The Critics

Ignore the snobs, trip the light (music) fantastic and bask in the shameless joy of Classic FM

The gallery has long been famous for its impressionist collection, but the reopening sheds light on other works of art

Contemporary debates over the “suitability” of many operas leaves us with only English productions

Streaming services contain a wealth of overlooked foreign-language war stories

A vast global market in stolen and forged art and artefacts has only grown in the context of the pandemic, but technology and international policing may be catching up

The ENO’s production of The Valkyrie may lack flames, but it is convincing nonetheless

Bernard Haitink, who died last month, was a conducting master

While belly-laughs are not frequent, there’s terrific fun to be had in this massive soap-opera-style family melodrama

Pitchfork was one of a whole ecosystem of taste-making blogs which laid claim to being the ones who had made del Rey

The new owner of Antoinette’s jewellery will not just get exquisite gems but a provenance that is equally perfect and poignant