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 violin concerto Venables plays Bartók, which was...

Artist Interviews

Pianist Daniel Tong
We go backstage with the pianist and founder of the Wye Valley Music Festival
Charles Lloyd
With a new release on ECM, saxophonist Charles Lloyd, now 72, was the must-see act at this year’s London Jazz Festival. The ‘psychedelic jazz’ icon of the 1960s talks to Neil McKim
Magdalena Kozena
The Czech mezzo-soprano talks about her experience of recording Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn with the French conductor Pierre Boulez
Helmuth Rilling
In the second instalment of our Bach Cantata interview series, the German conductor discusses his experiences of recording the complete church Cantatas 
Peter Lieberson
The American composer talks about a welcome revival of his 1991 monodrama/opera King Gesar in New York
Phronesis
Bassist Jasper Høiby and his trio Phronesis have been deservedly creating a stir on the UK’s jazz scene. With his third album Alive out now, Høiby talks to Neil McKim
Conductor Paul Hillier
The British conductor talks about letting his imagination roam through the worlds of Buxtehude and Pelles Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
Sir John Eliot Gardiner
The British conductor on his Bach Pilgrimage with the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists
Jakub Hrusa
The new conductor of Glyndebourne on Tour on Mozart's Don Giovanni
Stephen Kovacevich
As he celebrates his 70th birthday with a Wigmore Hall concert, the pianist talks to Oliver Condy

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