Simon Trpčeski

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

Five landmark recordings from Sir Charles Mackerras

A potted guide to the Australian conductor's legacy

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

Clarinettist Martin Fröst takes flight

Something for the weekend: the quotes, clips and links we like…

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

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