Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music news.
BBC Music Magazine
The brilliant violinist speaks about his new Paganini-inspired CD.
The Financial Times
On Sunday, classical music entered the same orbit as the “east meets west” theme that dominates the Edinburgh Festival’s 2011 programme.
There’s plenty of contemporary music in the short series of Saturday Proms matinees, and the programme shared by the BBC Singers and London Sinfonietta and conducted by David Atherton, included both UK and world premieres.
If you stand on Lucerne’s covered bridge, blinking out at the ultimate in lake-and-mountains landscape, you’re in good company. This rarified corner of Switzerland has long been a magnet for musical greats.
Rupert Christiansen was delighted to see Gilbert and Sullivan’s penultimate collaboration Utopia Ltd back on stage for the first time since 1975.