Classical Music News – 15th June

Wednesday 15th June 2011

Every day the WildKat team scan newspapers, websites and blogs for interesting classical music news, and now we’ve decided to publish our lists so that you can get a classical music news summary each day. If you’ve read anything interesting each day that we’ve missed do feel free to comment and let us know!


Opera to take place on surface of Lake Constance

Opera about the execution of a poet during the French Revolution is being performed at the Bregenz Festival in Austria.

Seven Angels: Kyoto beef to the rescue

Poet Glyn Maxwell has turned Paradise Lost into an opera with composer Luke Bedford.


Percussionist Colin Currie on the thrill of a premiere

Currie is performing works by Elliot Carter and Joey Roukens.

The Economist

The Q&A – Eric Whitacre, composer

Eric Whitacre discusses technology, poetry and music.