Classical Music News – 1st June

Wednesday 1st 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!


Nico Muhly: Strings and stabbings

Tom Service speaks to the composer about his first opera which is based on a Manchester knife attack.


Blame the Proms for the rise of the infuriating ukulele

Michael White says that there has been a rise in ukulele sales.


Opera stars pull out of tour of Japan over radiation fears

Anna Netrebko and Joseph Calleja pulled out of the Met tour.

Classical Music

WNO Oboist granted second tribunal hearing over unfair dismissal claim

Oboist was sacked after 34 years of playing with the orchestra.