Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Colin Currie
20/08/2014
The Scottish percussionist introduces his upcoming festival Metal, Wood, Skin
Jeffrey Siegel
14/08/2014
The American pianist talks about his Keyboard Conversations series
Jörg Widmann
07/08/2014
‘Hans Werner Henze asked that our school present an opera. So I wrote one.’

Artist Interviews

Mark Padmore
The British tenor on Beethoven, Britten and Schubert
Simon Keenlyside
The baritone talks to us about his new disc, Songs of War
Peter Phillips
The founder of the Tallis Scholars talks to us about the group's new disc and his work with Merton College Choir
Denes Varjon
We talk to pianist Dénes Várjon, who appears on the December BBC Music Magazine cover CD, about what it's like to perform with our cover star, cellist Steven Isserlis
Gabriela Montero
The Venezuelan pianist talks about her new composition, ExPatria, and giving her fellow Venezuelans a voice
Rex Lawson
We talk to the pianolist about the history of this almost-abandoned instrument and Gabriel Jackson's new work, Airplane Cantata, for choir and pianola
Lang Lang
The superstar pianist talks about why Beethoven is his musical god and the daunting task of performing all five of his Piano Concertos over three nights at the Royal Albert Hall
Mary Bevan
The soprano talks to Rebecca Franks about appearing in Fiona Shaw's new production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro at ENO
Eric Whitacre
The American choral composer talks about his new residency at Sidney Sussex College and conducting in Cardiff
Javier Perianes
The Spanish pianist talks about recording Manuel de Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain and the power of imagination

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