4th July: Nelsons backs out of Bayreuth, Carole King returns to stage & festivals struggle

Monday 4th July '16

Classical News In today's news, Andris Nelsons pulled out of conducting at Bayreuth Festival, Carole King makes stage return after 27 years & the Telegraph questions whether music festivals actually make enough money. Also, massive attacks after …

27th June: New director of Aix-en-Provence Festival, apps for band success & prodigy Alma Deutscher

Monday 27th June '16

Classical News In our news today, Pierre Audi has been named the next director of the Aix-en-Provence Festival in southern France, Kip Winger, known for his late 1980s rock anthems, announces a new classical album, and …

24th June: Music industry reacts to Brexit, Syrian Orchestra at Glastonbury & new partnership for RCS

Friday 24th June '16

Classical News In today's news, Glastonbury starts with an opening by the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, the music business reacts to Brexit & the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland announces a new partnership with Dumfries House. Also, electronic …

22nd June: Glastonbury, lower blood pressure with Mozart & Opera North’s Brexit fears

Wednesday 22nd June '16

Classical News In today's news, legendary Glastonbury festival starts today and pays tribute to David Bowie with its first classical headline act & studies reveal that Mozart's music lowers blood pressure even more than silence does. Also, Opera …

20th June: Study about how music evokes goosebumps, Artist of the Year voting now open & musical grass portraits

Monday 20th June '16

Classical News In our news today, a recent brain scan study provides clues how music pieces can evoke goosebumps, the voting for the 2016 Artist of the Year in the Gramophone Classical Music Awards is now …

5th May: Opera singer performs during scan, NHS choir signs film deal & Glastonbury honours Bowie and Prince

Thursday 5th May '16

Classical News In today's news, a video of an opera singer performing during a scan revealed, NHS choir that beat Justin Bieber to the UK's Christmas number one spot in 2015 signs film deal & Glastonbury's …

WildKat PR’s Summer Sizzlers: The Hottest Music Festivals This Year

Thursday 28th June '12

As summer approaches (very slowly, through all these grey clouds), an air of excitement surrounds the world of classical music: the festival season is here!  Whether at home in the UK or elsewhere in Europe …

Where do you want to see classical music?

Friday 2nd July '10

After a weekend at Glastonbury Festival, we felt there was a little something missing. For a festival which strives to showcase all art forms, a classical music presence was sadly lacking.So, we would like to …