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Composer David Majzlin
13/09/2018
We talk to the composer of the soundtrack of Bel Canto, the new Paul Weitz film about a famous...
World of Music
07/09/2018
The American mezzo's performance in Glyndebourne's production of Handel's Theodora made...
World of Music
04/09/2018
Ahead of tonight's BBC Prom, strut your stuff to our tango playlist

Artist Interviews

We talk to the filmmaker about the process of creating his award-winning composer documentaries 
Kelli O'Hara
We talk to the Tony Award-winning singer and current star of The King and I at the London Palladium about her careers on Broadway and in opera
We talk to the composer about a landmark festival celebrating Vaughan Williams
The official harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales on playing at the royal wedding and why she loves the music of Sally Beamish and Barbara Strozzi
We meet the violinist ahead of his performance at Festival Napa Valley, where he is playing the soundtrack to The Red Violin 
In 2012, BBC Music Magazine interviewed the legendary British composer-conductor to celebrate his 60th birthday
Freya Parr talks to the renowned Chinese conductor as he hands over the baton after 20 years as artistic director of the Beijing Music Festival
'In general artists don’t make recordings to make money': the German record producer, who has six Grammy awards and over 600 recordings to his name, reflects on his illustrious career so far
Organist Anna Lapwood
'I was told to play more like a man': the British organist on why she's bringing together 22 female organists for a 24-hour Bach-a-thon
British composer Dan Jones provides insight into his soundtrack for the new film release of Ian McEwan’s classic novella
BBC Music Magazine talks to the winner of this year's winner of BBC Young Musician
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

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Lili Boulanger
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Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring
A quick guide to perhaps the most influential...
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Alassio
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Alassio
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Ahead of his ‘Sound of the Orchestra’ Prom...
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Ahead of Bernstein's centenary weekend, we give...
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