Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music news.
US State Department cables released by WikiLeaks offer sometimes-vivid glimpses into cultural diplomacy involving musical performances abroad. By Marcia Adair.
Born September 19, 1912; September 17, 2011
More than two-thirds of events sold out.
On its final weekend the Lucerne festival made an extravagant flourish with three concerts by Daniel Barenboim and his Berlin Staatskapelle orchestra. Ivan Hewett Reports.
John Caird’s new production for Welsh National Opera seems devoid of any thoughtfulness at all, says Rupert Christiansen.
The Arts Desk
Simple but stunning McVicar production achieves a level of profundity that almost had reviewer Igor Toronyi-Lalic in tears.
(Written on September 19, 2011 )