Music section awards 2020/21

  The Music Section of The Critics’ Circle is delighted to announce the winners of our Awards for 2020 and 2021 Young Talent (Composer) Alex Ho Young Talent (Conductor)   Jonathon Heyward Young Talent (Voice)            William Thomas Young Talent...
CC Film Section stands with Ukraine

CC Film Section stands with Ukraine

UK film critics show solidarity with Ukrainian colleagues The Critics’ Circle Film Section has been in contact with Ukrainian film critics during the past week, and we have offered to stand with them as their nation faces this aggression from Russia. Here is...
Le Nozze di Figaro, ROYAL OPERA

Le Nozze di Figaro, ROYAL OPERA

I’m an opera critic. I’m not there to enjoy myself. So I always feel a little fraudulent when a trip to the opera presents an evening of pure pleasure. David McVicar’s 2006 staging of Figaro, the opera’s 1786 setting transposed to a country house in 1830, is...