Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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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
Colin Currie
20/08/2014
The Scottish percussionist introduces his upcoming festival Metal, Wood, Skin

Artist Interviews

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…
Orion Weiss
We talk to the pianist about performing Gershwin's works for piano and orchestra with the Buffalo Philharmonic… and teaching his five-month old daughter to play the piano with her feet
Guy Barker
Henry James's writing inspires a new work for Bejamin Britten's centenary
Francesco Piemontesi
The Swiss-Italian pianist, who performs Schubert on this month's cover CD, talks about recording Schumann and Dvořák's Piano Concertos for his new disc on Naïve
Sir Colin Davis
James Naughtie interviewed the distinguished maestro in June 2011. We reprint the article here

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Vasily Petrenko
The Russian conductor on the complete...