Classical Music News-26th October

Wednesday 26th 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 Telegraph

Jonas Kaufmann, Festival Hall

After going under the knife to remove a done from his chest, one of the opera world’s hottest properties, Jonas Kaufmann kept the audience waiting and wanting more at the festival hall.

Norman Lebrecht- Slipped disc

Exclusive: Korean Orchestra to play at Vatican

You can’t keep these Seoul bands out of the news.

Financial Times

Castor and Pollux, Coliseum, London

There was a mini revolution at the opening night of Castor and Pollux on Monday.

The Times

Jonas Kaufmann at the Festival Hall

This wasn’t just a concert. It was a manifesto. There is no other tenor today apart from Jonas Kaufmann who could pull off such a diverse programme of operatic arias, from Mascagni to Bizet to Wagner, and do it with such flair.