Ariadne ducks the bombs at the Glyndebourne festival
This year’s Glyndebourne opener Ariadne auf Naxos is getting a radical relocation, to a Blitz-time hospital. Director Katharina Thoma tells Tom Service how she drew on the history of the Sussex mansion.
Guillaume Dufay – Ce Moys de May
The latest in Ivan Hewett’s 50-part series on short works by the world’s greatest composers.
London tightens grip on arts donations
London’s tightening grip on arts philanthropy was laid bare in new research which showed that arts organisations in the capital secured 90 per cent of donations from private individuals.
Glyndebourne survived the Second World War by opening its doors to evacuees from east London
The opera venue’s act will be honoured at this year’s festival reports Jessica Duchen.
Biggest ever Stradivarius exhibition hits Oxford
Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum will host the world’s largest exhibition of antique Stradivarius violins in June.
Watch Claudio Abbado and the Berliner Philharmoniker in a cinema near you
The great Italian maestro returns to Berlin.