Classical Music News – 27th June

Monday 27th 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

Ludovico Einaudi takes on spiders in Night of the Taranta

John Bungey discusses the recent projects of the ‘classical pianist with pop sales’.


Why music as maths just doesn’t add up

Ivan Hewett is sceptical about the link between maths and music.

‘Two Boys’ shows how British opera is charging into the 21st Century

Norman Lebrecht argues that the future of opera is being shaped by London.

Classical Music

‘PossessedHand’ may help beginners to learn to play tunes

Technology has recently been developed at the University of Tokyo that may help beginners to learn to play musical instruments.

Barenboim awarded British Knighthood

Daniel Barenboim has accepted a knighthood from the British ambassador to Germany.