Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Violinist Jennifer Pike
02/10/2014
The British violinist talks about her upcoming appearance on Radio 3’s Ten Pieces Special
Alison Balsom Paris
11/09/2014
The British trumpeter introduces her new album and upcoming tour
Alessio Bax
02/09/2014
The Italian pianist on recording some of Beethoven's best known works

Artist Interviews

Gareth Malone
The choirmaster and presenter is on a mission to recruit teenagers for a Glyndebourne opera chorus in his new BBC Two series
Alexander Melnikov performs Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues
The Russian pianist describes recording Shostakovich’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 
American harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani
The American harpsichordist on his reverence for Bach and recording Poulenc's Concert champêtre
Jazz composer Django Bates
The jazz composer, famous for his part in 1980s free jazz ensemble Loose Tubes, pays tribute to Charlie Parker in his new piano trio album Belovèd Bird
Danielle de Niese
The American soprano on mixing opera and reality TV for BBC Four's Diva Diaries
Augustin Hadelich's album Flying Solo
On the eve of his UK debut, the German violinist talks about the challenges of finding the right violin to play
Freddy Kempf performs Prokofiev
The British pianist recalls the challenges of recording Prokofiev's Second and Third Concertos 
Andrew Nethsingha
As the choir of St John’s College, Cambridge releases a disc of choral works by Howells, choirmaster Andrew Nethsingha talks to bbcmusicmagazine.com
Composer Magnus Lindberg
As the Finnish composer’s first major choral work makes its CD debut, he talks about how Pompeii inspired his composition
American composer Gunther Schuller
The American composer and creator of the 'third stream', where atonal music met experimental jazz, talks to Helen Wallace 

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