Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Leonard Elschenbroich and Mark Simpson
16/04/2018
The composer and cellist tell us about the world premiere of Simpson's new Cello Concerto,...
12/04/2018
We talk to British composer Chris Willis following his major feature film soundtrack debut
14/03/2018
Freya Parr speaks to 2016 winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason ahead of this year’s competition

Artist Interviews

Jack Liebeck
The 28-year-old violinist tells us why he’s championing Dvořák's Violin Concerto on his first recording for Sony Classical
Idil Biret
After recording all Beethoven's piano works over the past two decades, the Turkish pianist discusses the challenges posed by his music
Semyon Bychkov
Fresh from performing and recording Lohengrin, the Russian conductor explains how Wagner's music transcends what might otherwise appear to be overblown myth
Jay Greenberg
At 17 the American composer already has six symphonies to his name. But what's life like as a child prodigy? We talk to Greenberg about the highs and lows of achieving success at a young age
Robert Tear
Mendelssohn’s Second Symphony contains some of his greatest music, says the tenor Robert Tear, soloist on this month’s cover CD with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales - plus listen to a clip from the disc
Janine Jansen
After her win at this year's RPS awards, the Dutch violinist tells us why live performance matters. Hear an extract from her new disc here – and see her in action.
Nikolaj Znaider
Schoenberg, Korngold and Brahms: the Danish violinist tells us why he's tackling concertos by all three this May
The French pianist on his triumphant win at this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards
As his debut disc gets glowing reviews, the composer-conductor tells us why he took on MacMillan's Seven Last Words  

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