The Critics

What the opening of the Edo Museum of West African Art means for the potential restitution of 2,807 historical bronze artefacts

Christopher Silvester on a documentary with a solely animalistic cast

Anne McElvoy on how LBC branch out into podcasting and American podcasters bid for their share of British ears

How Match of the Day needs modernising

Norman Lebrecht on how Marion von Weber was both interesting and important to Mahler’s emergence

Director Betrand Tavernier was able to admire both blacklisted directors and those who named names

The appointment of a chief conductor little affects the general performance of an orchestra

Bertolt Brecht’s didacticism puts off a lot of people who are sympathetic to a marxist world view

Robert Thicknesse on Rossini’s extraordinary de-cluttering of the musical atmosphere

Despite the fact East Germany has disappeared, it continues to live on in this outstanding trilogy