Music

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From Les Dennis to Valkyries – ENO announces reduced new season
After 19 months closed, the opera company under new artistic director Annilese Miskimmon will open with HMS Pinafore in a season that features the first in a new Ring Cycle, and the Handmaid’s Tale

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

12, May, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Glastonbury: PJ Harvey, Jarvis Cocker, George Ezra and Róisín Murphy join livestream bill
A narrative by Harvey, Cocker, Michael Eavis and others will link musical performances from around the site

Laura Snapes

12, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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2021’s Brit awards showed pop can have it all: success, quality and diversity
The industry acknowledged megastars but didn’t solely reward commercial success, and is finally nurturing more than a small handful of female artists

Alexis Petridis

12, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Brit awards 2021: every performance reviewed, from Coldplay to Arlo Parks
From Coldplay’s opening spectacular on the Thames to Rag’n’Bone Man movingly performing with an NHS choir, we rate all of this year’s live performances

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, May, 2021 @10:52 PM

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Brit awards 2021: the ceremony as it happened, with Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift and more
Dua Lipa, the Weeknd, Elton John and more performed at the biggest night in British music to an indoor crowd of thousands of key workers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

11, May, 2021 @9:38 PM

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Women dominate 2021 Brit awards as Dua Lipa tops winners
2020’s heavily male ceremony reversed with wins for Arlo Parks, Haim and Billie Eilish, as Little Mix become first all-female winner of British group

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Tobi Thomas

11, May, 2021 @9:31 PM

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New film to document Oasis’s 1996 Knebworth gigs
Liam and Noel Gallagher are executive producers on project, being released later in 2021

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, May, 2021 @10:35 AM

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DMX posthumous album Exodus due for release in May
Producer friend Swizz Beatz completed the final work by the record-breaking rapper, who died in April

Laura Snapes

11, May, 2021 @8:59 AM

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Everything but the gull: how Ben Watt fought the Covid blues with birdsong
Blackcap! Chiffchaff! Warbler! The Everything But the Girl star is fighting to save a nature reserve in the heart of the city. As his new album Storm Shelter is released, we join him for some birdwatching

Sam Wollaston

10, May, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Shaun Ryder: ‘I was a heroin addict for 20-odd years, but there’s been no damage off that’
From ADHD to alopecia and learning the alphabet at 28, the Happy Mondays singer has had a wild, eventful life. He discusses hedonism, parenting – and why he has to spend so much time correcting Bez

Tim Jonze

10, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Beer, bass notes and the Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb: my night at Brisbane’s revitalised Pub Choir
Pub Choir is founded on the principle that everyone can sing and that it feels good, especially when done in large groups with added alcohol

Andrew Stafford

10, May, 2021 @2:24 AM

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Lloyd Price obituary
American singer best known for his 1950s hits Lawdy Miss Clawdy and Personality who set up his own music publishing business

Adam Sweeting

09, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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