Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Composer David Majzlin
26/04/2019
We talk to David Majzlin, the composer of the soundtrack of Bel Canto, the new Paul Weitz film...
19/11/2018
Freya Parr talks to the founder and artistic director of Belgian vocal group Vox Luminis
Composer Harry Gregson-Williams
21/10/2018
We talk to the composer of the soundtrack to Shrek about his latest projects, including Disney'...

Artist Interviews

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
La boheme
Director Andrew Staples talks about his radical staging of Puccini's La bohème
Roman Mints
The Russian violinist on championing the music of fellow countryman, Desyatnikov
Yan Pascal Tortelier
The French conductor on why he's championing the music of Florent Schmitt
Martyn Brabbins
Conductor Martyn Brabbins looks forward to tackling Havergal Brian’s mammoth Gothic Symphony at the Proms on 17 July at 7pm
New Zealand String Quartet
Helene Pohl, violinist with the New Zealand String Quartet, talks about the ensemble’s UK tour

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