25th February: Applications open for online NYOS 2021, Initiative “Stand Up for the Arts”, Complete list of winners of the Victoires de la musique classique 2021

Thursday 25th February '21

Applications are open for online NYOS Training Ensembles 2021Young players aged 8 – 14 can now apply to the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland (NYOS) Training Ensembles 2021, this year taking place online between 26 …

July 31st: Wigmore Hall announces live audiences, The many fears surrounding the Austrian culture scene, Andrea Bocelli causes Scandal

Friday 31st July '20

Live audiences to return to London’s Wigmore HallFrom 13 September to 1 November, Wigmore Hall is reopening its doors to live audiences. The seven-week-long concert series will involve at least 60 concerts with auditorium capacity …

16th May: Rewards for violinist Carolin Widmann and baritone Christian Gerhaher

Tuesday 16th May '17

In today’s news: Dutch pianist experiences sudden fame on Spotify, listen to Putin's piano performance and Queen Elizabeth Competition announced semi-finalists. Carolin Widmann and baritone Christian Gerhaher receive Bavarian State Prize for Music, and Martin Fröst …

BBC Music Magazine Awards: Success for Accentus!

Thursday 20th April '17

Last night, Kat, Olivia, James and Eliza attended the BBC Music Magazine Awards at Kings Place in London.After a couple of glasses of fizz, we began the awards ceremony.  Oliver Condy, Editor of BBC Music …

14th October: Gerhaher receives Wigmore Medal, result of CIMCF Composers’ Competition & dispute of Mingazzi’s viola

Friday 14th October '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Christian Gerhaher has been presented with a Wigmore Medal in recognition of his long-standing relationship with Wigmore Hall. Cornwall’s International Male Choral Festival Composers’ Competition announced its winner. Also, Berlin …

8th May:Lesley Garrett records appeal for Help Musicians UK, Is playing from memory a party trick or a musical revelation? And Tête à Tête announces 2015 opera festival.

Friday 8th May '15

Classical News In today's news Richard Morrison asks if playing from memory is a gimmick or a bold feat of collective virtuosity ahead of the Aurora Orchestra's BBC Proms concerts. Lesley Garrett is to record an …

Daniel Hope, “Refuge in Music”

Thursday 3rd October '13

Daniel Hope’s extraordinary DVD “Refuge in Music” will be released later this month. The film tells the story of two musicians, Alice Herz-Sommer (109) and Coco Schumann (89) who survived the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Kept …

We made it! January 2013 – WildKat’s busiest month to date!

Monday 4th February '13

 The WildKats have been especially busy this January with a number of exciting events to both organise and attend, accompanied by numerous previews, reviews and interviews from national newspapers to specialist classical music press. Let's …

Classical Music News – 4th October

Tuesday 4th October '11

Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music.The TelegraphDie Schöne Müllerin/Christian Gerhaher, Wigmore Hall, reviewGerhaher’s presence on the platform is quiet …

Classical Music News – 21st September

Wednesday 21st September '11

Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music news.The TimesSt Matthew Passion at the Olivier, London SE1Expect shreds and patches in …