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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

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(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

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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.

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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 )