Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Composer Kate Whitley
08/03/2017
The British composer on setting Malala Yousafzai's landmark UN speech
09/02/2017
The British trumpeter on performing at the Royal Albert Hall's Love Classical festival
07/02/2017
Ahead of a career retrospective at the Royal Albert Hall, documentarian Christopher Nupen talks to...

Artist Interviews

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
Credit James Cheadle
The appointment of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla as conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has generated huge excitement. As she makes her London debut with the orchestra, we share an excerpt of an exclusive interview by Helen Wallace

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