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

Valentina Naforniţă
The winner of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011 in her first full-length interview since the competition
Freddy Kempf
The British pianist on performing JS Bach's mighty Goldberg Variations, as heard on this month's BBC Music Magazine cover CD
La boheme
Director Andrew Staples talks about his radical staging of Puccini's La bohème
Roman Mints
The Russian violinist on championing the music of fellow countryman, Desyatnikov
Yan Pascal Tortelier
The French conductor on why he's championing the music of Florent Schmitt
Martyn Brabbins
Conductor Martyn Brabbins looks forward to tackling Havergal Brian’s mammoth Gothic Symphony at the Proms on 17 July at 7pm
New Zealand String Quartet
Helene Pohl, violinist with the New Zealand String Quartet, talks about the ensemble’s UK tour
Aquarelle Quartet
We find out what's next for the guitar ensemble
Cellist Alban Gerhardt
The German cellist on his new recording of encores inspired by Pablo Casals
James Rhodes
The pianist talks to us as he prepares to make his concerto debut

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