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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 

 

 

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James Ehnes

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

The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

Take a trip to the hotel where Debussy completed his orchestral masterpiece La mer

Nathaniel Facey

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

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Six of the best… baritones

We select the greatest baritones that have made an impact on the world stage in recent years

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
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