Notebook - Rosie Millard
By Rosie Millard - 16 January 12:00

Theatre audiences, watch out: Maltesers, texting and iPods will earn you one of my death stares

Desperately seeking Mozart
By Rosie Millard - 16 January 12:00

Even by the standards of disaster-prone great composers, the catalogue of dramas in Mozart's life is pretty impressive.

Keeping time
By Nicholas Kenyon - 16 January 12:00

Fifty years ago, orchestras performed Mozart's music as if he were another Brahms or Beethoven. Then

Perfect profile
By Caroline Murphy - 09 January 12:00

Ivor Novello: portrait of a star

Paul Webb <em>Haus Publishing, 208pp, £16</em>

ISBN 1860570194

Seen, not heard
By Helen Chappell - 09 January 12:00

Theatre - Helen Chappell discovers that these days there's more to mime than French clowns in white

Pick of 2005: Rock Music
By Lynsey Hanley - 19 December 12:00

Best albums

Pick of 2005: Opera
By Ian Irvine - 19 December 12:00

Giulio Cesare at Glyndebourne (and at the Proms)

Reading the cultural tea leaves
By Rachel Aspden - 19 December 12:00

2006 - the arts : The dregs of the old year hint at trends for the new

Live 8: too late to say they're sorry
By Zoe Williams - 12 December 12:00

There's so much to regret, it seems, about Live 8. The organisers of the Philadelphia concert have just launched proceedings against a firm linked to Anna Nicole Smith, claiming she appeared at the event "intoxicated and scantily clad in revealing attire . . . totally inappropriate".

Fiction - It's culture, darling
By Tom Webber - 12 December 12:00

The Kreutzer

Sonata Margriet de Moor <em>Duckworth, 156pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0715634054

Play on, players
By Clemency Burton-Hill - 12 December 12:00

Mozart in the Jungle: sex, drugs and classical music

Blair Tindall <em>Grove Atlantic, 318pp, £10.

Radio - Rachel Cooke
By Rachel Cooke - 12 December 12:00

Yes, Antony, you might be a star - but round this way we don't like a lot of splother, see?

Birth of the cool
By Richard Cook - 28 November 12:00

Music - Jazz needs to rid itself of its obsession with its greatest icon

Park life
By Michael Coveney - 21 November 12:00

Dance - Slick moves and an eclectic soundtrack transform a scene of urban squalor, finds Michael Cov

From Prussia with hate
By Carolyn O'Hara - 14 November 12:00

Lynx and Lamb are Californian twin sisters hoping to become stars. But, as <strong>Carolyn O'Hara</s

Mauled by John Huston
By Nicholas Wapshott - 14 November 12:00

Encounters - Nicholas Wapshott meets Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, an overnight sensation at 69

Posh rock
By Lynsey Hanley - 07 November 12:00

The Dark Side of the Moon: the making of the Pink Floyd masterpiece

John Harris <em>Fourth Estate,

Beethoven who?

The Battle of Ideas is a series of debates presented by the Institute of Ideas. One of the fiercest

Playing for peace
By Avi Shlaim - 31 October 12:00

Part Israeli, part Palestinian, the Divan Orchestra is a beacon of hope in a gloomy landscape

Art attack
By Staff blogger - 17 October 13:00

You don't have to be in the Commons to make a difference. All sorts of artists use their work to cha

Radio head<br />
By Tom Armitage - 10 October 13:00

Electronic music - What do you get if you cross an upright bass with a chainsaw? Tom Armitage heads

Wot's so great about yoof?
By Michael Bywater - 10 October 13:00

As the Young@Heart Chorus prepares to astound London with its ancient cast, whose ages range from 73

Play that baby some Mozart!
By Mark Lythgoe - 03 October 13:00

The Barbican and Young Vic are devoting four months to the phenomenon of young genius. Mark Lythgoe

King Crimson rules OK
By Viv Groskop - 03 October 13:00

Observations on post-sov rock

Tom Sutcliffe - Behind the scenes
By Tom Sutcliffe - 26 September 13:00

Opera - Crucifixes and Christmas chic overwhelm Verdi and Nielsen, writes Tom Sutcliffe

Don Car

Archdukes of pop
By Alex Gibbons - 19 September 13:00

Art rock - Champagne-quaffing Christs and ready-salted crisps: Alex Gibbons enjoys Franz Ferdinand's

Beyond Neverland
By James Montague - 12 September 13:00

Observations on Jacko in Dubai

The media column - Peter Wilby
By Peter Wilby - 05 September 13:00

To judge from my e-mails, a fair number of people believe I have been "fomenting, justifying or glor

Dancing to his tune
By Ariel Dorfman - 29 August 13:00

Ariel Dorfman grew up believing Einstein was famous for music, not physics. A mistake? Not quite, he

Michael Portillo - With the gods
By Michael Portillo - 29 August 13:00

Opera - A hyper-elaborate cycle stays true to Wagner's intentions, writes Michael Portillo