Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music news.
Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s 1968 opera The Passenger, based on a novel by Zofia Posmysz, has a grim authenticity, says Richard Morrison.
Pop/classical crossover is a ‘banana skin’ but Tori Amos makes it look easy, says Lucy Jones.
Seventy five years after the piece was written and premiered, Stephen Hough thinks the composer would be happy and content to know how much his music and this piece is loved.
This last weekend Michael White managed to hear something British audiences the week before did not, except with difficulty: the Israel Philharmonic, uninterrupted. Unfortunately, he was left feeling underwhelmed.
Daniel Hope has a new radio documentary coming up about a German-Brazilian violinist who was convicted of spying in the First World War and executed in the Tower of London. Norman Lebrecht reports.