Artist Interviews

Kate Whitley

Kate Whitley

The British composer on setting Malala Yousafzai's landmark UN speech

Alison Balsom

Alison Balsom

The British trumpeter on performing at the Royal Albert Hall's Love Classical festival

Q&A: Christopher Nupen

Q&A: Christopher Nupen

Ahead of a career retrospective at the Royal Albert Hall, documentarian Christopher Nupen talks to Rick Burin about crowdfunding, Chopin in Majorca, and his close friend Jacqueline du Pre.

Q&A: Sir Simon Rattle

Q&A: Sir Simon Rattle

The Berlin Philharmonic's conductor tells Rebecca Franks why Beethoven's symphonies remain a true test

Q&A: Fatma Said

Q&A: Fatma Said

Soprano Fatma Said on her first musical experiences and her NGA experience so far...

Classical Cellists at the BBC

Classical Cellists at the BBC

Julian Lloyd Webber tells us about the treasures he found in the BBC archives for his TV programme Classical Cellists at the BBC

Dancing the Sugar-Plum Fairy

Dancing the Sugar-Plum Fairy

Marianela Núñez of the Royal Ballet on tackling one of ballet’s best-loved roles

Rolston String Quartet

Rolston String Quartet

We meet the winners of this year's Banff International String Quartet Competition 

An interview with composer Judith Weir

An interview with composer Judith Weir

The Master of the Queen's Music talks about her work, the importance of commissions and what it's like to write for BBC ensembles

We meet... Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

We meet... Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

The appointment of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla as conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has generated huge excitement. As she makes her London debut with the orchestra, we share an excerpt of an exclusive interview by Helen Wallace

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