Artist Interviews

Gareth Malone

The choirmaster and presenter is on a mission to recruit teenagers for a Glyndebourne opera chorus in his new BBC Two series

Alexander Melnikov

The Russian pianist describes recording Shostakovich’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 

Mahan Esfahani

The American harpsichordist on his reverence for Bach and recording Poulenc's Concert champêtre

Django Bates

The jazz composer, famous for his part in 1980s free jazz ensemble Loose Tubes, pays tribute to Charlie Parker in his new piano trio album Belovèd Bird

Danielle de Niese

The American soprano on mixing opera and reality TV for BBC Four's Diva Diaries

Augustin Hadelich

On the eve of his UK debut, the German violinist talks about the challenges of finding the right violin to play

Freddy Kempf

The British pianist recalls the challenges of recording Prokofiev's Second and Third Concertos 

Andrew Nethsingha

As the choir of St John’s College, Cambridge releases a disc of choral works by Howells, choirmaster Andrew Nethsingha talks to

Magnus Lindberg

As the Finnish composer’s first major choral work makes its CD debut, he talks about how Pompeii inspired his composition

Gunther Schuller

The American composer and creator of the 'third stream', where atonal music met experimental jazz, talks to Helen Wallace 

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