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 new concerto Venables plays Bartók, which is...

Artist Interviews

Ralph van Raat
The Dutch pianist on the world premiere of Gavin Bryars's first Piano Concerto
The Elias Quartet
We talk to Donald Grant, second violinist of the Elias Quartet, about recording Mendelssohn for this month's BBC Music Magazine cover CD
Adrian Chandler
The director of La Serenissima on the world premiere recording of Vivaldi's Il Gran Mogol
Elizabeth Watts
The British soprano on Arne's Artaxerxes, unwieldy costumes, and being 'nuts about Bach' 
Violinist Stephen Glanert
The British violinist, and one of the two leaders of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, on giving the UK premiere of Detlev Glanert's Music for Violin and Orchestra
The Gould Piano Trio
Tchaikovksy's virtuosic Piano Trio is an exhausting work to play, says the Gould Trio's cellist Alice Neary, but it's worth the pain
Cellist Paul Watkins
Walton brings out both the spectacular virtuosity and poetry of the cello in his Concerto, says the British cellist and conductor
Tim Whitehead
The jazz saxophonist on creating an album inspired by a collection of JMW Turner watercolour sketches at Tate Britain
Anne Akiko Meyers
The American violinist on her Rubin Museum of Art recital in New York
Bryn Terfel
The bass-baritone talks about his Wagner experiences in Cardiff and New York – and shares his love of White Christmas…

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