Musical worlds collide fruitfully in Iestyn Davies’ latest recital.
Alexandra Coghlan is the classical music critic for the New Statesman, and also writes for The Independent, The Times, Opera, Prospect, Gramophone and The Monthly. She was formerly performing arts editor at Time Out Sydney and editor of Sinfini.
Articles by Alexandra Coghlan
Travel through time in compelling musical voyage down the Loire.
The Sixteen brings intimacy and lightness of touch.
Three mighty Romantics in miniature in seductive recital.
A sweetly sugared recital of 19th-century Finnish choral rarities.
A walk on the wild side – a minor English composer gets a major new release.
Sampson gives Handel’s Italian cantatas the full operatic treatment.
Page offers a stylish glimpse into one of Mozart’s earliest works.
Salonen celebrates Stravinsky at his most lushly neoclassical.
Pyrotechnics from baroque’s most passionate mezzo-soprano.
Gluck’s Orfeo gets an Italian accent courtesy of Diego Fasolis.
Handel’s tyrants, kings and fathers brought to musical life.
Nymphs and shepherds more than live up to pastoral promise.