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Welsh National opera Migrations review – ambitious and timely new opera examines freedom
Welsh National Opera’s staging of six stories of migration is a brave and far-reaching exercise in collaboration and diversity, with a heroic effort from composer Will Todd

Rian Evans

30, Jun, 2022 @11:54 AM

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Nick Cave & Warren Ellis: Seven Psalms review – intimate prayers of extreme power
Backed by reverberant synths and piano, Cave wrestles with faith and civil unrest in this powerful 25-minute release

Alexis Petridis

30, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Tell us: what is the song that calms you down?
With the revelation this week that Donald Trump’s rages would reportedly be soothed by Memory from Cats, we want to know your own moments of musical calm

Guardian community team

30, Jun, 2022 @10:28 AM

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Rae Morris: ‘I want to be a national treasure, but the things I like are quite weird’
The Blackpool-born artist talks about why the music industry doesn’t get her, how she’s reclaiming her sexuality, and why she’s written a lush concept album about the north

Rachel Aroesti

30, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Il Proscritto review – Opera Rara blow the dust off Mercadante’s forgotten opera
A terrific cast and the fiery precision of conductor Rizzi brought this rarity to the concert stage 180 years after its premiere

Tim Ashley

29, Jun, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Post your questions for the Flaming Lips’s Wayne Coyne
As the psychedelic pop band prepare to play Womad, their frontman will take on your questions about their nearly 40-year career

Rich Pelley

29, Jun, 2022 @8:59 AM

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LCD Soundsystem review – revenant dance-rockers play the hits
Even if James Murphy’s cred has taken a hit of late, the frontman still aces the anthems that gave the band its powerful punk-disco potency

Gabriel Szatan

28, Jun, 2022 @3:12 PM

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Coldplay’s Chris Martin plays impromptu song at pub post-Glastonbury
In rural village, frontman performed A Sky Full of Stars for a couple who were planning to play the song as their first dance when they marry

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Jun, 2022 @8:33 AM

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Cause of death of Depeche Mode’s Andrew Fletcher revealed
Keyboardist who died aged 60 in May suffered aortic dissection, with band saying ‘he passed naturally and without prolonged suffering’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Jun, 2022 @7:52 AM

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‘Karaoke? I’m absolutely dreadful’: Katherine Jenkins’ honest playlist
The mezzo-soprano loves dancing to a bit of Sister Sledge and is not shy about her S Club 7 fandom, but which earworm does she never want to hear again?

As told to Rich Pelley

27, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s everyone coming back together’: why 200,000 of us couldn’t wait to get back to Glastonbury
The festival’s return has filled a gaping hole in the British calendar. We soak up the atmosphere with the help of Jarvis Cocker, Self Esteem and Shaz from Shepton Mallet

Laura Barton

27, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sunday at Glastonbury: Kendrick Lamar, Diana Ross and Jack White – as it happened
The US rap star headlined the main stage on the last night of the festival, while Pet Shop Boys, Charli XCX, Jarvis Cocker and a host more brought the festival to a close

Keza MacDonald (now), Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Gwilym Mumford and Laura Snapes (earlier)

26, Jun, 2022 @11:49 PM

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