The Critics

Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque, Vivaldi, The Four Seasons

John Blow, Venus and Adonis; Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas (HGO)

Helen Charlston & Toby Carr; Siglo de Oro (LFBM, St John’s, Smith Sq)

En route back to childhood at the Wallace Collection

Real men have grit in their eye

The UK’s prominence as a place to buy and sell the most prestigious art is under sustained threat

A Venetian Coronation, The Gabrieli Consort, St John’s Smith Square

This exhibition at the Royal Academy revels in the artist’s versatility

Belarus Free Theatre brings moral complexity to the table

A new Mockingbird is masterful