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Organist Anna Lapwood
13/06/2018
'I was told to play more like a man': the British organist on why she's bringing...
World of Music
30/05/2018
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has named Maxim Emelyanychev as its new principal conductor
Artist Interviews
28/05/2018
British composer Dan Jones provides insight into his soundtrack for the new film release of Ian...

Artist Interviews

The American singer-songwriter recently scored her first feature film, the award-winning Mudbound
Freya Parr talks to the legendary choreographer about his work with ballet’s finest scores
Leonard Elschenbroich and Mark Simpson
The composer and cellist tell us about the world premiere of Simpson's new Cello Concerto, commissioned by the BBC Philharmonic
We talk to British composer Chris Willis following his major feature film soundtrack debut
Freya Parr speaks to 2016 winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason ahead of this year’s competition
In 2005, BBC Music Magazine celebrated the Tippett’s 100th anniversary, and spoke to composers and musicians who worked with him. 
We sit down with our cover CD star, German baritone Benjamin Appl, to discuss his recordings of Schubert's Lieder.
Violinist will perform in five countries to celebrate Bernstein’s centenary in 2018
We spoke to the English soprano just after her triumphant performances at BBC Cardiff Singer of the World... 
Only last year, Jirí Belohlávek spoke to James Naughtie about Dvorák, Janáček, and his home city of Prague. 
Composer Kate Whitley
The British composer on setting Malala Yousafzai's landmark UN speech
The British trumpeter on performing at the Royal Albert Hall's Love Classical festival
Ahead of a career retrospective at the Royal Albert Hall, documentarian Christopher Nupen talks to Rick Burin about crowdfunding, Chopin in Majorca, and his close friend Jacqueline du Pre.
Credit: Monika Rittershaus
The Berlin Philharmonic's conductor tells Rebecca Franks why Beethoven's symphonies remain a true test
Soprano Fatma Said on her first musical experiences and her NGA experience so far...
Julian Lloyd Webber
Julian Lloyd Webber tells us about the treasures he found in the BBC archives for his TV programme Classical Cellists at the BBC
Marianela Núñez of the Royal Ballet on tackling one of ballet’s best-loved roles
The Rolston String Quartet in Banff, Canada
We meet the winners of this year's Banff International String Quartet Competition 
Judith Weir
The Master of the Queen's Music talks about her work, the importance of commissions and what it's like to write for BBC ensembles

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As this year's Proms season draws near, the ...
Vera Lynn, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Jess Gillam among...
We give you the lowdown on the soprano singing...
With the arrival of the World Cup we look at great...
Pianist Sean Chen
Pianist and composer Sean Chen, who won third prize at...
Saxophonist Jonathan Radford was presented with the...
We round up the best TV and radio classical music...
We suggest what to put on your player next after...
Opening of major new BBC hub in Stratford planned for...
Are you a fan of Elgar's Enigma Variations? Here...
Find out what’s in store for the First Night of...
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has named Maxim...
Former organ scholar succeeds Stephen Cleobury as...
Following last weekend’s festivities, we look...
The soprano handpicked to perform at this weekend...
BBC Young Musician winner asked by Prince Harry and...
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