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

Nelson Goerner
The Argentine pianist, who stars on our October cover CD, tells us why Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1 packs an emotional punch
The former BBC Jazz Award-winning tenor saxophonist discusses the latest Partisans album By Proxy
Unsuk Chin
The Korean composer gives us a taster of her new Cello Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11
The 32-year-old Ukrainian tells us why Shostakovich's Eleventh Symphony inspired him to become a conductor
Isabelle Faust
As the German violinist makes her Proms debut, she tells us why she loves playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Charles Hazlewood
The Big Bang, dinosaurs, insects and space: this weekend's Darwin-inspired Proms for children have it all. Conductor Charles Hazlewood gives us a sneak preview
The Return To Forever bassist who famously developed the slap-funk jazz technique, discusses his new trio album In The Garden
David Atherton
Holst's Choral Symphony is given its Proms premiere this year. Conductor David Atherton takes a few minutes out of rehearsal to tell us why it's worth a listen
Jun Märkl
Oliver Condy talks to the German-Japanese conductor about his Prom that unites Eastern and Western cultures
Haydn's The Creation is filled with good humour and a love of life, says Paul McCreesh, who conducts the oratorio at this year's Proms

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