Many moments of grandeur, but should you set sail in it?
Articles by James McCarthy
Coppélia can be fun, but this one is lacking its proper lustre.
West eggs on English trio to a second volume of Parry songs.
Hough gives us sweet dreams care of 27 pianistic delights.
An electronic orchestra gets some fine music into the open air.
Bright violin playing, if the backing could be less like backing.
Ehnes adds his splendid account to the ranks of the great.
A new look at a memorable, if flawed, Australian musical.
A wintry disc successfully expands the repertoire for viola.
Beautifully performed, but promises more than it delivers.
Beatles composer emerges from that Submarine’s shadow.
Following Kaufmann's stellar performance in Opera Australia's Parsifal, James McCarthy explains why the German singer is indeed a tenor for the ages.
Faust’s back to basics fiddling needs no Reformation.