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The Critic's Notebook

The week in culture.

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Recent editions of The Critic’s Notebook

Nov 29, 2022 The Critic’s Notebook

On Milton Gendel, Machiavelli, Elizabeth Higgins, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 12 & more from the world of culture.


Nov 22, 2022 The Critic’s Notebook

On Crassus, Helen Frankenthaler, Don Carlo at the Met, the ancient Balkans & more from the world of culture.


Nov 15, 2022 The Critic’s Notebook

Joseph Johnson, Tommaso Traetta, the Oratorio Society, La traviata & more from the world of culture.



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