sat 20/01/2018

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

latest in today

The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre review - starry ca...

Is modernism dead and buried? Anyone considering the long haul of...

Britannia, Sky Atlantic review - Druids, sex and sorcery

What did the Romans do for us? On this evidence,...

Weilerstein, Platt, Hallé, Elder, Bridgewater Hall, Manchest...

Alisa Weilerstein is making two visits to Manchester in just over three weeks. Last night it was with the Hallé, next time she’ll be guesting with...

The Final Year review - Greg Barker documents Obama's l...

"The Times They Are A-Changin'" has never sounded so menacing. The Brothers & Sisters’ gospel version accompanies the end credits of The...

CD: The Fiction Aisle - Jupiter, Florida

The third album from Thomas White under his Fiction Aisle moniker is a match for its delicious, under-heard predecessors. White remains best known...

The Post review - Spielberg's glorious paean to print

It beggars belief that, from the moment ...

Alexander Melnikov, Wigmore Hall review - three pianos, four...

Living-museum recitals on a variety of historic instruments pose logistical problems. Telling The Arts Desk about his award-nominated CD of mostly...

All's Well That Ends Well, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse revi...

It's the people who are problematic, not the play. That's one take-away sentiment afforded by Caroline Byrne's sparky and provocative take on ...

Selma Parlour: Upright Animal, Pi Artworks review - incandes...

In the dark days of January, white cube galleries are luminous spaces. This is especially true of Pi Artworks right now: the Fitzrovia gallery is...

The best TV to watch this week

Cure the January blues with our guide to the pick of the best dramas and documentaries coming to a TV near you or already available for streaming...