Proms

Must we politicise the Proms? Or life expectancy? Or advertising?

19 July 2017 12:54

We went to the first night of the Proms last week. Thinking it was all over, we left the auditorium…

Barenboim’s Brexit speech was out of order – the Proms are, and must be, politically neutral

17 July 2017 12:29

This post was first published on Slipped Disc On the first night of the BBC Proms, the German-based pianist Igor…

Do Labour MPs not understand how private arts funding works?

21 January 2017 9:00

You would think there was enough financial scandal in the world to keep MPs exercised without denouncing the owners of…

I wish the cult of Frank Sinatra would end

3 August 2015 14:48

Walking around central London, I’ve been struck by how many shows Frank Sinatra has been performing in town recently. He…