Robert Hollingworth

The director of I Fagiolini on recording a long-lost Mass in 40 parts by Alessandro Striggio

Ralph van Raat

The Dutch pianist on the world premiere of Gavin Bryars's first Piano Concerto

The Elias Quartet

We talk to Donald Grant, second violinist of the Elias Quartet, about recording Mendelssohn for this month's BBC Music Magazine cover CD

Adrian Chandler

The director of La Serenissima on the world premiere recording of Vivaldi's Il Gran Mogol

Elizabeth Watts

The British soprano on Arne's Artaxerxes, unwieldy costumes, and being 'nuts about Bach' 

Mahler's Eighth Symphony

To accompany your April 2011 cover CD, here is a translation of the final scene from Goethe's Faust

Stephen Bryant

The British violinist, and one of the two leaders of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, on giving the UK premiere of Detlev Glanert's Music for Violin and Orchestra

The Gould Piano Trio

Tchaikovksy's virtuosic Piano Trio is an exhausting work to play, says the Gould Trio's cellist Alice Neary, but it's worth the pain

Paul Watkins

Walton brings out both the spectacular virtuosity and poetry of the cello in his Concerto, says the British cellist and conductor

Tim Whitehead

The jazz saxophonist on creating an album inspired by a collection of JMW Turner watercolour sketches at Tate Britain

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