ICMA (International Classical Music Awards) – Awards for Accentus Music, Simone Menezes and the Bamberg Symphony with Jakub Hrůša

Wednesday 18th January '23

Today the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announced the winners of 26 awards for the 2023 edition, including two releases from WildKat’s roster.Congratulations to the Leipzig label Accentus Music who have won …

March 12th – March 18th: Britain’s Big Platinum Performance , Funding for German Orchestras, France’s Music Market, LA Opera and Hamburg Ballet Join Forces

Friday 18th March '22

Classic FM Opens Britain's Big Platinum Performance CompetitionClassical music radio station Classic FM will work with UK leisure-time music organisation Making Music this year to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with the Britain's Big Platinum Performance competition. Professional recordings of …

Verbier Festival announces Mainstage programme for 2022

Thursday 9th December '21

The 29th edition of the Festival features a host of classical music legends returning to the Swiss Alps alongside future talent.Approaching its 30th anniversary in 2023 and affirming its position in the topflight of the …

20th May: Deutsche Grammophon launches streaming service, Isata Kanneh-Mason performs with LMM, Dresden Philharmonic starts 1:1 CONCERTS, Sanitary recommendations for Concert Halls, Paul Shelden passes away

Wednesday 20th May '20

Deutsche Grammophon launches a new streaming service todayDeutsche Grammophon today launches a new online destination for classical music lovers called Deutsche Gramophone Premium. Drawing on the content and experience of the company’s bonus-content site myDG, …

Joan Valent releases Poetic Logbook II EP

Friday 28th February '20

Joan Valent releases Poetic Logbook II EPWildKat is excited to be working with Mallorcan composer Joan Valent on the release of his newest recording, Poetic Logbook II, a companion to Poetic Logbook which was released …

1st February: Royal Opera House leads shortlist for International Opera Awards, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla signs to Deutsche Grammophon

Friday 1st February '19

Royal Opera House leads shortlist for International Opera AwardsThe International Opera Awards has announced the finalists for its 2019 awards. The annual event celebrates achievements in opera around the world, recognising excellence in categories including …

August 23rd: Liszt’s lost opera: ‘beautiful’ work finally brought to life after 170 years, For all Bach fans, Yo-Yo Ma can now be yours to command as the latest add-on to Alexa

Thursday 23rd August '18

In today's news: Liszt’s lost opera: 'beautiful' work finally brought to life after 170 years. Robert Trevino named Malmö Symphony's Chief Conductor. Deutsche Grammophon's president talks about their new partnership with Apple Music. For all …

23rd July: How to “Prom”, is clapping acceptable in classical music?

Monday 23rd July '18

In today's news: Should people clap between movements, and does it matter? Sergei Babayan signed to Deutsche Grammophon, and top tips for attending the Proms. Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele sees audience numbers increase. Women in the history …

13th June: Deutsche Grammophon’s 120th anniversary plans, composer Alexis Ffrench on what classical music can learn from hip hop

Wednesday 13th June '18

In today's news: Ivan Hewett on composer Simon Holt, Alexis Ffrench contends that classical music should learn from hip hop, and Deutsche Grammophon unveil 120th anniversary plans. Moreover, the recording of Jonas Kaufmann’s intense Otello debut …

8th June: Lost John Coltrane album discovered, composer Thea Musgrave is awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music

Friday 8th June '18

In today’s news: Lost John Coltrane recording from 1963 to be released, Scottish composer is awarded with Queen’s Medal for Music, the Mayor of London has created a map of the music facilities across London, Shanghai …

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