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

The brilliant young soprano tells us about taking on Mozart's Marriage of Figaro at the New York Met
José Serebrier
The conductor talks about unlocking the hidden drama of Glazunov's symphonies.
Steve Kuhn
The pianist who played as part of John Coltrane’s quartet in 1960 tells us why he has now released an album surveying Coltrane’s career
Sarah Connolly
As she gets ready to make her debut at the Last Night of the Proms, the mezzo-soprano talks Gershwin, costume changes and being 'obsessed' with the role of Dido
Nelson Goerner
The Argentine pianist, who stars on our October cover CD, tells us why Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1 packs an emotional punch
The former BBC Jazz Award-winning tenor saxophonist discusses the latest Partisans album By Proxy
Unsuk Chin
The Korean composer gives us a taster of her new Cello Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11
The 32-year-old Ukrainian tells us why Shostakovich's Eleventh Symphony inspired him to become a conductor
Isabelle Faust
As the German violinist makes her Proms debut, she tells us why she loves playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Charles Hazlewood
The Big Bang, dinosaurs, insects and space: this weekend's Darwin-inspired Proms for children have it all. Conductor Charles Hazlewood gives us a sneak preview

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