Bent with age now, he still sweeps the air with long arms like a man waving a flag

The Renaissance master sits uneasily with a modern artist, says Daisy Dunn

In his first solo recording, Gowers takes on Messiaen’s epic – and it would be hard to ask for more

Several private houses host concerts to rival the greater venues

The Gesualdo Six are helping a great choral tradition be seen afresh

Deal Hudson on the shattering effect of movies that defy our expectations

The art critic, who died last month, made her debut in these pages. The rest is history