Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Composer David Majzlin
26/04/2019
We talk to David Majzlin, the composer of the soundtrack of Bel Canto, the new Paul Weitz film...
19/11/2018
Freya Parr talks to the founder and artistic director of Belgian vocal group Vox Luminis
Composer Harry Gregson-Williams
21/10/2018
We talk to the composer of the soundtrack to Shrek about his latest projects, including Disney'...

Artist Interviews

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…
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

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