Classical Music News – 6th June

Monday 6th 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!


Harrison Birtwistle: ‘I know how Stravinsky felt’

Ivan Hewett meets Harrison Birtwistle to discuss how he is sharing a bill with Ray Davies despite hating pop music.

Will the Garsington Opera survive in its new home?

Michael White discusses Garsington’s new auditorium.

Classical Music

Rare Mozart edition worth £3000 found in Reading charity shop

The early edition of Mozart Sonatas is being auctioned on Wednesday.

Young British Conductor Michael Francis takes charge of Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra

Michael Francis has been a double bass player in the LSO for ten years.

The Sunday Times

London Calling

Kasper Holten talks about his move from Copenhagen to the ROH.