Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Giovanni Sollima
23/10/2014
The Italian cellist on his upcoming tour with pianist Kathryn Stott
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

Artist Interviews

Empirical
The alto saxophonist tells us how the Brit-jazz quartet Empirical have been inspired by the 1960s jazz legend Eric Dolphy
Ashley Wass
As he releases his recording of Vaughan Williams's Piano Concerto, the British pianist tells us why he enjoys performing little-known gems
Wayne Marshall
The virtuoso organist talks to us as he prepares to play the mighty Willis organ at the Royal Albert Hall on 21 October
The leading German pianist, founder of the Beaux Arts Trio, gives his thoughts on today's piano whizzkids
Sharon Isbin
The American guitarist reveals the inspirations behind her latest CD, Journey to the new world
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

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