Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
Recently Added
Alessio Bax
02/09/2014
The Italian pianist on recording some of Beethoven's best known works
Colin Currie
20/08/2014
The Scottish percussionist introduces his upcoming festival Metal, Wood, Skin
Jeffrey Siegel
14/08/2014
The American pianist talks about his Keyboard Conversations series

Artist Interviews

Janina Fialkowska
Winner of this year's BBC Music Magazine Instrumental Award, the Canadian pianist was hailed by Arthur Rubinstein as a 'born Chopin interpreter'. In this 2010 interview she talks about her acclaimed Chopin recordings and her return to performing after a battle with cancer.
Valentina Lisitsa
The Ukrainian pianist on her complete Rachmaninov Concertos
Laurence Cummings
Laurence Cummings picks out the highlights of this year’s London Handel Festival
JoAnn Falletta
The American conductor on tackling the music of Moeran
Charles Hazelwood
On music of nostalgia
Nicky Spence
On Shakespeare and music
Alexander Goehr
On the pros and cons of writing in the shadow of Bach
James Whitbourn
On telling the story of Anne Frank in music
Billy Budd
The South African baritone talks about taking on one of Britten’s best-loved roles
Kristine Opolais
The Latvian soprano on Puccini's Suor Angelica

Other Exclusives

Karlheinz Stockhausen
We mark 86 years since the avant-garde...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The weird and wonderful uses for Mozart...
Vasily Petrenko
The Russian conductor on the complete...
Composers and their dogs - David Lyttleton
Classical music’s canine companions
Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014)
We look back at Peter Sculthorpe's 2004...
The 15 daftest works in classical music
Classical music's craziest compositions
BBC Ten Pieces
BBC Music Magazine readers respond to BBC...
Martin Engstroem
Oliver condy catches up with the founder and...
BBC Music Magazine explores neglected piano scores
The BBC Music team uncover forgotten...
BBC Music Magazine Cover CD: The Great Sopranos
To accompany the September issue Cover CD
BBC Music Magazine: Cover CD: September 2014
Featuring Maria Callas, Lucia Popp and...
Evgeny Kissin
Oliver Condy talks to the Russian pianist...