Every day the WildKat team scan the newspapers and blogs online to bring you a digested list of the day’s classical music.
Die Schöne Müllerin/Christian Gerhaher, Wigmore Hall, review
Gerhaher’s presence on the platform is quiet and modest and by being the music’s servant, he also became its master.
How the Royal Opera House helped a suburb find its voice
Rob Sharp visits a community choir as it takes the stage at Covent Garden
Nikolai Lugansky signs to Naïve
Russian pianist begins deal with a Liszt recital
Jessica Duchen Blog Spot
It’s wonderful when they name a day after your musical heroine and make it an annual event. Today at the National Gallery it is Myra Hess Day.
Norman Lebrecht Slipped Disk
His biggest impact was with the Mike Oldfield album that launched the Virgin label in 1973. David Bedford orchestrated and conducted the richer-sounding album that followed two years later.
How the great symphonies became our soundtrack to a changing world
This autumn the BBC will present a landmark season of TV and radio programmes to show how music has provided a rousing accompaniment to the march of history for 250 years