The Critics

Unsurprisingly, the most brilliant of all English music-theatre pieces are mostly overlooked

This update of a classic from the Royal Opera House is a reminder of why messing with great pieces is so risky

In a story of a fiendishly successful performance, Eliot Sumner proved an extremely unconvincing man

Mariana Spring is back, with another series to set the songbirds a-twitter

Movie length seems to have become a way for directors to tell us what serious people they are

Set mainly in Nazi-occupied Paris, The New Look tells the story of Coco Chanel and Christian Dior

Wilde’s preoccupation with beauty and artifice brings a sassy Victorian immorality tale into our own times

No conductor from China or Japan ever commanded world orchestras before Seiji Ozawa, and none has since matched his impact

The Dutch golden age could be anything but for the painters