The Mikado and Robert le diable reviewed.
The former Smiths frontman doesn't like the Royals, does like conspiracy theories.
Bish Bosch - review.
Rob Pollard interviews Yeasayer's Chris Keating.
The English National Opera's production of Carmen is the most intelligent we've seen for a while.
Rob Pollard speaks to the former Joy Division and New Order bassist.
As an album of "reimagined" Kylie songs emerges, Kate Mossman goes in search of the singer herself.
Will Self's "Madness of Crowds" column.
"Trojan Women" and "Arab Nights" reviewed.
"People just want to connect. If I put my heart in it and people connect that’s the most important thing."
With Nicki Minaj, Azealia Banks, Angel Haze and the recent emergence of “queer rap”, we could finally be seeing some progress in a musical genre that's long been dominated by straight men and macho self-aggrandisement.
Royal Opera House, London WC2
Barbican, London EC2
Rob Pollard interviews one of the world’s most renowned music photographers.
Noise and fury in Psychedelic Pill, Young's latest collaboration with Crazy Horse.
Released 30 years ago, Michael Jackson’s album Thriller was the beginning of his assault on the white pop world. It’s so dazzling it makes you forget what happened to Jackson next.
Andrew Billen reviews a trio of new productions: Damned by Despair, This House and The River.
Alexandra Coghlan hails a young pianist who knows what to leave out.
Prestigious prize is scooped by Leeds group for their debut album
In response to the coalition's benefits overhaul, Liz Crow is Bedding In.
Kate Mossman is entranced by a strange masterpiece, board game included.
Rachel Halliburton previews a radical Uncle Vanya coming to London.
To watch is to be transported by a dizzying mix of sound and image.
Rob Pollard speaks to the singer, guitarist and songwriter from the acclaimed Kendal four-piece.
This Sadler's Wells show saves the genre from itself.
Rocking against repression in Belarus.
It's 40 years since Stevie Wonder showed off the otherwordly range of this keyboard.