Our Best Reviews of 2017

Our Best Reviews of 2017

At Wales Arts Review we believe critical writing should be worth reading for its own sake. With that in mind, here is a small selection of the 2017 review archive, and a small display of the quality critical writing our writers produce.

Exhibition

John Elwyn: A Quiet Sincerity by Karen Westendorf.

Opera

Semele by Cath Barton

Poetry

Psalmody by Maria Apichella by Carla Manfredino

Dance

Profundis/Green House by Gary Raymond

Exhibition

The Glenys Cour Retrospective by Anne Price-Owen

Novel

The Doll Funeral by Kate Hamer by Carolyn Percy

Photography

Diffusion Festival by Gary Raymond

Exhibition

People Have the Power by Craig Austin

Festival

Focus by Sophie McKeand

Theatre

Boho by Georgie Bolwell

Books

Writing Motherhood: A Creative Anthology by Helen Calcutt

Digital

Land of Legends by Emma Schofield

Books

Dat’s Love by Leonora Britto by Mustafa Hameed

Opera

Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky at the WNO by Nigel Jarrett

Exhibition

Soft Mutations by Nicky Arscott by Helen Pendry

Television

Dylan ar Faith: Thomas Picton by Adam Somerset