Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music news.
The Southbend Tribune
Composer bows to the outcry over ‘WTC 9/11’ cover image
For the cover of the premiere recording of his searing piece “WTC 9/11” Steve Reich selected an image of the burning World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001: a stark image of horror.
The Arts Journal
Maestro bounces back from long sick leave
Seiji Ozawa is back in action, and on top form…
Skovhus/Vladar at Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh – review
Skovhus is among the world’s most uncompromising singers: anyone expecting something sedate or safe must have had an almighty shock listening to this.
BBC Proms 2011: Comedy Prom, Albert Hall, review
The crafty Tim Minchin proved as reassuringly middle-class as the staunchest Prom aficionado could wish at his Comedy Prom.
Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2011 – shortlists announced!
Find out which discs are competing for Recording of the Year.