Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Composer David Majzlin
13/09/2018
We talk to the composer of the soundtrack of Bel Canto, the new Paul Weitz film about a famous...
Andris Nelsons
01/09/2018
We caught up with the Latvian conductor last week at Tanglewood in Massachusetts to discuss the...
Composer Philip Venables
17/08/2018
We talk to composer Philip Venables about his violin concerto Venables plays Bartók, which was...

Artist Interviews

Joby Talbot
The composer of the ballet Alice's Adventures in Wonderland talks about White Rabbits, the Queen of Hearts and why his work is nothing like a Beatrix Potter tale
Daniel Hope
The violinist and artistic director of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival (Festival MV) talks about this year’s programme and its memorial concert for the victims of 9/11
Claire Martin
The jazz singer on appearing in her first Prom and why there should be a Big Band in every jazz club in the country
Andrea Bacchetti
The Italian pianist on JS Bach, Glenn Gould and playing in England
David Aaron Carpenter
The brilliant violist tells us about his new Paganini-inspired CD
Pat Metheny
Oliver Condy talks to the great jazz guitarist about his new solo album, What’s It All About
Marcus Farnsworth
The baritone who won the 2009 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition
Charles Owen
Pianist Charles Owen talks to Helen Wallace about his latest disc of Fauré piano music
Valentina Naforniţă
The winner of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011 in her first full-length interview since the competition
Freddy Kempf
The British pianist on performing JS Bach's mighty Goldberg Variations, as heard on this month's BBC Music Magazine cover CD

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