Classical Music News – 29th June

Wednesday 29th 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!


A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Not so great Britten

Adrian Hamilton says that ENO’s recent production which put paedophilia into a Midsummer Night’s Dream was a step too far.

Independent classical podcast:  Ronald Corp

Ronald Corp discusses his work with the New London Orchestra.


Dietfried Bernet obituary

Austrian conductor was admired at opera houses throughout Europe.

Classical Music

Ticket allocation at Salzburg and Bayreuth Festivals examined by auditors

Festivals are being criticised for their ticket allocation system, as members of the public find it extremely difficult to obtain tickets.