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100 objects that have been sent into space

A tandoori lamb chop joins Lego, a lightsaber and a Chuck Berry sent to meet aliens

November 25   -  

The Grand Tour: Vienna and Paris, Academy of Ancient Music, West Road Concert Hall, review: 'only occasionally caught fire'

The music failed to live up to the hype of the long and scholarly programme notes, says Ivan Hewett

November 24   -  

El Sistema: does reality match the rhetoric?

A new in-depth study paints a negative picture of El Sistema, the Venezuelan programme of musical and social education, devised by José Antonio Abreu, that is now being imitated the world over

November 23   -  

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, review

Ivan Hewett experiences the wonderful and the weird at this celebration of contemporary music

November 23   -  

Myleene Klass: a deadly force of nature, pure and simple

Her bruising encounter with Ed Miliband proves that there's far more to the bikini-wearing pop star than meets the eye

November 22   -  

Szymanowski: Symphonies Nos 1 & 3; Love Songs of Hafiz, Ben Johnson (tenor), BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, cond Edward Gardner, review: 'exquisitely judged'

Ben Johnson's voice occupies this recording with telling emotional panache, says Geoffrey Norris

November 22   -  

When it comes to last requests, I'll do it my way

Funeral music comes in many forms, but it's good to leave mourners in a positive mood, writes Allan Massie

November 21   -  

Prokofiev, Andrew Litton, review: 'brilliance'

Elschenbroich captures the fluctuating moods of this Soviet-era music perceptively, with striking immediacy and depth of feeling, says Geoffrey Norris

November 19   -  

L'Elisir d'Amore, Royal Opera House, review: 'real emotion'

This jolly revival is guaranteed to send audiences home smiling, says Rupert Christiansen

November 19   -  

Why do Christmas carols make the church feel nervous?

Some Christmas songs have origins that go back to pagan times, says Rupert Christiansen.
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