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New Music Video for Shigeru Umebayashi’s Yumeji’s theme (A cappella)

Friday 20th September '19

New Music Video for Shigeru Umebayashi’s Yumeji’s theme (A cappella) Internationally renowned film composer Shigeru Umebayashi has today released a new music video of his a cappella version of 'Yumeji's Theme'. The video is an extract …

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20th September: Guildhall School and The Royal Opera announce Oliver Leith as new Doctoral Composer-in-Residence, Monteverdi und der Klimawandel, Distinction : L’Opéra du Rhin élu « Opéra de l’année 2019 »

Friday 20th September '19

Guildhall School and The Royal Opera announce Oliver Leith as new Doctoral Composer-in-Residence Guildhall School of Music & Drama in association with The Royal Opera has announced Oliver Leith as the fourth Doctoral Composer-in-Residence. Launched in …

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19th September: Research grants totaling almost £1m awarded to the Royal College of Music, Solange Knowles intentionally plays in white cultural institutions, Le Grand Théâtre de Tours profite des journées du patrimoine

Thursday 19th September '19

Research grants totaling almost £1m awarded to the Royal College of Music The Royal College of Music has been awarded three grants totaling almost £1m for new research projects launching in 2019/20.‘Music, Migration and Mobility: The …

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WildKat announces Psappha’s 2019-2020 Season

Wednesday 18th September '19

WildKat announces Psappha's 2019-2020 Season Formed in 1991 by Artistic Director Tim Williams, Manchester-based ensemble Psappha specialises in the performance of work by living composers and in music of the 20th and 21st centuries. The ensemble …

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18th September: The Ivors Academy announces Gold Badge 2019 recipients, Anne-Sophie Mutter mit dem Kulturpreis Praemium Imperiale geehrt, Jonny Greenwood de Radiohead lance son label de musique classique

Wednesday 18th September '19

The Ivors Academy announces Gold Badge 2019 recipients The Ivors Academy has announced the first round of recipients collecting a Gold Badge at the 2019 ceremony, hosted by broadcaster Edith Bowman at The Savoy in London …

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17th September: BBC NOW appoints Lisa Tregale as director, Cello concert at the end in Neubrandenburg, Concerts without mobile phones

Tuesday 17th September '19

BBC NOW appoints Lisa Tregale as director The BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales has announced the appointment of Lisa Tregale as its new director, taking up the role in the New Year. Tregale is …

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16th September: LSO celebrates 20 years of LSO Live with new Apple Music collaboration, Countdown für Berlins größtes Symphonic Mob, La rentrée connectée de l’Opéra de Paris

Monday 16th September '19

LSO celebrates 20 years of LSO Live with new Apple Music collaboration The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) has today (13 September 2019) launched a new initiative that brings the themes of its 2019/20 season to Apple …

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13th September: Gramophone Awards 2019 Shortlist Announced, Neustart am Staatstheater Hannover mit zwei Frauen an der Spitze, Danny Elfman: le compositeur fétiche de Tim Burton à l’honneur à la Philharmonie

Friday 13th September '19

GRAMOPHONE AWARDS 2019 SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED Gramophone have revealed the top three recordings in the ten main categories for the annual Gramophone Classical Music Awards. The category winners will be announced on 1 October before the awards …

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12th September: PMLL Launches new licence of UK amateur choirs, Deezer startet Initiative, um Musikstreaming-Erlöse für Künstler*innen fairer zu gestalten, Pretty Yende, nouveau diamant de l’opéra

Thursday 12th September '19

PMLL LAUNCHES NEW LICENCE FOR UK AMATEUR CHOIRS The Printed Music Licensing Limited (PMLL), part of the MPA Group, is pleased to announce that it has launched its brand-new licence, the Amateur Choir Licence. Commencing on …

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WildKat PR welcomes Stuart Hancock

Wednesday 11th September '19

WildKat PR welcomes Stuart Hancock Stuart Hancock is an award-winning composer and orchestrator of film, television, commercial, theatre and concert music. Working out of his studio in London, Stuart has written music for 'We’re Going on …

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11th September: BBC Radio 3 strengthens neo-classical, early and jazz coverage, BBC National Orchestra of Wales appoints new conductor, Dvořáks ›Rusalka‹ konzertant zum Saisonauftakt des DSO, Une mise en bouche des célébrations Beethoven à Berlin

Wednesday 11th September '19

BBC Radio 3 strengthens neo-classical, early and jazz coverage A strong focus on neo-classical, early and jazz music will be among the additions to BBC Radio 3’s programming this autumn. The autumn schedule will contain four …

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10th September: Chorus of rage as ENO gives critics’ coveted extra tickets to young bloggers, The Alte Oper has a new director, Dorothée Oberlinger 1st woman to win the Telemann Prize

Tuesday 10th September '19

Chorus of rage as ENO gives critics’ coveted extra tickets to young bloggers English National Opera has won applause for its efforts to attract a wider and more diverse audience as it broadened its pool of …

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9th September: Edward Gardner extends contract with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra until 2023, Bernard Haitinks letztes konzert, Disparition de Roger Boutry

Monday 9th September '19

Edward Gardner extends contract with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra until 2023 Edward Gardner (pictured) will extend his contract with the Bergen Philharmonic by two years, until the summer of 2023. The orchestra’s CEO Bernt E Bauge said …

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WildKat PR welcomes Neon Dance

Friday 6th September '19

WildKat PR welcomes Neon Dance Neon Dance is an internationally renowned dance company that embraces a diverse and digital population. It is also a place where artists, partners and people can engage in experiences that are …

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6th September: Musicians’ Union calls for better deal for Edinburgh Tattoo musicians, Telemann-Preis an Flötistin Dorothee Oberlinger, Nomination : Louise Jeffreys à la direction du English National Opera

Friday 6th September '19

Musicians’ Union calls for better deal for Edinburgh Tattoo musicians   The Musicians’ Union (MU) is highlighting its concerns that the musicians engaged to perform in this year’s stage band at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (REMT) …

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We are hiring in Berlin!

Thursday 5th September '19

WildKat Berlin braucht Deine Unterstützung! WildKat PR sucht ab sofort eine/n Account Manager/in für Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit am Standort Berlin. Du begeisterst Dich für klassische Musik und Kulturprojekte und hast Lust, deine Kunden durch kreative Kampagnen …

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WildKat welcomes Listenpony

Thursday 5th September '19

Listenpony Listenpony was founded by composers William Marsey, Josephine Stephenson and Freya Waley-Cohen in 2012 with the desire to present performances of the music they love regardless of genre, collaborating with outstanding young musicians in beautiful …

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5th September: Soundfestival finale threatened by Brexit say organisers, Three emerging composers selected for ricordilab, The Orchestre de Paris reopens its doors

Thursday 5th September '19

Soundfestival finale threatened by Brexit, say organisers The organisers of Scotland’s soundfestival have stated that the festival’s finale weekend is under threat, following a Government debate on artist visas post Brexit. During the debate, Home Office …

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Augustine Noble – Sølvguttene & Sonat Vox

Wednesday 4th September '19

Augustine Noble - Sølvguttene & Sonat Vox We are delighted to say that we have begun working with Augustine Noble, an artist management and international concert touring company, who are bringing two excellent European choirs on UK tours …

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4th September: Casio and Bechstein announce new Grand Hybrid models, ESC brings Classical:Next into trouble, Massy Opera Orchestra celebrates its 30th anniversary

Wednesday 4th September '19

Casio and Bechstein announce new Grand Hybrid models Casio Music UK, in collaboration with C Bechstein, has today announced the release of two new models in the Celviano Grand Hybrid range. The GP-310 and GP-510 models …

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Military Wives Choirs

Tuesday 3rd September '19

Military Wives Choirs WildKat PR is thrilled to be working with The Military Wives Choirs, a charity who are passionate about bringing women in the military community closer together through singing! The Military Wives Choirs (MWC) is …

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3rd September: International Conference on Women’s Work in Music, Opus Klassik Prize winners 2019, French school year also began with music

Tuesday 3rd September '19

International Conference on Women’s Work in Music returns to Wales Performing rights organisation PRS for Music will bring experts from across the music industry to Bangor University in Wales this Friday 6 September. The International Conference on …

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Mac welcomes disability arts events fast forward festival, Alexander Pereira leaves Scala and moves to Florence, What is the future of the Conservatories in France?

Monday 2nd September '19

Mac welcomes disability arts events fast forward festival Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) and Bristol Music Trust have announced Fast Forward Festival, an event focused on inclusion within music education and the music industry. The festival will …

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Welcome to Ensemble Resonanz and Bryce Dessner!

Friday 30th August '19

WildKat freut sich auf die Zusammenarbeit mit dem einzigartigen Ensemble Resonanz und einem der gefragtesten amerikanischen Komponisten für zeitgenössische Musik, Bryce Dessner. Am 11. Oktober 2019 erscheint bei resonanzraum records das erste gemeinsame Album „Tenebre". Dieses …

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30th August: Bernard Haitink honoured by the VPO, Alexander Steinbeis gives up his post as orchestra director, How to educate your children in classical music?

Friday 30th August '19

Bernard Haitink, honoured by the VPO, has announced his retirement The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has presented the conductor Bernard Haitink with honorary membership of the orchestra. The presentation was made during rehearsals in Austria ahead of …

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South Korean sounds reissued in Berlin

Friday 30th August '19

Based on historical recordings presented through various media, including 16mm film installation, sound installation, video and photography, South Korean artist Youngho Lee sheds light on the development of the musical "rhythm" of the city of …

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29th August: Aurora Orchestra presents Symphonie fantastique, Walk through a panorama of French music, Radio Classique and Renaud Capuçon are preparing the start of the school year

Thursday 29th August '19

Aurora Orchestra presents Symphonie fantastique Orchestral Theatre concert Aurora Orchestra is to explore Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique as part of its Orchestral Theatre series, intertwining live orchestral performance with design, lighting, choreography and spoken word by actor …

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28th August: WildKat PR expands to the US, New Baroque Festival planned in Bayreuth, Aviel Cahn opens the doors of the Grand Théâtre to other forms of art

Wednesday 28th August '19

WildKat PR expands to the US International PR agency WildKat PR has today announced the opening of its new offices in New York and Los Angeles. The expansion follows the opening of the agency’s first international outposts …

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27th August: dip in the number of GCSE Music students, standing ovation for Plácido Domingo, Beethoven’s global anniversary launched at the Folle Journée

Tuesday 27th August '19

Charity, ISM notes a significant dip in the number of GCSE Music students The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) released worrying statistics yesterday that demonstrated a significant decrease in the amount of pupils studying GCSE music. The …

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WildKat announces the opening of its USA offices

Monday 26th August '19

We are delighted to today announce the opening of our new offices in New York and Los Angeles, along with two new WildKat appointments. A warm welcome goes out to Liza Prijatel Thors and Tim McKeough, …

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