18th November: Laurence Cummings is new director for AAM, First woman honored with Bach Medal, Twelve finalists for the Basel competition

Wednesday 18th November '20

Academy of Ancient Music appoints Laurence Cummings as new music directorThe Academy of Ancient Music has announced Laurence Cummings as its new music director, effective from the 2021/22 season.Conductor and harpsichordist Laurence Cummings has previously …

22nd October: UK Music diversity taskforce calls to dump BAME acronym, Difficult start for conservatoires, A forest for Bach

Thursday 22nd October '20

UK Music diversity taskforce calls on industry to dump 'outdated and offensive' BAME acronymIn an official press release, UK Music’s Diversity Taskforce said that – following wide-ranging discussions across the music industry and after holding a …

9th October: Lambeth Black History Month events, Würzburg Bach Festival cancelled, In Tours, the Autumn Concerts start tomorrow!

Friday 9th October '20

Lambeth Black History Month events, 1st October – 19th October 2020For countless generations, people of African and Caribbean descent have been shaping the UK’s story, and Black History Month provides a fantastic opportunity to celebrate …

17th October: Víkingur Ólafsson named Gramophone Artist of the Year 2019, Grafenegg Festival: Buchbinder contract extended until 2024, The creation of the Centre National de la Musique (CNM) validated by French Parliament

Thursday 17th October '19

Víkingur Ólafsson named Gramophone Artist of the Year 2019Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson has been named Artist of the Year 2019 at the Gramophone Awards in London. His album Johann Sebastian Bach was singled out …

WildKat PR welcomes guitarist Alessandro Paganelli!

Thursday 14th December '17

WildKat PR is delighted to welcome guitarist Alessandro Paganelli to our portfolio of artists.Born in the little town of Livorno, Tuscany, Alessandro grew up in a house filled with music: his father played guitar in …

21th November: British opera director accused of sexually misconduct, events app Jubal goes online, organist Michel Chapius is dead.

Tuesday 21st November '17

In today's news: David Lewis leaves Opera Australia after child sexual abuse allegations, classical music events app Jubal goes online, ECM Records makes entire catalogue available on streaming platforms. Also, San Francisco Opera presents the world premiere …

Barockmusik des 21. Jahrhunderts mit Marina Baranova

Friday 26th August '16

Heute erscheint das neue Album der Pianistin und Komponistin Marina Baranova bei Berlin Classics. Hypersuites sind „akustische Remixe barocker Meister“ und höchst persönliche musikalische Dialoge zwischen der Künstlerin und ihren Lieblingskomponisten. Dadurch werden neue, ungeahnte …

22nd August: Kristjan Järvi first non-sport Olympic ambassador, Gramophone Award category winners announced & experimental music festival takes over Darwin military tunnel

Monday 22nd August '16

Classical News In our news today, the Estonian Olympic Committee appoints Kristjan Järvi as first non-sport Olympic ambassador, Gramophone Classical Music Awards reveals 2017 category winners, and experimental music festival takes over Darwin military tunnel. Also, …

Welcoming back Kimiko Ishizaka

Monday 1st August '16

After having previously worked with Kimiko Ishizaka on her Goldberg Variations project, WildKat PR are delighted to welcome back this talented pianist."A gifted and obviously devoted Bachian” (James R. Oestreich, New York Times), Kimiko Ishizaka …

14th July: Proms 2016 highlights, new BBC iWonder guide & Bach manuscript sells for £2.5 million

Thursday 14th July '16

Classical News In today's news, The Guardian's pick of what not to miss at the Proms, a new BBC iWonder guide explores how playing an instrument can improve one’s life, and Guildhall School appoints Lynne Williams …

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