Classical Music News – 3rd October

Monday 3rd 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.

Classical Music Magazine

Details of Catalyst fund: matched funding up to £5million available

More details have been released on the £100m Catalyst fund, devised to encourage private giving to the arts, writes Simon Tait.

The Telegraph

Paul McCartney: ballet’s new master?

The Beatle is nearly 70, planning to marry for the third time, and need never work again. How does he choose to relax? By staging a ballet, of course.

Norman Lebrecht – Slipped Disk

Denmark signs a Czech

Jakob Hrusa is the new top man at the Royal Danish Opera. He starts work immediately and assumes the title of music director in September 2013.

BBC News, Arts and Entertainment

Songs Of Praise marks 50th anniversary

LeAnn Rimes performs at Alexandra Palace to mark the 50th anniversary of Songs of Praise