Classical Music News – 30th June

Thursday 30th 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!


Laurent Pelly on ‘Cendrillon’ at the Royal Opera House

Laurent Pelly explains the magic of the French version of Cinderella to to Jasper Rees.

Classical concerts are too sacred for their own good.  Only the Proms always gets it right

An article by James Rhodes about classical music’s relevance.

Classical Music

Lehman Collection of original manuscripts on sale for $135m

The collection contains around 200 original scores including works by Debussy and Ravel.


Gramophone Awards 2011: Judging process gets underway

There are now 646 recordings in 15 categories and the Gramophone Awards will take place later this year.