10 January: Acosta named Birmingham Ballet Director, Handel House attracts 89,000 visitors, L’île de La Réunion crowned winners

Friday 10th January '20

Carlos Acosta named director of Birmingham Royal BalletWorld-renowned ballet dancer Carlos Acosta has been appointed as the new director of Birmingham Royal Ballet.The former principal dancer with The Royal Ballet said taking the role was …

13th November: Plácido Domingo withdraws from Tokyo Olympics events, Classical streaming now free and even easier – IDAGIO launches worldwide free version, Romanian Cristian Macelaru appointed as Conductor of the Orchestre National de France

Wednesday 13th November '19

Plácido Domingo withdraws from Tokyo Olympics eventsPlácido Domingo is withdrawing from all pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan, it was announced on Friday. The 78-year-old opera singer cited the ‘complexity’ of the planned theatrical performance.Domingo had …

29th October: WNO appoints new chair and board members, Anthony Bramall extends contract as chief conductor, Don Carlo’s premiere at the Opéra Bastille

Tuesday 29th October '19

WNO appoints new chair and board membersWelsh National Opera has announced the appointment of Yvette Vaughan Jones as chair of the board of directors. Described by WNO general director Aidan Lang as a ‘tremendous asset’ …

Bastille Day: composers and all things French!

Tuesday 14th July '15

In honour of Bastille Day, here at WildKat PR we have been taking a moment to reflect on all things French! Here are our favourite French composers and a few guilty pleasures...Composers1. DebussyDespite being born into …