am more familiar with Schubert's "Wintereisse" through the voice of Ian Bostridge, but sung 'straight' with nothing else but a piano to accompany the tenor. Last year, I was completely absorbed by ...