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

Clarinettist Martin Fröst takes flight

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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

Gareth Malone

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

Charleston Manor Festival

Visit an idyllic chamber music festival in the Sussex Downs

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

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