The New Criterion Latest Blog en-us Copyright 2023, All Rights Reserved Week in review March 17, 2023 17:40 On the Ides of March, Orwell and Camus & da Vinci’s caricatures. John M. Wisdom Back to the 1970s March 17, 2023 11:40 On the Fed’s recent monetary policy. James Piereson Something golden in the state of Denmark March 16, 2023 15:15 On “Beyond the Light: Identity and Place in Nineteenth-Century Danish Art” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gregory T. Clark The Critic’s Notebook March 14, 2023 10:45 On criticism, the East India Company, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Falstaff at the Met, George Balanchine & more from the world of culture. The Editors A fat knight at the opera March 13, 2023 13:45 On Falstaff at the Met. Jay Nordlinger Week in review March 10, 2023 16:20 On Degas & Manet, institutional neutrality & Robert Adam. John M. Wisdom Bach in good hands March 8, 2023 17:00 On a recital by the violinist Hilary Hahn. Jay Nordlinger Roger Kimball introduces the March issue March 8, 2023 13:05 A new podcast from the Editor & Publisher of The New Criterion. Roger Kimball Correcting the course March 7, 2023 17:50 On Toward a More Perfect Union: The Moral and Cultural Case for Teaching the Great American Story by Timothy S. Goeglein. James Piereson Music of the spheres March 7, 2023 12:25 On a Bruckner symphony from Christian Thielemann and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook March 7, 2023 11:15 On Piranesi, James Siena, Mahler at Carnegie Hall, J. Edgar Hoover & more from the world of culture. The Editors Mendelssohn, Brahms, and polka March 6, 2023 11:35 On the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Jay Nordlinger Week in review March 3, 2023 18:05 On the Great Pyramid of Giza, encyclopedias & Carpeaux at the Met. John M. Wisdom Painted poems March 3, 2023 14:50 On “Poussin et l’amour” at the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon. Warren Frye Casablanca at eighty March 2, 2023 13:05 On the legacy of the 1943 conference. Timothy Jacobson Bravo, Bellini March 2, 2023 11:15 On Norma at the Metropolitan Opera. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook February 28, 2023 10:15 On Brian Brodeur, St Bartholomew the Great, the art of decorated paper, Lohengrin at the Met & more from the world of culture. The Editors Robert Erickson & James Panero in conversation February 27, 2023 16:32 Robert Erickson & James Panero discuss Plutarch, plays, pastrami & more. James Panero & Robert S. Erickson Week in review February 24, 2023 18:00 On a purported Raphael, looted art in Ukraine & Roald Dahl. John M. Wisdom Mentor & protégé February 24, 2023 14:32 On a concert of Schumann and Brahms by the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. Paul du Quenoy The Critic’s Notebook February 22, 2023 11:12 On reviving the West, a new play by J. C. Scharl, Jacques Villeglé, Liszt’s etudes, and more from the world of culture. The Editors The FBI missteps—again February 17, 2023 12:06 On the agency’s targeting of “traditionalist” Catholics. James Piereson Music old and new, familiar and un- February 17, 2023 11:07 On a concert by the New York Philharmonic, with Ruth Reinhardt as conductor and Kirill Gerstein as piano soloist. Jay Nordlinger Carmen in Odessa February 23, 2023 14:35 On a recent performance of Carmen at the Odessa National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet. Toby Guise Shades of meaning February 16, 2023 13:25 On White: The History of a Color, by Michel Pastoureau, translated by Jody Gladding. Jesse Russell The price of solitude February 14, 2023 11:15 On The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke. Warren Frye The Critic’s Notebook February 14, 2023 10:50 On Dana Gioia, Joaquín Sorolla, a vocal octet, architectural drawing & more from the world of culture. The Editors The Met orchestra, onstage February 13, 2023 14:15 On a concert of the Metropolitan Opera orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Jay Nordlinger Week in review February 10, 2023 16:30 On Mary Queen of Scots, the Spanish Civil War & Bonhams auction house. John M. Wisdom Midori, alone February 10, 2023 12:00 On the violinist’s recital at Zankel Hall last night. Jay Nordlinger