7th January: Classical music still dominated by white men, violinist sues repairman for snapping $80k bow and Naxos launches new high-definition music streaming and download service
Wednesday 7th January '15
Classical News GuardianClassical music in 2014 - still dominated by dead white men's music performed by living white menBachtrack’s statistics, and Christina Scharff’s research, prove yet again that the classical music industry needs to changeClassic FMViolinist …Read
WildKat PR are Tumbling!
Tuesday 6th January '15
Today in the WildKat PR office the hot topic of conversation has been 2014's fastest growing social network - Tumblr.After reading PR Daily's '7 reasons you should pay attention to Tumblr right now' we have …Read
Classical Music’s Top 10…
Wednesday 10th December '14
We had a good giggle in the WildKat PR office yesterday trying to guess the top 10 most discussed UK topics, global topics and check ins on Facebook as reported by The Telegraph. However, the …Read
12th September- Last Night of the Proms caught in the middle of Scottish Referendum debate and Edward Gardner’s last season at the ENO
Friday 12th September '14
Classical NewsThe TelegraphDame Vera Lynn urges UK to 'stay together'Dame Vera Lynn is the latest star to sign the better together campaign, ahead of the Scottish referendum.The TelegraphBritannia saves the dayThe Telegraph suggests that it …Read
2nd September: James Rhodes ‘Don’t Stop the Music’, New MD at Helsinki Philharmonic and Stradivarius violin up for auction.
Tuesday 2nd September '14
Classical News The GuardianPianist tackles 'shocking state' of school music lessonsIt is likely that pianist James Rhodes will be a face that you see a lot in the coming week, ahead of his Channel 4 show …Read
27th August- Classical stars at iTunes festival, James Conlon quits Ravinia Festival and the future of Deutsche Grammophon.
Wednesday 27th August '14
Classical News Classic FMiTunes Festival 2014: Nicola Benedetti, Alison Balsom and Miloš announcedThe iTunes Festival, a free month long music festival at the Roundhouse, will play host to some of the finest and most popular classical …Read
The Berkeley Ensemble, New Cobbett Prize 2014.
Friday 22nd August '14
WildKat PR are happy to announce the return of The Berkeley Ensemble to the client roster. The Berkeley Ensemble, a collective of Southbank Sinfonia musicians formed in 2008, have partnered with Resonus Classics to provide …Read
18th August- Benedict Mason prom, Frans Bruggen obituary and composers work undervalued.
Monday 18th August '14
Classical News The TelegraphBBC Proms 2014: Benedict Mason premiere, review: 'breathtaking'The big reveal of Benedict Mason’s latest BBC commission was unlike anything the proms had seen. With musicians spread around the hall and the arena being …Read
“Those orchestras that are flexible will survive; the rigid ones won’t. The same thing happened to dinosaurs, I think.”
Wednesday 13th August '14
While the extinction of the dinosaurs may have had something to do with a meteor, it is likely that the decline of orchestras is down to just as many debatable factors. From financial climate change, …Read
13th August- Orchestra ‘adapt or die’, crowd-funding for the arts, music improves reading and language.
Wednesday 13th August '14
Classical News The TimesIván Fischer: Symphony orchestras have only a few decades leftIvan Fischer gives orchestras of the twenty-first century the prognosis of ‘adapt or die’.Guardian How to crowdfund your next arts project – live chatA live …Read