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In today’s news: Cloakroom girl earns acclaim after standing in for soprano at Wigmore Hall, and Guildhall School announces six new appointments. Rheingau Musik Festival announces collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, Christian Thielemann honours for 20 years at Bayreuther Festival, and music prizes for Meret Lüthi and Ernesto Molinari.

The Times

Cloakroom girl earns acclaim after standing in for soprano at Wigmore Hall

This part-time usher job could turn out to be her first step on the road to stardom after she entranced critics and concertgoers with an “exquisite” performance when asked to stand in at short notice for a soprano who had been taken ill.

International Piano

Casio Music launches four new keyboards

LK-135, LK-265, CTK-1500 and CTK-3500 are now available in stores across the UK, and feature a number of functions to enhance the playing experience, from App compatibility to Dance Music Mode.

Classical Music Magazine

Culture Mile consultation announced

City workers and residents are being invited to attend a consultation event at Smithfield Rotunda Garden on 24 August to share their views about plans to transform the north-west corner of the Square Mile into a cultural and creative destination.

Music Teacher

Guildhall School announces six new appointments

The Guildhall School has announced six new appointments, with the new members of staff all starting in September 2017.

Opera Now

Applications for Glyndebourne Opera Cup to open in October

Applications for a new international singing competition from Glyndebourne open on 2 October 2017. The Glyndebourne Opera Cup is an international competition designed to discover the best young singers from around the world.

Limelight

Queensland Symphony Orchestra announces 2018 season

Sergio Tiempo is Artist in Residence, with Stephen Hough, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Bernstein’s 100 among the season’s highlights.

Pizzicato

Malko Competition now open for application

Applications are now open for the 18th Malko Competition for Young Conductors, hosted by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi at DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen on 20th-27th April 2018.

Klassik.heute

Stiftung Rheingau Musik Festival: erste Ausstellung auf Google Arts&Culture-App

Die Stiftung Rheingau Musik Festival hat am vergangenen Samstag im Rahmen des Schlossfestes auf Schloss Vollrads die Zusammenarbeit mit Google Arts & Culture bekannt gegeben.

Pizzicato

Thielemann für 20 Jahr Bayreuth geehrt

Der Musikdirektor der Richard-Wagner-Festspiele, Christian Thielemann, hat in zwanzig Jahren  151 Vorstellungen bei den Wagner-Festspielen in Bayreuth dirigiert.

Klassik.com

Musikpreise des Kantons Bern für Meret Lüthi und Ernesto Molinari

Die Musikpreise des Kantons Bern gehen in diesem Jahr an die Violinistin und Gründerin des Alte-Musik-Ensembles “Les Passions de l’âme” Meret Lüthi sowie an den Klarinettisten Ernesto Molinari.

Twitter

in 1882 Birth of American Marion in Walla Walla, WA.

The Times: Milly Forrest

(Written on August 15, 2017 )

Classical News

Classical Music Magazine

Julian Anderson moves to Schott from Faber Music

Composer Julian Anderson has joined Schott Music from Faber Music, which will retain his current catalogue. Faber and Schott ‘will work together closely on the overall promotion of Anderson’s music’, said a statement.

Classic FM

Karl Jenkins to judge Arts Club’s £4,000 classical music award

The Classical Music Award, launched by the Arts Club in 2013 to celebrate the best performer in the UK, is back this year, with Karl Jenkins as chairman.

Classic FM

Music lessons and private tuition give richer children ‘significant advantage’

Children from high-income families are more likely to take extracurricular classes, and have an edge over other children from poorer backgrounds, a new study reveals.

The Strad

Applications now open for 5th Windsor Festival International String Competition 2015

The event takes place at Windsor castle, outside of London, in March next year.

The Strad

Cellist and teacher Rhuna Martin has died at the age of 82

The South-African born artist was a highly influential pedagogue at such London institutions as the Royal College of Music and Guildhall School.

Pizzicato

ICMA Starts Preparation Of The 2015 Gala Concert With The Bilkent Symphony

ICMA President Remy Franck is currently in Ankara to meet the directors of the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra who will host the next Gala Concert and Award Ceremony in the magnificent Bilkent Hall in Ankara, Turkey.

Arts Professional

Local authorities playing it safe, report warns

The trend for closing arts services is continuing, with over a third of local authorities in England and Wales left with no arts officer.

New York Times

Chicago Symphony Association Names a New President

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association had been searching for a new president since Deborah F. Rutter announced in December that she planned to leave in June to become president of the Kennedy Center.

Classicalite

Fabio Luisi Named Principal Conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in 2017, Following Zurich and Met Operas Jobs

Fabio Luisi will be quite busy in the coming years. Music director of the Zurich Opera and principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, now Luisi will be named principal conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra.

Zeit

Opern-Spielzeit Neustart oder Notstart?

Die Oper in Wuppertal hat als einziges deutsches Haus sein festes Sängerensemble aufgelöst. Was, wenn das sogenannte Stagione-Modell jetzt hierzulande Schule machte?

Welt

Singen vor Schmerzen und Lust

Geliebt von Andrea Breth wie Sasha Waltz: Der Wiener Bariton Georg Nigl ist der profilierteste Kamikaze-Sänger der Gegenwart. Für rührselige Rollen von Puccini und Verdi hält er sich nicht geeignet.

Weser Kurier

Schnitger-Preis an Heejin Kim

Südkoreanerin gewinnt Orgel-Contest.

El mundo

‘El Real es la insignia de este país’

Pablo Heras-Casado se convierte en el principal director invitado hasta 2018.

Twitter

Southbank Centre ‏@southbankcentre: Join Adrian Lee & Tom Doughty – 2 superb guitarists for today’s Friday Lunch w/ @MasterCardUK Central Bar RFH @ 1pm

Telegraph Music ‏@TeleMusicNews: The legendary #LouisArmstrong, in pictures http://ow.ly/B7DMx  #jazz #legend

BBC Proms Team ‏@bbcproms: Tonight at the #bbcproms, @BerlinPhil perform Rachmaninov and Stravinsky, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle: http://bbc.in/1rDMsZm

Classic FM @ClassicFM: Bit of fun – classical musicians with body parts in their names. We’ve had Br-arms & Toe-Knee Pappano. Any more? #ClassicalBodies @realaled

karl-jenkins-1341913326-article-1Karl Jenkins, Photo: Classic FM

(Written on September 5, 2014 )

Gramophone

British Composer Awards 2013 shortlist revealed

The 11th British Composer Awards, honouring contemporary UK composition, take place on December 3

The Guardian

Scottish Opera – some questions for the troubled company

The opera company used to be a cultural jewel whose ambitions, and resulting productions, were reasons to cheer. What has gone wrong?

The Voice of Russia

Symphony online: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra opens virtual concert hall

The large-scale online project was launched this week in one of the best music halls in Russia. The aim of this innovation is to allow music lovers from all over the country to enjoy unique performances

Classicalite

La Scala’s Post-Barenboim Conductor is…Fabio Luisi?

Now, Italy’s La Reppublica is reporting that Genoese maestro Fabio Luisi-principal conductor of the Met since September 2011-may very well be the preferred candidate

Chicago Tribune

CSO reports small deficit, record ticket sales and fundraising

While other U.S. symphony orchestras are buffeted by budget shortfalls, declining attendance, labor unrest and other problems, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra continues on a steady financial course

Wired

Is This the Opera of the Future?

New opera Invisible Cities represents the leading edge of operatic innovation – a bold effort to create individualized experiences within the context of a communal performance

Billboard

YouTube Close to Launching Subscription Music Service 

YouTube is preparing a premium on-demand music service – akin to a Spotify, but with video – to launch later this year, according to several sources familiar with the plans

Billboard

Billboard

(Written on October 25, 2013 )

Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music.

The Guardian

An opera for Auschwitz

Art can’t do justice to the Holocaust’s full horror, but it can ask questions, provoke and remind us. English National Opera’s The Passenger, partly set in Auschwitz, has had mixed reviews.

The Guardian

Shattering boundaries? Can’t we just go to hear the music?

Next spring’s Reverb festival has some great looking gigs. So why the need for fighting talk? Conductor Sir Mark Elder and Imogen Heap on the same bill?

The New York Times

Met Orchestra And New Chief, Out of the Pit

Fabio Luisi has been under the opera world’s microscope since last season, when it became clear that the Metropolitan Opera, which had made him its principal guest conductor in 2010, was grooming him to succeed James Levine as its music director

Gramophone

Lang Lang coming to a cinema near you

Pianist broadcasts live performance in Europe and Asia.

 

 

(Written on October 18, 2011 )

Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music news.

Gramophone

At home with Sibelius

Hearing Finnish music on its own soil, and visiting Ainola

The Guardian

A fight at the opera as conductor quits Italy for new role in America

Rome’s Teatro dell’Opera theatre threatens to sue New York Met for poaching world-renowned Italian conductor Fabio Luisi

The New York Times

At Monk Competition, a Sound Worth Returning To

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.

The Telegraph

Madam Butterfly, Mid Wales Opera, Theatr Hafren, Newton, review

Mid-Wales Opera’s version of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly bravely opts for a touch of kitchen-sink realism.

The Times

Not in Our Time at Cheltenham Town Hall

The spoken utterances of President George W. Bush aren’t a composer’s usual quarry when searching for texts — I can’t think why.

(Written on September 13, 2011 )