P r e s s
Interview on BBC Radio Scotland about STUMPED
'Both jazzily popular and rigorously serious. It is inventive, coherent and often quite tough'
'Coenen-Rowe has crafted strong vocal lines and evocative
instrumental moods which capture the darkness and bitterness of so much of
the music of the Weimar era, with its experimental intermingling of the
‘popular’ and the ‘classical’'. http://www.operatoday.com/content/2017/08/collision_spect.php
Live Theatre UK
'Composer Lewis Coenen-Rowe has produced a jagged, often raucous score, sweetened every now and then with some cabaret lilt or jazz and ragtime inflections.'