28th March: Trafalgar Square hosts classical concert, terrorism and trauma inspire a new opera, and St Paul’s Cathedral announce American series

Wednesday 28th March '18

In today's news: Sir Simon Rattle will conduct classical concert in Trafalgar Square, September 11th inspired opera debuted in Australia, St Paul's Cathedral announce American concert series, Santa Rosa Symphony chooses its next Music Director: …

31st October: Antarctic music project, Amaury Coeytaux & Dresden Symphony Orchestra’s performance cancelled in Istanbul

Monday 31st October '16

Classical News In today's classical news round-up, read about how a composer is to create music based on Antarctic ice data, which he will use infra-gravity sound wave data and convert it into a range we can …

14th September: Olding stepping down from SSO, BPO’s new Director & Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2016

Wednesday 14th September '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Olding is stepping down as concertmaster of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is appointing new Director of Orchestra and Hall Operations. Also, The Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2016 …

8th September: Sleep-overs at Sydney Opera, new principals for SCO & pro-EU protest at Proms

Thursday 8th September '16

Classical News In today's news, the Sydney Opera House proposed to allow sleep-overs, three new front desk string players for Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Elizabeth Fayette appointed Vega String Quartet first violinist. Also, pro-EU protest planned for Last …

1st September: Scottish Opera presents dementia-friendly performance, Yamaha offers upgrade & Dubai Opera aims to rival Sydney

Thursday 1st September '16

Classical News In our classical news today, Scottish Opera presents UK’s first dementia-friendly performance, Yamaha offers upgrade to Silent or TransAcoustic pianos, and Dubai aims to rival Sydney with opening of new opera house. Also, Spotify is starting …

5th March: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to retire, conductor asks audience to use mobile phones, and Richard Itter has died

Wednesday 5th March '14

Classic FM OnlineDame Kiri Te Kanawa to retire from opera stage?New Zealand opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has suggested that she will retire from the opera stage, on the eve of her 70th birthday.Leonard …

November 7th: $20,000 prize for dramatic sopranos, child composer tops classical charts & Gergiev defends himself in new statement

Thursday 7th November '13

LimelightElizabeth Connell bequeaths $20,000 prize for dramatic sopranosThe late, great soprano, Elizabeth Connell, has bequeathed enough money in her Will to fund a $20,000 prize in her name especially for dramatic sopranos. The inaugural competition …

WildKat PR annouces Opera Australia and CinemaLive as a new client

Thursday 22nd March '12

WildKat PR are pleased to announce their partnership with Opera Australia and Cinema Live for Spring / Summer 2012.Opera Australia, Australia’s premier opera company, is broadcasting its productions to cinemas across the UK, starting with …