Norris, who recently staged The Amen Corner at the National, will take over from Sir Nicholas Hytner in 2015
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Sunday 10 February 2008
There are two ways to listen to Freiburg Baroque's latest recording: as a scintillating performance of household favourites or as a work of scholarship. On both counts, it is a success. Andreas Staier's relaxed performance of the 'Piano Concerto in B flat' trips delicately along, accompanied by slender single strings in the solo parts, and accompanying the orchestra in the tutti sections, with cadenzas of unalloyed gaity and invention. In a new reconstruction of the 'Clarinet Concerto', Lorenzo Coppola's coppery 'clarinette d'amour' gives Mozart's final instrumental work some much-needed freshness and spice.
Monday 14 January 2008
Monday 08 January 2007
If there is one thing wrong with the Keepmoat Stadium it could be that it is just a little too easy for relatively well-heeled visitors to make themselves comfortable there.
Monday 27 November 2006
Andy Robinson, who presided over England's eighth defeat in nine matches on Saturday, has started compiling his report on the world champions' impoverished performances in the four-match autumn series - a document he hopes and prays will convince the Rugby Football Union to keep him on the payroll for another 18 months. Robinson may not even get the chance to table it. Francis Baron, the chief executive of the RFU, is widely suspected to be pressing for the head coach's immediate dismissal as a direct consequence of the weekend failure against South Africa.
Sunday 28 May 2006
The market explodes into action on Tuesday, after the Bank Holiday weekend, with the annual results and strategic update of mobile phone giant Vodafone.
Jeremy Warner's Outlook: Uptick in investment does not mean business has stopped predicting turbulence ahead
Thursday 25 May 2006
Sunday 21 May 2006
The match-fixing allegations shaking Italian football giant Juventus could lead to a wave of claims for compensation and financial meltdown for the club.
Saturday 20 May 2006
John Sadler again stood in Derbyshire's path as the home side chased a first Championship win at Derby in four years. Sadler steered Leicestershire to victory with an unbeaten half- century in this fixture last season and he led a recovery yesterday with another 50.
Wednesday 09 February 2005
Wednesday 09 February 2005
Tuesday 08 February 2005
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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