17th July: Kensington Symphony Orchestra announcement, The new generation Inside the rejuvenated classical sector, Theater Konstanz: Danger of collapse…

Wednesday 17th July '19

Kensington Symphony Orchestra announces 2019/20 season Kensington Symphony Orchestra has announced its programme for 2019/20, the orchestra’s 64th season. The 2019/20 programme continues the KSO’s longstanding commitment to contemporary music. Highlights include works by Anna Clyne …

5th June: Writing opera today, new production to premiere at Glyndebourne, Violinist Sofiá Gómez Alberto wins award

Tuesday 5th June '18

In today’s news: Composers tell Neil Fisher how to write a contemporary opera, a new community production by Howard Moody will premiere at Glyndebourne, and the Cumnock Tryst Festival returns this October. The Singapore Symphony …

17th May: the effects of music on our body & winner of the Rheinsberg composition award

Wednesday 17th May '17

In today’s news: How music influences our body chemistry, and the Cumnock Tryst programme 2017 is announced. Roy Budd's original version of the Phantom of the Opera. Marina Khorkova receives Berlin-Rheinsberg compositions award, and Axel Kober …

9th December: Menuhin centenary, Christopher Brooks prize & cuts threaten ENO

Wednesday 9th December '15

Classical News In today's news, The Arts Council Ireland is suffering from 'unnecessarily damaging' cuts, Classic FM is to mark the centenary of Yehudi Menuhin with a 20-part series, and opera stars warn that cuts 'threaten to destroy' …

30th October: Weir commission, Opera on the iPad & NYCGB’s PRS award

Friday 30th October '15

Classical News In today's news, Judith Weir has her first major commission as Master of the Queen's Music, the British Composer Awards 2015 shortlist is announced, and Royal College of Music will acquire the English National Ballet …

27th January: Boy with no arms plays trumpet, Classical Grammy Award winners, and challenging ‘fat lady sings’ parody

Monday 27th January '14

BBC News Orchestras 'still hostile to women' Although there are hundreds of female musicians, very few orchestras have female directors and conductors Limelight Magazine Classical Grammy Awards 2014 Australian Chamber Orchestra and Dawn Upshaw head the impressive list of this …

9th October: Drastic change for Financial Times, Naxos Christmas app, and Berlin for musical capital

Wednesday 9th October '13

The Guardian Financial Times to move to single global print edition The Financial Times is to institute path-breaking changes to the production of its printed newspaper that appear to be the penultimate step towards becoming a digital-only publication Gramophone Naxos to …

Emily Howard’s premiere of ‘Calculus of the Nervous System’ at the BBC Proms welcomes wide-spread praise

Tuesday 11th September '12

Emily Howard’s eagerly awaited UK premiere of her orchestral work, Calculus of the Nervous System, was a tremendous success at the BBC Proms on 21st August 2012. The piece was first premiered in Vienna by the ORF …

21st Mar: Schubert, South by Southwest and speech music

Wednesday 21st March '12

The Guardian Portrait Of The Artist: James MacMillan 'My high point? Writing a piece for Celtic FC: my heart filled with pride'. Schubert: Ferocious, Tender, Sublime Schubert's short, prolific career changed history. As Radio 3 devotes a season to …


Monday 31st January '11

This February is packed with exciting musical performances in all genres, and the WildKat PR team have picked their favourites for this week's Unmissables: What? Violin and Piano Lunchtime Concert Where? St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, EC4Y …