Artist Interviews

Frank Peter Zimmermann

After 18 years the German violinist has returned to the Sibelius Violin Concerto. He tells us why

Martin Fröst

The Swedish clarinettist has delved into his encores library for his new disc ‘Fröst and Friends’. He tells us about it

Kit Downes

Pianist Kit Downes, who has been selected in the jazz category for this year’s Mercury Prize, discusses his nominated album Golden

John Wilson

After the huge success of the MGM Musicals Prom in 2009, the British conductor tells us about celebrating Rodgers and Hammerstein 

Stefan Knüpfer

Unsung hero and star of the film Pianomania, piano tuner Stefan Knüpfer tells us about his search for the perfect keyboard sound

Christine Tobin

The jazz vocalist has teamed up with pianist Liam Noble to produce an album based on Carole King’s iconic 1971 record Tapestry

Simon Trpčeski

Performing Rachmaninov's Piano Concertos is a great responsibility, says Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski 

Iain Ballamy

UK saxophonist Iain Ballamy is a key ingredient in the improvised jazz ensemble Food, which has just released its sixth album as a debut
on ECM

Peter Boyer

Peter Boyer is a lifelong follower of the Boston Pops Orchestra. He tells us about his commission to celebrate its 125th anniversary with a work about the lives of the Kennedy brothers

Natalie Clein

The cellist has turned to Zoltan Kodály for her latest CD. She tells us about the challenges of the Hungarian’s music for solo cello

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