Jimmy Page in London
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Jimmy Page: rock legend

Can the veteran guitarist escape Led Zeppelin’s legacy? He insists the band was a marriage of equals

Bob Dylan in Woodstock, 1968
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Bob Dylan’s legendary Basement Tapes

Almost 50 years after they were recorded, the songs from the famous Big Pink sessions can now be heard in full for the first time

Alan Opie and Jesse Kovarsky in 'The Death of Klinghoffer'
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Operatic outrage trumps pop or hip-hop

Unlike ‘Klinghoffer’, pop music is silent on topics other than sex, writes Ludovic Hunter-Tilney

Enrico Pieranunzi

Enrico Pieranunzi Trio: Mediterranean Tales, Vortex Jazz Club, London – review

The pianists’s Italianate vision was atmospherically rendered

Arcadi Volodos
©Ali Schafler

Arcadi Volodos, Royal Festival Hall, London – review

An inspiring recital from the Russian pianist

John Dagleish and George Maguire in 'Sunny Afternoon'
©Kevin Cummins

Sunny Afternoon, Harold Pinter Theatre, London – review

An irresistible jukebox musical telling the story of The Kinks

Nat Ramabulana, centre, in 'A Distant Drum'
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A Distant Drum, Zankel Hall, New York – review

Ralf Schmid’s piece zooms busily between its disparate elements

Abla Lynn Hamza and Alex Richardson in 'Hamlet'
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Hamlet, Opera Southwest, Journal Theatre, Albuquerque, New Mexico – review

A vibrant revival of Franco Faccio’s opera

Ying Huang performing at the Huang Tzu Anniversary Concert in Beijing

Huang Tzu Anniversary Concert, Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing – review

The Chinese composer’s true artistry came through in his songs

Birtwistle and Herrmann premieres, Munich

Two new works brought unexpected highs and lows

Evan Parker with Black Top/John Edwards/ Steve Noble, Vortex Jazz Club, London – review

An incident-packed show from the saxophonist and associates

The Last Ship, Neil Simon Theatre, New York – review

The Sting musical opens on Broadway with a heavy cargo of plots

Verlobung im Traum, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Germany – review

A worthy outing for Hans Krása’s rarely-heard opera

Lady Gaga, O2 Arena, London – review

The singer’s new show is ambitious and extravagantly costumed

Simon Keenlyside: Winterreise, Wigmore Hall, London – review

Schubert’s song cycle lacked a satisfying emotional trajectory

quartet-lab, Wigmore Hall, London – review

The four musicians’ experiments yielded memorable results

Die Schöne Helena, Komische Oper Berlin/Der Zarewitsch, Staatsoperette Dresden – review

High-octane Offenbach in Berlin, and a profound Lehár in Dresden

The Death of Klinghoffer, Metropolitan Opera, New York – review

Adams’ controversial, problematic opera finally comes to the Met

Jeremy Pelt Quartet, Pizza Express Jazz Club, London – review

A terrific, intense performance from the trumpeter and his band

London Symphony Orchestra, Barbican, London – review

A Panufnik symphony marked the composer’s centenary