All Eyes on Korea 'K-Music'
Korean Cultural Centre Festival
The 100 day festival, All Eyes On Korea, is a celebration of Korean culture, curated by the Korean Cultural Centre. In addition to Arts, Literature, Spoken Word, Food and Film events, in July outstanding Korean Musicians will perform a series of concerts at London's Southbank Centre. Performers include: Baramgot, GongMyong, Be-being, and the Pansori Project 'ZA'; as well as classical superstars Sumi Jo and Sarah Chang. WildKat PR manage a press campaign for K-Music, the festival's musical events.
Faster Than Sound
Contemporary Classical Music Concert Series
Created by Aldeburgh Music with Joana Seguro, Faster Than Sound is a groundbreaking strand of programming that joins the dots between musical genres and digital art forms. The project places strong emphasis on emerging technologies and original ideas, focusing on innovative collaborations between the worlds of classical and electronic music. Faster Than Sound now takes the form of five week- long residencies a year which bring composers, players, technology and the natural environment together, to create new works that are then premiered in Aldeburgh Music’s new workspace facilities at Snape.
National Geographic London Store
WildKat PR are working with the National Geographic London store on initial PR for their Cultural Calendar, a series of unique events in the flagship store in Knightsbridge to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic society. Events include educational talks by world-famous guest speakers, live music, book signings, readings, exhibitions and events for children in the ‘kids area’.
International Wimbledon Music Festival
From 10-25 November, Wimbledon's not-for-profit charity festival provides a bonanza of world-class music-making at various venues in South West London. The festival - now in its fourth year - boasts international relationships with festival in America, Europe and Austria, presenting world-class artists and dynamic new commissions. The 2012 Festival greets a number of world-class performers including Mikhail Rudy, Mark Padmore, Nicholas Daniel, the Nash Ensemble, New Zealand and Kopelman Quartets, Christine Brewer and many more.
Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture has developed a varied and exciting programme to celebrate creativity, diversity and mutual cultural understanding. This musical collaboration between Qatar and the UK can be experienced in two concerts this spring: at London's Cadogan Hall on the 27th May and Edinburgh's Usher Hall on the 14th June. Organised by the Qatar Museums Authority, The Royal Philharmonic and Royal National Scottish Orchestra are showcasing prominent British and Qatari composers bringing music of both cultures together. Soloists include violinist, Chloë Hanslip, pianist, Amira Fouad and cellist, Guy Johnston. The Royal Philharmonic will be conducted by Barry Wordsworth and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will be conducted by Paul Goodwin. World premières dedicated to the Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture by composers David Heath and Wael Binali.