Artist Interviews

Marshall Allen

Saxophonist Marshall Allen, now 85, has played in Sun Ra’s Arkestra since the late 1950s. Now at the helm, he tells Neil McKim about the Arkestra’s latest live album

Peter Maxwell Davies

The British composer has been celebrating his 75th birthday with a production of his ambitious opera, Taverner. It's a work that had a far from auspicious start, as he explains

Vassily Primakov

Dvorák's only Piano Concerto may be fiendish to play, but it's worth the effort, says pianist Vassily Primakov

Yevgeny Sudbin

Medtner is more than a second-rate Rachmaninov, says the Russian pianist as he releases his CD of Rachmaninov’s Fourth Concerto, and Medtner’s Second Concerto

Jan Garbarek

The legendary European saxophonist has been at the forefront of the ECM label’s output since 1970. Neil McKim asks him about his latest live album 

 

 

James Ehnes

The virtuoso Canadian violinist, featured on our December cover CD, talks of his life-long relationship with Prokofiev’s music

Nathaniel Facey

The alto saxophonist tells us how the Brit-jazz quartet Empirical have been inspired by the 1960s jazz legend Eric Dolphy

Ashley Wass

As he releases his recording of Vaughan Williams's Piano Concerto, the British pianist tells us why he enjoys performing little-known gems

Wayne Marshall

The virtuoso organist talks to us as he prepares to play the mighty Willis organ at the Royal Albert Hall on 21 October

Menahem Pressler

The leading German pianist, founder of the Beaux Arts Trio, gives his thoughts on today's piano whizzkids
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