Classical Music News – 7th June

Tuesday 7th 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!


Opera singer Boe bites the (tiny) hands that feed him

A piece from Sunday about tenor Alfie Boe, who surprises many by stating that he thinks opera is boring.

Slipped Disc

The world’s most family-friendly orchestra

Norman Lebrecht discusses they ways in which some German orchestras balance performance and family by providing childcare centres for the children of musicians.

Jessica Duchen

When Jess met Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich has recently turned 70, and her world premiere performance of Rodion Shchedrin’s Romantic Offering is available on ACCENTUS Music DVD and Blu-ray now.