Angel Blue makes her debut at the Paris Opera

Monday 27th June '22

The American soprano will be Marguerite in Charles Gounod's Faust from June 28th to July 13rdBorn in California, Angel Blue studied music at UCLA. She opened the 2019-2020 season of the Metropolitan Opera in New …

15th March: Stolen Stradivarius’ & Robert Murray withdraws from ENO’s Partenope

Wednesday 15th March '17

In today's classical news: Roman Totenberg’s stolen Stradivarius is reintroduced by Mira Wang, and PRS for Music celebrates the first birthday of its Member Anti-Piracy System. Duelling’ violin brothers Vladimir & Anton discuss the lost art …

The Goethe – Schubert Affinity

Monday 2nd November '15

Schubert (1797 - 1828) wrote over 600 Lieder, some of which became immediately popular, whilst others remained unknown until after his death. Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, composers including Schumann, Brahms, Wolf and Richard …

The Crackle, ROH, Tim Murray

Saturday 5th April '14

Tonight, Saturday 5th April, Tim Murray will be conducting the opening night performance of pioneering sound artist Matthew Herbert's The Crackle at the Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House. Herbert adapts Faust's legend; when a stranger offers a music teacher …

The WildKats Discuss Favourites From the Royal Opera House 2013/2014 Season

Friday 15th March '13

Earlier this week, the Royal Opera House announced their exciting programme for the 2013/2014 season, which can be seen here, generating a discussion in the office about how we choose which operas we would like …

ACCENTUS Music release Liszt Piano Concertos with Daniel Barenboim and Pierre Boulez

Wednesday 18th January '12

The new trailer for the ACCENTUS music production of Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez and the Staatskapelle Berlin’s performance at the Philharmonie, Essen, is available to view on YouTube now. The programme is composed of:Franz Liszt:Concerto …

11th January – A double dose of Plácido Domingo plus money woes overcome

Wednesday 11th January '12

LA TimesL.A. Opera Makes Early $7-Million Payment On Country Loan.Plácido Domingo and other leaders of Los Angeles Opera appeared before the L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to announce that the company has paid …

19th December – The playwright who led a revolution, and a classical music revolution under Waterloo Station

Monday 19th December '11

GramophoneHildegard Of Bingen To Be Canonised And Admitted As A Doctor Of The Church.Pope Benedict XVI celebrates the 12th-century mystic and composer.SuperconductorSinger's Fall Stops Faust.Wendy White suffers fall during Saturday evening performance.Arts Journal: Slipped DiscBarefoot …

Classical Music News – 19th September

Monday 19th 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.LA TimesCultural Exchange: The diplomatic view of classical musicUS State Department cables released …

WildKat’s Unmissables

Monday 27th September '10

What? Khatia Buniatishvili, pianoWhere? Wigmore HallWhen? Monday 1st November 13.00 (click to purchase tickets!)This light, lunchtime concert will be a cultural way to begin your month and first week of November. The repertoire …