The New Criterion Latest Blog https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch en-us Copyright 2022, NewCriterion.com. All Rights Reserved info@beckandstone.com info@beckandstone.com Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-12942 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-12942 December 2, 2022 17:45 On looted antiquities, James Gillray & Sponsian. John M. Wisdom A farewell to voices https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-farewell-to-voices https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-farewell-to-voices December 2, 2022 11:00 On the Orlando Consort and their final New York Concert. Luke Lyman Left feet forward https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/left-feet-forward https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/left-feet-forward December 1, 2022 11:25 On “Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered” at the American Folk Art Museum, New York. Mario Naves Sunrise, sunset https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/sunrise-sunset https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/sunrise-sunset November 30, 2022 16:10 On “Facing the Sun: The Celestial Body in the Arts” at the Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, in collaboration with the Barberini Museum, Potsdam. David Platzer Murder and Magritte in Milan https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/murder-and-magritte-in-milan https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/murder-and-magritte-in-milan November 29, 2022 11:55 On Fedora at La Scala, Milan. George Loomis The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-12927 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-12927 November 29, 2022 10:30 On Milton Gendel, Machiavelli, Elizabeth Higgins, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 12 & more from the world of culture. The Editors Triumph in the twilight https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/triumph-in-the-twilight https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/triumph-in-the-twilight November 25, 2022 13:15 On Last Light: How Six Great Artists Made Old Age a Time of Triumph by Richard Lacayo. Suzanna Murawski A new opera at the Met https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-new-opera-at-the-met https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-new-opera-at-the-met November 23, 2022 11:46 On The Hours, by Kevin Puts. Jay Nordlinger Roger Kimball introduces the December issue https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/roger-kimball-introduces-the-december-issue-12923 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/roger-kimball-introduces-the-december-issue-12923 November 22, 2022 15:40 A new podcast from the Editor & Publisher of The New Criterion. Roger Kimball The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-12922 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-12922 November 22, 2022 10:35 On Crassus, Helen Frankenthaler, Don Carlo at the Met, the ancient Balkans & more from the world of culture. The Editors Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-12920 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-12920 November 18, 2022 17:55 On the course of civilization, Virginia Woolf & the English National Opera. John M. Wisdom Ab Ex lives https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/ab-ex-lives https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/ab-ex-lives November 18, 2022 18:00 On “Life in Action,” recent paintings by Francine Tint at the National Arts Club. Dana Gordon A trio at the Wigmore https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-trio-at-the-wigmore https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-trio-at-the-wigmore November 17, 2022 12:05 On a concert in London’s Wigmore Hall. Jay Nordlinger Expressions of an enfant terrible https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/expressions-of-an-enfant-terrible https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/expressions-of-an-enfant-terrible November 16, 2022 17:00 On “Oskar Kokoschka: Un fauve à Vienne” at the Musée d’Arte Moderne de Paris. Elroy Rosenberg The irrational god https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-irrational-god-12904 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-irrational-god-12904 November 15, 2022 14:00 On Die Walküre at the Zurich Opera House. George Loomis The Book Gallery: Kirk’s Ghostly Tales https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-book-gallery-kirks-ghostly-tales-featuring-james-panero https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-book-gallery-kirks-ghostly-tales-featuring-james-panero November 15, 2022 15:15 The executive editor of The New Criterion joins Luke Sheahan and Adam Simon on this installment of the Book Gallery series by The Russell Kirk Center. James Panero The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-12902 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-12902 November 15, 2022 10:20 Joseph Johnson, Tommaso Traetta, the Oratorio Society, La traviata & more from the world of culture. The Editors James Panero on “A library by the book” https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/james-panero-on-a-library-by-the-book https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/james-panero-on-a-library-by-the-book November 14, 2022 14:55 A new podcast from the Executive Editor of The New Criterion. James Panero Mahler from Berlin https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/mahler-from-berlin https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/mahler-from-berlin November 14, 2022 16:00 On a performance by the Berlin Philharmonic, under Kirill Petrenko, at Carnegie Hall. Jay Nordlinger Running from ghosts https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/running-from-ghosts https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/running-from-ghosts November 14, 2022 11:05 On Walking with Ghosts on Broadway. Kyle Smith Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-12893 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-12893 November 11, 2022 17:55 On immersive experiences, ancient bronze sculptures & opera in the United Kingdom. John M. Wisdom In Flanders Fields https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/in-flanders-fields https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/in-flanders-fields November 11, 2022 15:20 On John McCrae at 150. Timothy Jacobson Around the world with the prince-electors of Saxony https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/around-the-world-with-the-prince-electors-of-saxony https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/around-the-world-with-the-prince-electors-of-saxony November 10, 2022 16:25 On “Looking Glass of the World” at the Musée du Luxembourg, Paris. David Platzer The true colors of antiquity https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/chroma https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/chroma November 9, 2022 18:00 On “Chroma: Ancient Sculpture in Color” at the Met. Suzanna Murawski On a roll https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/on-a-roll https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/on-a-roll November 9, 2022 11:05 On “She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia, ca. 3,400–2,000 B.C.” at the Morgan Library & Museum. Anthony Alofsin The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-12877 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-12877 November 8, 2022 10:50 On Christian saints, the Lauder collection, Mahler’s Seventh Symphony, flora and fauna in NYC architecture & more from the world of culture. The Editors The “we may be bad but the other guys are worse” argument https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-we-may-be-bad-but-the-other-guys-are-worse-argument https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-we-may-be-bad-but-the-other-guys-are-worse-argument November 6, 2022 17:40 On recent political posturing. James Piereson NYCB’s glamorous mess of pottage https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/nycbs-glamorous-mess-of-pottage-12872 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/nycbs-glamorous-mess-of-pottage-12872 November 4, 2022 18:00 On Play Time at the New York City Ballet. Luke Lyman Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-12868 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-12868 November 4, 2022 17:15 On Rembrandt, roman font & James Joyce’s Ulysses. John M. Wisdom Beauty, vitality & other Verdian qualities https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/beauty-vitality-other-verdian-qualities https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/beauty-vitality-other-verdian-qualities November 4, 2022 12:00 On Don Carlo at the Metropolitan Opera. Jay Nordlinger