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!
Orchestras like the L.A. Phil and Pacific Symphony join the classical world’s dance with Twitter and Facebook in hopes of engaging and luring a tech-savvy public.
Whether standing on the floor of Royal Albert Hall or hanging from the rafters, ardent fans known as Prommers swear by the affordable summer concerts.
Every summer, Bregenz Festival lures huge crowds – and top-notch British talent – to its floating stage on Lake Constance. It’s a thrilling marriage of seriousness and pizzazz, just as long as it doesn’t rain…
Bonnie Greer inspired to write show after sitting next to the party leader on ‘Question Time’
“It is someone stumbling up the highest mountain with grazed, bloodied knees, whereas so much contemporary playing seems more like someone riding up an escalator.” Stephen Hough on Jacques Thibaud’s unusual recording of Brahms’ violin concerto.
A well-deserved five star review for ‘the Dude’ and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra’s breathtaking performance of Mahler No. 2, “the Resurrection”.
Forget bagpipes. When it comes to Scottish mountains, only Dvořák’s will do.