In pictures: Bayreuth's Margravial Opera House reopens to the public

The Unesco World Heritage Site had been closed for restoration since 2012

Harlem gallery performance evokes Martin Luther King Jr’s final moments

Jazz musician Melvin Gibbs remembers the Civil Rights Leader’s death and the impact it had on the African American community at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

Taking the alphabet by the horns

Rarely is an instrumental concert as visually exciting as it is aurally, but that was the case at the Darmstadt Ensemble’s quirky recent performance

North Carolina to stage first show on American South

'Southern Accent' combines art and music to showcase the impact of the American South on US culture


Obituary for Jacques Taddei

The French musician, museum director, public servant and man of many letters.

New insights into Leonardo's only portrait of a male sitter

The music depicted in Portrait of a Musician, 1485-88, currently on loan to the National Gallery, London, may have been composed by the artist

Interview with Jarvis Cocker: "A show can plant a seed that flowers years later"

The musician and St Martin’s graduate on why access to art is crucial during an economic crisis

Interview with Antony Hegarty: “I think the art world is where I belong”

The musician explains why he is performing in the stage production The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic

Interview with Bryan Ferry: “I can’t imagine life without art around me”

The Roxy Music founder on being taught by Richard Hamilton, his love of British artists and viewing at speed

Interview with Michael Nyman: “There’s no scripts, no rehearsals, no actors…”

The composer explains the thinking behind his latest film, and reminisces about the parties held by a Frieze founder’s dad

Interview with Patti Smith: "I look at Jeff Koons’s stuff and I’m appalled”

The veteran rocker discusses the artists who inspire her, those who do not, and what drives her photography

Artist Interview: Marilyn Manson and his dark Miami debut

The gothic rock star reveals the inspirations and compulsions behind his new work on show in the Design District


Books: Liszt, the nineteenth-century celebrity's life in photographs

A new photo-documentary of the pianist and composer Franz Liszt

Tate Liverpool drops their newest 'Remix'

This new exhibition explores works inspired by the world of Pop, Rock, and Hip-Hop

Interview with Amanda Lear on being a celebrity and being an artist: "Everything that happened to me was completely by accident"

Actress, artist, disco diva, television star, lover of Salvador Dalí and a clutch of rock stars, talks about love, fame, fire and pain

Divine Dalì's opera on birth, death, and Catherine the Great in her underwear

Opera conceived by Salvador Dalì in 1927 recorded in 1974, is released on CD