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

Augustin Hadelich's album Flying Solo
On the eve of his UK debut, the German violinist talks about the challenges of finding the right violin to play
Freddy Kempf performs Prokofiev
The British pianist recalls the challenges of recording Prokofiev's Second and Third Concertos 
Andrew Nethsingha
As the choir of St John’s College, Cambridge releases a disc of choral works by Howells, choirmaster Andrew Nethsingha talks to bbcmusicmagazine.com
Composer Magnus Lindberg
As the Finnish composer’s first major choral work makes its CD debut, he talks about how Pompeii inspired his composition
American composer Gunther Schuller
The American composer and creator of the 'third stream', where atonal music met experimental jazz, talks to Helen Wallace 
Free jazz trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith
The free jazz trumpeter discusses his new album, Spiritual Dimensions, featuring two discs from different ensembles
Pianist Peter Jablonski
The Swedish pianist, and soloist on our March cover CD, tells us why Gershwin's Second Rhapsody for piano and orchestra is as good as Rhapsody in Blue
Sue Perkins presents BBC Two's Band for Britain
Comedian Sue Perkins, who in 2008 won the BBC’s Maestro! conducting competition, has spent the winter months trying to resurrect the fortunes of a brass band
Martino Tirimo
Performing all of Chopin's works is no small undertaking, says the distinguished Cypriot pianist Martino Tirimo, as he embarks on a celebratory series at Kings Place, London
We talk to the legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela and find out how music saved him from getting into trouble at school

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