Classical Music News -16th June

Thursday 16th June 2011

Every day the WildKat team scan newspapers, websites and blogs for interesting classical music news, and now we’ve decided to publish our lists so that you can get a classical music news summary each day. If you’ve read anything interesting each day that we’ve missed do feel free to comment and let us know!

BBC News

London 2012: Cultural Olympiad to feature Music Nation

Weekend festival Music Nation will take place in March next year as part of the Cultural Olympiad.


Nico Muhly: ‘Wearing a mask frees you to say anything’

Ivan Hewett meets ‘the hottest young composer around’.


Is pianistic perfection all that it’s cracked up to be?

Tom Service thinks note-perfect performances are unrealisable.

Classical Music

BBC SO goes ‘Out + About’ – to the Westfield Shopping Centre

The outreach project linked to the BBC Proms will see the orchestra also performing in the Natural History Museum and Waterloo Station.