Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Alessio Bax
02/09/2014
The Italian pianist on recording some of Beethoven's best known works
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

Artist Interviews

Tim Whitehead
The jazz saxophonist on creating an album inspired by a collection of JMW Turner watercolour sketches at Tate Britain
Anne Akiko Meyers
The American violinist on her Rubin Museum of Art recital in New York
Bryn Terfel
The bass-baritone talks about his Wagner experiences in Cardiff and New York – and shares his love of White Christmas…
Pianist Daniel Tong
We go backstage with the pianist and founder of the Wye Valley Music Festival
Charles Lloyd
With a new release on ECM, saxophonist Charles Lloyd, now 72, was the must-see act at this year’s London Jazz Festival. The ‘psychedelic jazz’ icon of the 1960s talks to Neil McKim
Magdalena Kozena
The Czech mezzo-soprano talks about her experience of recording Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn with the French conductor Pierre Boulez
Helmuth Rilling
In the second instalment of our Bach Cantata interview series, the German conductor discusses his experiences of recording the complete church Cantatas 
Peter Lieberson
The American composer talks about a welcome revival of his 1991 monodrama/opera King Gesar in New York
Phronesis
Bassist Jasper Høiby and his trio Phronesis have been deservedly creating a stir on the UK’s jazz scene. With his third album Alive out now, Høiby talks to Neil McKim
Conductor Paul Hillier
The British conductor talks about letting his imagination roam through the worlds of Buxtehude and Pelles Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

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