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

John Bridcut
We talk to the Britten expert about his memories of the composer and the vital role the Suffolk landscape plays in the Britten's music
Andrew Poppy
We talk to the composer ahead of a performance of his music in the BBC Concert Orchestra's '19 eighties: the rhythm of a decade' concert
Suzi Digby
We talk to the choral conductor about guiding over 1,000 young singers through Handel's Messiah
James Gilchrist
We talk to the brilliant British tenor about performing Britten's War Requiem
Joyce DiDonato
We talk to the star of the opera world about her new disc, ReJOYCE
Gianandrea Noseda
We talk to the Italian conductor about his passion for the music of Giuseppe Verdi
Robert Ziegler
Ahead of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s America at the Movies concert, we talk to the conductor about the joys and challenges of programming film music
Dimitri Platanias
We talk to the baritone about taking on Rigoletto
Michael Rosen
We’re going on a bear hunt… to the Royal Albert Hall
Richard Harwood
We talk to the cellist about recording a disc of works by composers whose music is usually found on the silver screen…

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