Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music news.
Hearing Finnish music on its own soil, and visiting Ainola
Rome’s Teatro dell’Opera theatre threatens to sue New York Met for poaching world-renowned Italian conductor Fabio Luisi
The New York Times
While emulating the late Thelonious Monk is not a requirement of the international piano competition that bears his name, his trademark dissonance was on display.
Mid-Wales Opera’s version of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly bravely opts for a touch of kitchen-sink realism.
The spoken utterances of President George W. Bush aren’t a composer’s usual quarry when searching for texts — I can’t think why.