Blackwood to release their immersive debut album, Lost and Found, on September 24th

Friday 27th August '21

Pianist and Bass Clarinet Duo Blackwood to release their immersive debut album Lost and Found on September 24th, with their single "Lost and Found" Out TodayWith over two decades of musical synergy and experience together, …

24th May: Royal Academy of Music Set to Decolonise Their Collection, Lyon Opera Occupants Announcers Move On

Monday 24th May '21

Royal Academy of Music Set to Decolonise CollectionThe UK’s oldest conservatoire is considering moving on some of its collection of rare instruments as part of a decolonisation review of its 22,000-piece collection.Officials at the …

WildKat Recommends: Alexander Krupp

Sunday 27th September '20

Here at WildKat, we will be recommending five items that we have found inspiring, educational or enjoyable recently. Every Monday, a member of WildKat will recommend an Album, a Livestream or Concert, and three other …

29th July: Musical instruments, Salzburg Festival tickets, Carine Rolland, Rhiannon Giddens

Wednesday 29th July '20

Surge on spending on musical instruments brings music into lockdown homesMusical instrument sales have been impacted positively by coronavirus lockdown, a local music shop has reported. It’s one of the coronavirus clichés: that many people …

21st July: Orchestra of the Year Award 2020 Festival, Bayreuth Baroque Festival, Anna Netrebko and Natalie Dessay at ONB

Tuesday 21st July '20

Gramophone launches Orchestra of the Year Award 2020 FestivalGramophone is hosting a 10-day online festival focusing on the 10 nominated orchestras in the running for this year’s Orchestra of the Year Award. The Award is the only …

7th July: Youth Music launches £2m Incubator Fund, Bach Composition Prize, Roselyne Bachelot, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday 7th July '20

Youth Music launches £2m Incubator Fund with support from People's Postcode LotteryYouth Music has launched a £2 million Incubator Fund and a campaign to fix the music industry’s “diversity deficit”.In its new report, A Blueprint …

1st July: Ryedale Festival goes online, VOCES8 Foundation ‘Live From London’, Hamburg restarts cultural activities, breakfast at the Nice Opera House

Wednesday 1st July '20

Ryedale Festival goes online this year to create fantastic programme for fansIt will feature leading musicians including pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason, Yorkshire-born soprano Rowan Pierce, organist Anna Lapwood, cellist Abel Selaocoe and violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen amongst …

23rd June: Drive-in concerts, Night of Light, New director of Arte France

Tuesday 23rd June '20

UK promoters talk drive-in concertsA raft of live music bosses have spoken to Music Week about the potential of drive-in concerts as Live Nation prepare to host a series of shows across 12 venues in …

9th June: Domingo Hindoyan, any black musicians in classical music, concerts and operas in drive-in, Lizzo’s Powerhouse Flute Performance

Tuesday 9th June '20

Domingo Hindoyan announced as new chief conductor of Royal Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraHindoyan will take the helm in 2021 while Vasily Petrenko steps into the music director role at Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Domingo Hindoyan has been …

26th May: Riccardo Muti, Austria restarts cultural life, artists return to the concert halls without audience, Live Performance Producers Are Giving Up on 2020

Tuesday 26th May '20

Riccardo Muti leads return of classical musicRiccardo Muti will lead Italy’s first public post-lockdown concert. On 21 June the Italian maestro takes to the stage with the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra for the opening concert …

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