Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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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.’
Conductor Gustavo Gimeno
05/08/2014
The Spanish conductor talks about his experience as the late Claudio Abbado's assistant

Artist Interviews

Composer Alexander Goehr
One of England’s leading composers talks about his ‘last’ opera, Promised End, based on Shakespeare’s King Lear
Adam Fischer
Now more than halfway through his complete cycle of Mozart's Symphonies, the Hungarian conductor tells us why he was inspired to record them all
Conductor David Afkham
The young German conductor, assistant of the London Symphony Orchestra, reflects on time with the world's top orchestras
Frank Peter Zimmermann
After 18 years the German violinist has returned to the Sibelius Violin Concerto. He tells us why
Clarinettist Martin Fröst
The Swedish clarinettist has delved into his encores library for his new disc ‘Fröst and Friends’. He tells us about it
Pianist Kit Downes
Pianist Kit Downes, who has been selected in the jazz category for this year’s Mercury Prize, discusses his nominated album Golden
After the huge success of the MGM Musicals Prom in 2009, the British conductor tells us about celebrating Rodgers and Hammerstein 
Piano tuner Stefan Knüpfer
Unsung hero and star of the film Pianomania, piano tuner Stefan Knüpfer tells us about his search for the perfect keyboard sound
Tapestry Unravelled from Christine Tobin
The jazz vocalist has teamed up with pianist Liam Noble to produce an album based on Carole King’s iconic 1971 record Tapestry
BBC Music Magazine August cover CD
Performing Rachmaninov's Piano Concertos is a great responsibility, says Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski 

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