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

Violinist Levon Chilingirian
The first violinist and founder of the Chilingirian Quartet talks about recording Mozart’s String Quintets
Violinist Rachel Podger
The British violinist on recording Bach with her ensemble Brecon Baroque
Composer Alexander Goehr
One of England’s leading composers talks about his ‘last’ opera, Promised End, based on Shakespeare’s King Lear
Adam Fischer
Now more than halfway through his complete cycle of Mozart's Symphonies, the Hungarian conductor tells us why he was inspired to record them all
Conductor David Afkham
The young German conductor, assistant of the London Symphony Orchestra, reflects on time with the world's top orchestras
Frank Peter Zimmermann
After 18 years the German violinist has returned to the Sibelius Violin Concerto. He tells us why
Clarinettist Martin Fröst
The Swedish clarinettist has delved into his encores library for his new disc ‘Fröst and Friends’. He tells us about it
Pianist Kit Downes
Pianist Kit Downes, who has been selected in the jazz category for this year’s Mercury Prize, discusses his nominated album Golden
After the huge success of the MGM Musicals Prom in 2009, the British conductor tells us about celebrating Rodgers and Hammerstein 
Piano tuner Stefan Knüpfer
Unsung hero and star of the film Pianomania, piano tuner Stefan Knüpfer tells us about his search for the perfect keyboard sound

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