Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Colin Currie
20/08/2014
The Scottish percussionist introduces his upcoming festival Metal, Wood, Skin
Jeffrey Siegel
14/08/2014
The American pianist talks about his Keyboard Conversations series
Jörg Widmann
07/08/2014
‘Hans Werner Henze asked that our school present an opera. So I wrote one.’

Artist Interviews

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
The Return To Forever bassist who famously developed the slap-funk jazz technique, discusses his new trio album In The Garden
David Atherton
Holst's Choral Symphony is given its Proms premiere this year. Conductor David Atherton takes a few minutes out of rehearsal to tell us why it's worth a listen

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