Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Composer Harry Gregson-Williams
21/10/2018
We talk to the composer of the soundtrack to Shrek about his latest projects, including Disney'...
10/10/2018
We talk to the controller of BBC Radio 3 about what the station has planned for the next few months
02/10/2018
The actor and contralto takes us behind the scenes of her new play about Dame Ethel Smyth

Artist Interviews

Martin Engstroem
On 20 years of the Verbier Festival
Janina Fialkowska
Winner of this year's BBC Music Magazine Instrumental Award, the Canadian pianist was hailed by Arthur Rubinstein as a 'born Chopin interpreter'. In this 2010 interview she talks about her acclaimed Chopin recordings and her return to performing after a battle with cancer.
Valentina Lisitsa
The Ukrainian pianist on her complete Rachmaninov Concertos
Laurence Cummings
Laurence Cummings picks out the highlights of this year’s London Handel Festival
JoAnn Falletta
The American conductor on tackling the music of Moeran
Charles Hazelwood
On music of nostalgia
Nicky Spence
On Shakespeare and music
Alexander Goehr
On the pros and cons of writing in the shadow of Bach
James Whitbourn
On telling the story of Anne Frank in music
Billy Budd
The South African baritone talks about taking on one of Britten’s best-loved roles

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