The New Criterion Latest Blog https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch en-us Copyright 2024, NewCriterion.com. All Rights Reserved [email protected] [email protected] Radical moderates https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/radical-moderates https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/radical-moderates February 28, 2024 17:00 On Europe Against Revolution by Mathijs Lok. Matthew Gasda The twenty-fourth New Criterion Poetry Prize https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-twenty-fourth-new-criterion-poetry-prize https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-twenty-fourth-new-criterion-poetry-prize February 28, 2024 17:30 The New Criterion Poetry Prize is open for submissions. The Editors Is Trump the new consensus candidate? https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/is-trump-the-new-consensus-candidate https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/is-trump-the-new-consensus-candidate February 27, 2024 16:30 On Trump’s widening lead in the polls. James Piereson Music for a While #85: Our leap baby https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-85-our-leap-baby https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-85-our-leap-baby February 27, 2024 11:50 Jay Nordlinger, The New Criterion’s music critic, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-13882 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-13882 February 23, 2024 16:00 On a newly discovered Cézanne, manuscript drafts & Irving Babbitt. Luke Lyman The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13881 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13881 February 27, 2024 10:00 On Italian cooking, “Americans in Paris,” Hollis Taggart, Bruckner, Mahler, the pursuit of happiness & more from the world of culture. The Editors A Williams-fest https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-williams-fest https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-williams-fest February 26, 2024 10:51 On a concert featuring John Williams and his music. Jay Nordlinger A freestyle biennial https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-freestyle-biennial https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-freestyle-biennial February 23, 2024 18:00 On what to expect from the upcoming Whitney Biennial. Julia Friedman What all the fuss is about https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/what-all-the-fuss-is-about https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/what-all-the-fuss-is-about February 22, 2024 11:00 On a recital by the young pianist Yunchan Lim. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13877 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13877 February 21, 2024 10:00 On Beatrix Potter, Rachmaninoff, New York City Ballet, Art Deco architecture & more from the world of culture. The Editors A Bohemian, a rhapsody, etc. https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-bohemian-a-rhapsody-etc https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-bohemian-a-rhapsody-etc February 19, 2024 15:45 On a concert of the New York Philharmonic. Jay Nordlinger Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-13875 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-13875 February 16, 2024 16:30 On ghost stories, John Cage & Michelangelo’s hideaway. Luke Lyman Jeremy Black & James Panero in conversation https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/jeremy-black-james-panero-in-conversation https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/jeremy-black-james-panero-in-conversation February 15, 2024 14:30 On the River Thames, the rise of cities & the future of history. James Panero & Jeremy Black Bell ringer https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/bell-ringer-13873 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/bell-ringer-13873 February 15, 2024 01:00 On The Ring Without Words by the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C. Paul du Quenoy Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-13869 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-13869 February 9, 2024 16:00 On Spinoza, Aristophanes & con artistry. Luke Lyman Mamet’s map https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/mamets-map https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/mamets-map February 14, 2024 13:30 On David Mamet’s “Lessons from Aerial Navigation.” Joshua T. Katz Music for a While #84: A world of (love) songs https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-84-a-world-of-love-songs https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-84-a-world-of-love-songs February 14, 2024 11:05 Jay Nordlinger, The New Criterion’s music critic, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13866 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13866 February 13, 2024 10:00 On English art, Betty Cuningham Gallery, Impressionism, the National Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic & more from the world of culture. The Editors Curious contradictions https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/curious-contradictions https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/curious-contradictions February 12, 2024 16:00 On “WesleyWorld: Works on Paper and Objects 1961–2004” at Pace Gallery, New York. Elroy Rosenberg Finger to the wind https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/finger-to-the-wind https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/finger-to-the-wind February 9, 2024 17:00 On the Trump cases & Chief Justice Roberts’s “grand bargain.” James Piereson Turning the calendar https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/turning-the-calendar https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/turning-the-calendar February 8, 2024 10:00 On “Turner in January” at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. Warren Frye Supernatural interference https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/supernatural-interference https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/supernatural-interference February 7, 2024 12:00 On Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann at Paris Opéra. Paul du Quenoy The last conservative? https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-last-conservative https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-last-conservative February 7, 2024 11:45 On a new Milton Friedman biography. Robert Steven Mack A conductor’s journey https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-conductors-journey https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-conductors-journey February 6, 2024 11:00 On a concert by the Munich Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta in Carnegie Hall. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13858 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13858 February 5, 2024 17:15 On Lincoln, copyright law, Dana Gordon, Mozart & Brahms, Edwin Rickards & more from the world of culture. The Editors Excellence all around https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/excellence-all-around https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/excellence-all-around February 2, 2024 16:00 On a concert of the New York Philharmonic. Jay Nordlinger Ersatz warzones https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/ersatz-warzones https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/ersatz-warzones January 31, 2024 14:00 On “An-My Lê: Between Two Rivers” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Jessica Almereyda Aristocracy & savagery https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/aristocracy-savagery https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/aristocracy-savagery January 30, 2024 13:00 On a concert of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Carnegie Hall. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13852 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-13852 January 30, 2024 10:00 On The Wisdom of our Ancestors, Master Drawings New York, Dutch art, Mahler & more from the world of culture. The Editors Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-13851 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-13851 January 26, 2024 16:00 On the Belgian Surrealists, a rediscovered Renaissance master & Cycladic art. Luke Lyman