Classical Music News – 17th June

Friday 17th 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!

The Times

Back to the Bandstand

The light music revival is taking place at the Southbank Centre next weekend.


Rufus Wainwright to sing Shakespeare at Cultural Olympiad

Wainwright will perform with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at Music Nation next March.


London 2012’s Cultural Olympiad lines up orchestral festival

More detailed information about the Cultural Olympiad orchestral performances.

Britain and Rostropovich: History in the making

John Bridcut draws a connection between the two great musicians after discovering a long lost film.

Eliane Radigue’s brave new worlds

The electronic music pioneer discusses her musical career.

Audiences, end these noises off

Mark Lawson asks how audiences should behave during performances – is tweeting, texting and chatting acceptable?


Independent Classical Podcast – Thomas Kemp

Thomas Kemp, the musical director of Chamber Domaine, discusses Mahler with Edward Seckerson.

Amanda Roocroft – a singer with faith in her own approach

Amanda Roocroft tells Jessica Duchen that finding God stopped her from giving up singing.