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

Leon McCawley
The British pianist talks about performing all of Mozart's Piano Sonatas at London's Kings Place
Robert Hollingworth
The director of I Fagiolini on recording a long-lost Mass in 40 parts by Alessandro Striggio
Ralph van Raat
The Dutch pianist on the world premiere of Gavin Bryars's first Piano Concerto
The Elias Quartet
We talk to Donald Grant, second violinist of the Elias Quartet, about recording Mendelssohn for this month's BBC Music Magazine cover CD
Adrian Chandler
The director of La Serenissima on the world premiere recording of Vivaldi's Il Gran Mogol
Elizabeth Watts
The British soprano on Arne's Artaxerxes, unwieldy costumes, and being 'nuts about Bach' 
Violinist Stephen Glanert
The British violinist, and one of the two leaders of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, on giving the UK premiere of Detlev Glanert's Music for Violin and Orchestra
The Gould Piano Trio
Tchaikovksy's virtuosic Piano Trio is an exhausting work to play, says the Gould Trio's cellist Alice Neary, but it's worth the pain
Cellist Paul Watkins
Walton brings out both the spectacular virtuosity and poetry of the cello in his Concerto, says the British cellist and conductor
Tim Whitehead
The jazz saxophonist on creating an album inspired by a collection of JMW Turner watercolour sketches at Tate Britain

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