3rd November: £150,000 awards announced for civic arts organisations, Fusion at the Centre national de la Musique, Michael Becker tested positive for covid-19

Tuesday 3rd November '20

£150,000 awards announced for civic arts organisationsThe Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and King’s College London have launched £150,000 of awards for civic arts organisations. Offering one award of £100,000 and two of £25,000, the awards aim …

31st October: SOLT and UK Theatre election manifesto calls for more commitment to drama education, Paris: Auction for rare Mozart portrait,

Thursday 31st October '19

SOLT and UK Theatre election manifesto calls for more commitment to drama educationIn the face of the upcoming election, the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre have released a manifesto that calls for future …

20th March: Cheese tastes better with Mozart, Blackheath Conservatoire presents outreach programme and Heidelberger Frühling theme announced

Wednesday 20th March '19

Scientists are playing classical music to cheese to make it taste better Playing music to cheese gives it a stronger flavour, a team of scientists and cheese experts has found. Cheese is mostly about the perfect marriage …

13th April: St John’s impending closure, RPO honour victims of Gallipoli, and updates on James Levine’s lawsuit

Friday 13th April '18

In today's news: St John's cash reserves are running out, RPO honour victims of Gallipoli, Director of the Berlin Volksbühne gives up his post, James Levine attempts to restore his reputation while lawsuit carries on, "Europäische Wochen" …

Welcoming pianist Leonie Rettig

Friday 12th August '16

Leonie Rettig is one of the most interesting young pianists of her generation. The twenty-five-year-old pianist offers persuasive and profound interpretations of a wide variety of musical styles. Her extensive repertoire includes works ranging from …

Welcoming back Kimiko Ishizaka

Monday 1st August '16

After having previously worked with Kimiko Ishizaka on her Goldberg Variations project, WildKat PR are delighted to welcome back this talented pianist."A gifted and obviously devoted Bachian” (James R. Oestreich, New York Times), Kimiko Ishizaka …

10th December: British Composer Award winners, ENO defends cuts & Kasper Holton to leave ROH

Thursday 10th December '15

Classical News In today's news, English National Opera defends the need for cuts, The China National Traditional Orchestra seeks young fans for classical music and Kasper Holten has announced he is to leave ROH. Also, the …

A busy week in discussions over arts funding

Friday 27th November '15

This week, the classical music news has been dominated by articles concerning arts funding. Here is a summary of the latest developments and who has been talking about the changes which could have such a …

The path of Sibelius, #150th anniversary

Thursday 8th October '15

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)This video takes us on a journey through the Finnish landscape which inspired his music. Erkki Korhonen talks of the "landscape which …

Immerse yourself in culture with Ensemble Perpetuo

Monday 16th March '15

WildKat PR are delighted to be working with Ensemble Perpetuo on their production Cityscapes: an immersive cultural experience in London.Ensemble Perpetuo is an exciting, new collective that is made up of top UK musicians and …

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