- 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.
latest in today
Could Samuel T Herring be pop's most charismatic performer?
Barber, piemaker and orchestra all predictably consummate, but the staging...
Troubling investigation of the disaffection of French Muslims
Anthony Hopkins sleep-walks into his cell as a captive lager magnate
Despite its shortcomings, film vehicle for The Clash is an essential pop-cu...
Old Testament epic rendered as an animal-free northern soap
The presenter teases out the answers to the questions the viewer wants to a...
Memories of a maverick pianist and composer of 80-minute homage to Shostako...
How a medieval play from Chester ended up in Xhosa and Zulu
Sensitive Swedish examination of identity and transgender love