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Artist Interviews
We meet five leading performers as they record our May issue cover CD
Artist Interviews
Clarinettist Annelien Van Wauwe on overcoming her fear of the studio
World of Music
Yehudi Menuhin and Daniel Hope
We talk to three musicians who studied and worked with Yehudi Menuhin

Artist Interviews

Yevgeny Sudbin
The Russian pianist celebrates ten years on BIS records this year.
Henri Dutilleux
Today is the 100 year anniversary of Henri Dutilleux's birth. We celebrate with a look back at a memorable interview with the late great composer.
A look at the life and legacy of the pioneering composer and conductor.
Conductor Suzi Digby
Hear the second reader-rendition of the 2015 BBC Music Magazine carol
The Yehudi Menuhin School Choir (Credit: Simon Larter-Evans)
Hear the first reader-rendition of the 2015 BBC Music Magazine carol
Stephen Layton
The conductor looks forward to the 30th St John's Smith Square Christmas Festival
Thomas Hewitt Jones (Credit: Will Dolphin)
We talk to Thomas Hewitt Jones, composer of the 2014 BBC Music Magazine carol 'Lullay, my liking'
Cheryl Frances-Hoad
We talk to the composer of the 2015 BBC Music Magazine carol
The Queen's Six
The vocal sextet tell us about recording our Christmas cover CD...
Daniel Barenboim
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim talks about his deep relationship with Beethoven's music.     
Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, the judges of the Great British Bake Off
Hilary Hahn and Alexandra Dariescu on the art of cake-making…
Matthew Sharp, Cellist and Baritone
Matthew Sharp tells us about his career as both a cellist and baritone
Conductor Peter Phillips reflects on the choral ensemble's career to date
Eleanor Alberga
We talk to the composer about being commissioned for the Last Night of the Proms
Ahead of the ‘Life Story’ Prom, composer Murray Gold discusses the music he created for the groundbreaking BBC TV wildlife series
John Storgårds
The Finnish conductor on Nielsen's symphonies
The baritone and director tell us about bringing Mahler's music to the big screen
Composer Mark Bowden
BBC National Orchestra of Wales's composer-in-residence on writing music inspired by the origins of the universe
Japanese Pianist Noriko Ogawa
We talk to the Japanese pianist about organising concerts for parents and carers of autistic children

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Andrew Woolcock
The third result of the 2016 competition is in
Queen Elizabeth II
In the wake of the Queen’s 90th birthday, we...
St George's Cross
What are the great classical works that have helped...
EUYO (Peter Adamik)
The orchestra will perform in the capital cities of...
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Violinist's victory earns him a year-long loan of...
Sakari Oramo (Dan Hansson)
Finnish conductor will remain until at least 2020
Jess Gillam
The second result of the 2016 competition is in
Antonio Pappano, Simon Rattle, Bryn Terfel and Martha...
Pianist Warren Mailley-Smith on what he has...
Sigurd Raschèr (Getty)
We look at six players who have championed this lesser...
The UK's Top 10 Specialist Classical releases...
The first result of the 2016 competition is in
The Finnish conductor will take up the post in 2017.
Sir Antonio Pappano wins Recording of the Year
Sir Antonio Pappano and an all-star cast triumph at...
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