Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Amelia Freedman, Nash Ensemble (Charles Green)
14/10/2014
We talk to the Nash Ensemble's founder about 50 years of music making with the group
Composer Sally Beamish
10/10/2014
The British composer and former poet laureate discuss the world premiere of Equal Voices
Steve Reich
08/10/2014
The legendary composer on his works inspired by Radiohead and writing a new percussion piece for...

Artist Interviews

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 
Free jazz trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith
The free jazz trumpeter discusses his new album, Spiritual Dimensions, featuring two discs from different ensembles
Pianist Peter Jablonski
The Swedish pianist, and soloist on our March cover CD, tells us why Gershwin's Second Rhapsody for piano and orchestra is as good as Rhapsody in Blue
Sue Perkins presents BBC Two's Band for Britain
Comedian Sue Perkins, who in 2008 won the BBC’s Maestro! conducting competition, has spent the winter months trying to resurrect the fortunes of a brass band
Martino Tirimo
Performing all of Chopin's works is no small undertaking, says the distinguished Cypriot pianist Martino Tirimo, as he embarks on a celebratory series at Kings Place, London
We talk to the legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela and find out how music saved him from getting into trouble at school
Susan Tomes
Why are pianists in duos all too often described as accompanists when they play the lion's share of the notes? Pianist Susan Tomes redresses the balance
The Sacrifice
The Scottish composer discusses his opera The Sacrifice, set 70 years in the future when oil has become scarce and society is divided into feudal factions

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