tue 17/10/2017

alexandra coghlan

alexandra.coghlan's picture
Bio
Alexandra is the classical music critic of the New Statesman, and has written on arts for The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, Prospect, Gramophone, Opera Now, The Oxford Times and The Monthly. She was formerly Performing Arts Editor at Time Out, Sydney. She writes about classical music, theatre and film for theartsdesk.

Articles By Alexandra Coghlan

Hansel and Gretel, Pop-Up Opera review - salty-sweet production takes wry pleasure in classic fairytale

Read more...

Prom 51 review: Perianes, BBCSO, Oramo - brightly coloured musical postcards

Read more...

King Lear, Shakespeare's Globe - Nancy Meckler's Globe debut is unusually subdued

Read more...

Prom 33 review: Davidsen, Gerhardt, BBC Philharmonic, Storgårds - Nordic music glowing with colour

Read more...

Prom 14 review: BBCSSO, Wilson - illusion after illusion from musical conjurer

Read more...

Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare's Globe review - swaggering Shakespeare with a comic Spanish accent

Read more...

Prom 7 review: Weilerstein, BBCSO, Weilerstein - new cello concerto enthrals

Read more...

Queen Anne, Theatre Royal Haymarket review - slow, long and dull

Read more...

Hamlet, Harold Pinter Theatre review - dislocatingly fresh makeover

Read more...

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Snape Maltings

Read more...

Radamisto, Guildhall School, Milton Court

Read more...

Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's Globe review - Emma Rice goes out with a bang

Read more...

Ariodante, The English Concert, Bicket, Barbican

Read more...

Monteverdi Vespers, Vox Luminis, FBC, St John's Smith Square

Read more...

Lise Davidsen, James Baillieu, Wigmore Hall

Read more...

in vain, London Sinfonietta, Lubman, Royal Festival Hall

Read more...

Pages

latest in today

Ensemble InterContemporain, Pintscher, RFH review - a visit...

The Royal Festival Hall rather belied its name for a visit to London on Saturday of France’s premier...

Dina review - a poignant treat

Director Dan Sickles has known Dina her entire life. He knows her engaging personality, and he knows her tragic past. It’s the former which he and...

DVD/Blu-ray: A Man Called Ove

It takes a while to get going, and doesn’t altogether evade sentimentality but overall this black...

Jonas Kaufmann: Tenor for the Ages, BBC Four review - a musi...

Now we know who sent Jonas Kaufmann the Union Jack boxer shorts for the Last Night of the...

The World's Wife, Wales Millennium Centre, Weston Studi...

How many dead female composers can you name? Tom Green, the composer of this stunning one-woman show, could initially only think of five (I...

David Oakes: 'I haven’t done anything as bad as my char...

“He has something of Dillane about him.” Thus Patrick Marber on David Oakes. “I rate him very highly indeed. One of the very best of his...

Mat Ewins, Soho Theatre review - multimedia show with twists...

Mat Ewins comes on stage with a bullet belt slung across his chest. Indiana Jones he ain't, but what follows is a spoof on that film genre, a...

CD: Mark Kozelek With Ben Boye and Jim White

"I’m a person who, knock on wood, hasn’t suffered a lot of writer’s block," speaks/sings...