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In today’s news:  EU vote a “sad day” for music. Honorary scholarships awarded at Royal Academy of Music. Sheku Kanneh-Mason holds Classic FM no. 1 for seventh week in a row. Free version of Sibelius now available.  10-Year-Old Natsuho Murata Awarded 1st Prize at Italy’s il Piccolo Violino Magico Competition. Cecilia Bartoli to perform La Cenerentola in Barcelona and Madrid. The Carl-Orff-Festspiele is back with a new name and motto. A portrait of Young Euro Classic. Bayreuth – Joachim Lange in conversation with director Yuval Sharon.

UK Music

UK Music chief: EU vote “a sad day” for music – but fight goes on to ensure fairness for creators

A vote by MEPs to reject the Legal Affairs Committee’s proposals on the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market was described as a “blow” for the music industry by UK Music.


Royal Academy of Music awards honorary scholarships

The Royal Academy of Music has awarded honorary memberships to Hugh Laurie, Imelda Staunton, and Paul Lewis among others.

Classic FM

Classic FM Chart: Sheku Kanneh-Mason holds No. 1 for seventh consecutive week

The Royal wedding cellist once again remains unbeatable in the Classic FM Chart, as his debut album ‘Inspiration’ takes the No. 1 spot for the seventh week in a row.


Free version of Sibelius software now available

Technology provider Avid has announced the availability of Sibelius|First, a free version of the composition and notation software Sibelius. The free software includes many of the features of the original, including composition, transcription and editing tools.

The Telegraph

For six months in 1937, Graham Greene ran a weekly magazine called Night and Day, a sort of London New Yorker.

10-Year-Old Natsuho Murata Awarded 1st Prize at Italy’s il Piccolo Violino Magico Competition

10-year-old Natsuho Murata has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition – in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy


Ausdrucksenergien, die zu Explosionen führen

Bei Young Euro Classic wird die Begeisterung junger Musiker zum Konzertereignis

Neue Musik Zeitung

Ein Amerikaner in Bayreuth – Joachim Lange im Gespräch mit „Lohengrin“-Regisseur Yuval Sharon

Amerikaner trifft auf Malerpaar, einen Wagnerspezialisten und auf den Schwanenritter – Yuval Sharon (39) inszeniert den neuen „Lohengrin“ in Bayreuth.

Bayerische Rundfunk

Das Weltenrad dreht sich wieder

Die Carl-Orff-Festspiele sind zurück – mit neuem Namen und einem neuen Konzept: “O Fortuna… Das Weltenrad dreht sich wieder!”, so das Motto 2018.

Platea Magazine

Cecilia Bartoli cantará “La Cenerentola” de Rossini en Barcelona… y también en Madrid

La mezzosoprano romana Cecilia Bartoli llevará La Cenerentola, ópera de Rossini, hasta el Palau de la Música de Barcelona para conmemorar el 150 aniversario del fallecimiento del compositor.



(Written on July 9, 2018 )

The Telegraph

Russell Watson to sing at White House

British tenor Russell Watson will perform at Barack Obama’s White House for Independence Day celebrations.

We can’t all be Mozart – but we can still play

From Caracas to Sterling, the evidence that music can transform lives is utterly overwhelming.

Classical Music Magazine

Arts Council’s £30.5 million match funding for endowment schemes

The Hallé’s new orchestra centre, Opera North’s ongoing Ring cycle, the Philharmonia’s digital programme, and international work to be based at The Sage, Gateshead, are among projects to benefit from Arts Council England’s ‘Catalyst’ funding.

BBC Music Magazine

New Gareth Malone TV series

Choirmaster and television presenter Gareth Malone will return to television later this year with a new six-part series featuring choirs in the workplace.

The Times

Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna: the Liz Taylor and Richard Burton of opera

For anything is possible when it comes to opera’s golden couple. Their romance off-stage has mirrored the operas they headline around the world.

Arts Journal – Slipped Disc

Cello authority dies

Gerhard Mantel, author of ‘Cello Technique – Principles and Forms of Movement’ and professor at the Frankfurt Hochschule, has died aged 82.


King’s College Cambridge and King’s Singers Foundation launch ‘A Carol for Christmas’

The UK summer is now in full swing – complete with its traditional rain and tepid temperatures – but the King’s Singers Foundation is asking British composers to cast their thoughts forward to the Christmas season.


Big Noise orchestra’s classical music proves instrumental in social change

El Sistema and Gustavo Dudamel’s Simon Bolivar Orchestra turn musicianship into citizenship in in Stirling’s Raploch estate.

Wagner’s Dream: watch clips from the new documentary

Susan Froemke’s documentary follows Robert Lepage’s five-year journey as he stages Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle for New York’s Metropolitan Opera.

La Cenerentola – a musical guide 

The prince is in disguise, there’s no fairy godmother and not even a glass slipper, but Rossini’s take on the Cinderella story offers sparkles, star turns and a great storm scene.


(Written on June 21, 2012 )

WildKatPR is proud to announce that we will be working with four outstanding new clients in various fields.  These are Andrew Staples (tenor), Vignette Productions (opera production company), Sid Samberg (composer / pianist) and Music in Offices (music education group).

WildKat is managing an international campaign for all of Andrew Staples’ engagements as well as looking towards his upcoming project, Opera For Change, in September 2013. Andrew will be performing in Opera Holland Park‘s production of Così fan tutte this summer and directing a new production of La Cenerentola at Bury Court Opera in March.

Sid Samberg is a dynamic young composer and pianist who has performed internationally. WildKat is working with Sid, consulting on his career in both America and Europe.

We are also working with Music In Offices, a unique music education company whose clients are high fliers from a range of industries. WildKat is working on their innovative Office Choir Of The Year initiative.

(Written on December 16, 2011 )