Classical Music News – 28th September

Wednesday 28th September 2011

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


Beethoven string quartet lost for 200 years to get premiere in Manchester

Music professor who discovered Quartet in G, Op 18 no 2 reconstructs work to ‘make the jigsaw fit’


Barbara Hannigan: ‘You must go all the way’

Fearless Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan is a Hitchcock blonde with a voice like no other. Having mastered the role of a paranoid hysteric, she is tackling one of the wonders of modern music.


Opera House sells off 2,000 costumes

London’s Royal Opera House (ROH) is attracting worldwide interest ahead of a fundraising sale of 2,000 costumes this weekend


Opera singer Angela Gheorghiu says of her marital difficulties with Roberto Alagna: ‘It was stupid of us to be apart’

Opera fans flock to hear soprano Angela Gheorghiu’s sublime voice, but attracting nearly as much attention is her on-off marriage to Roberto Alagna.


British composers are obsessed with the weather

Research confirms national stereotype extends to music