Classical Music News- 19th October

Wednesday 19th October 2011

Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music.

The Times

LSO/Järvi at Barbican


Steve Reich, appeared for his 75th-birthday concert with the London symphony orchestra, was the highlight of the show.

BBC News

Italian Conducter Muti receives $1 million prize

Italian conductor Riccardo Muti has collected the $1 million Brigit Nilsson Prize- the biggest prize in classical music.

The guardian

Katherine Jenkins: Confessions of a choirgirl

Katherine Jenkins is glad her squeaky-clean image is behind her. The singer talks about drugs, classical snobbery-and why she dreams of singing Carmen.

The Independent

Don Pasquale, Glyndebourne, East Sussex Abbado/Uchida, Royal Festival Hall, London.

Only dynamic Bruckner and joyous Schumann in expert hands can match a Donizetti sparkler.

The Telegraph

Steve Reich at 75, London symphony orchestra, Barbican.

The London Symphony Orchestra’s 75th Birthday tribute to Steve Reich was a lavish affair, writes Ivan Hewett.