Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Composer Harry Gregson-Williams
21/10/2018
We talk to the composer of the soundtrack to Shrek about his latest projects, including Disney'...
10/10/2018
We talk to the controller of BBC Radio 3 about what the station has planned for the next few months
02/10/2018
The actor and contralto takes us behind the scenes of her new play about Dame Ethel Smyth

Artist Interviews

Peter Maxwell Davies
The British composer has been celebrating his 75th birthday with a production of his ambitious opera, Taverner. It's a work that had a far from auspicious start, as he explains
Vassily Primakov
Dvorák's only Piano Concerto may be fiendish to play, but it's worth the effort, says pianist Vassily Primakov
Yevgeny Sudbin
Medtner is more than a second-rate Rachmaninov, says the Russian pianist as he releases his CD of Rachmaninov’s Fourth Concerto, and Medtner’s Second Concerto
Jan Garbarek
The legendary European saxophonist has been at the forefront of the ECM label’s output since 1970. Neil McKim asks him about his latest live album     
James Ehnes
The virtuoso Canadian violinist, featured on our December cover CD, talks of his life-long relationship with Prokofiev’s music
Empirical
The alto saxophonist tells us how the Brit-jazz quartet Empirical have been inspired by the 1960s jazz legend Eric Dolphy
Ashley Wass
As he releases his recording of Vaughan Williams's Piano Concerto, the British pianist tells us why he enjoys performing little-known gems
Wayne Marshall
The virtuoso organist talks to us as he prepares to play the mighty Willis organ at the Royal Albert Hall on 21 October
The leading German pianist, founder of the Beaux Arts Trio, gives his thoughts on today's piano whizzkids
Sharon Isbin
The American guitarist reveals the inspirations behind her latest CD, Journey to the new world

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