Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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31/07/2017
We spoke to the English soprano just after her triumphant performances at BBC Cardiff Singer of the...
31/07/2017
Only last year, Jirí Belohlávek spoke to James Naughtie about Dvorák, Janáček, and his home city of...
Composer Kate Whitley
08/03/2017
The British composer on setting Malala Yousafzai's landmark UN speech

Artist Interviews

Stephen Layton
The conductor looks forward to the 30th St John's Smith Square Christmas Festival
Thomas Hewitt Jones (Credit: Will Dolphin)
We talk to Thomas Hewitt Jones, composer of the 2014 BBC Music Magazine carol 'Lullay, my liking'
Cheryl Frances-Hoad
We talk to the composer of the 2015 BBC Music Magazine carol
The Queen's Six
The vocal sextet tell us about recording our Christmas cover CD...
Daniel Barenboim
Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim talks about his deep relationship with Beethoven's music.     
Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, the judges of the Great British Bake Off
Hilary Hahn and Alexandra Dariescu on the art of cake-making…
Matthew Sharp, Cellist and Baritone
Matthew Sharp tells us about his career as both a cellist and baritone
Conductor Peter Phillips reflects on the choral ensemble's career to date
Eleanor Alberga
We talk to the composer about being commissioned for the Last Night of the Proms
Ahead of the ‘Life Story’ Prom, composer Murray Gold discusses the music he created for the groundbreaking BBC TV wildlife series

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