Performances by Angela Gheorghiu and Jonas Kaufmann provide the perfect opportunity to reflect on operatic star power.
On the pop culture podcast this week: the biopic Hidden Figures, BBC drama The Moorside and the album Process by Sampha.
Even Adele is Team Beyoncé in an outdated competition.
Most theatre about children is uplifting, feel-good fare. Carly Wijs's show bucks the trend.
Howard Barker’s play In the Depths of Dead Love was picketed on press night. But is it racist, or simply lacking in imagination?
“That was George Michael!” we both shouted. “And he was driving the car we want!”
For decades, white male critics have championed white male rock. Can a new school of writing re-evaluate the history of pop music?
Going up are powerful women, political fashion and love droids. Going down are dating apps, celebrity feminists and the album.
The Elusive Chanteuse and the Strange Instance of the Mysterious Malfunctioning Inner-Ears.
The New Statesman podcast.
His fearlessness and honesty marked him apart from other stars.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?