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!
Comedian Rory Bremner has made an English translation of Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld for Scottish Opera, to mock the posh Oxford society which David Cameron and Boris Johnson were members of.
ISM wants the government to include music in the Baccalaureate.
Leipzig and Chailly host perhaps ‘the ultimate’ Mahler Festival – the opening and closing concerts of the festival are going to be released on ACCENTUS DVD in September.
Norman Lebrecht wonders if audiences and musicians should tweet during concerts to bring classical music up to date with the social media age.
The Times (Subscription only)
The American mezzo talks about her masculine roles.