Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music.
Javier De Frutos’s tribute to Tennessee Williams has a brutish kick to it, while Mark Baldwin’s tribute to childhood is too sugary for words, writes Mark Monahan.
Ivan Hewett celebrates the great film composer Nino Rota, whose triumphs included The Godfather.
The New York Times
A summary of Opera through the ages.
Stephen Sondheim writes to New York Times after Diane Paulus’s reframed version of 1935 opera suggested it needed a ‘happy ending’.
New York radio station WQXR pays tribute to the composer.