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

John Storgårds
The Finnish conductor on Nielsen's symphonies
The baritone and director tell us about bringing Mahler's music to the big screen
Composer Mark Bowden
BBC National Orchestra of Wales's composer-in-residence on writing music inspired by the origins of the universe
Japanese Pianist Noriko Ogawa
We talk to the Japanese pianist about organising concerts for parents and carers of autistic children
Cordelia Williams
The British pianist celebrates Olivier Messiaen through a year-long series of concerts, visual art and poetry
Judith Bingham and Judith Weir
As the reburial of Richard III approaches, we talk to two British composers about writing music for the historic occasion
Francisco Lopez
The leading sound artist on his new BBC Radio 3 commission
Leticia Moreno
The Spanish violinist on discovering original works by Spanish composers
Bob Chilcott
As he nears his 60th birthday, the British composer and conductor looks back at his career and tells us what he's learned
Nick van Bloss
The British pianist tells us about recording Beethoven’s monumental Diabelli Variations and the importance of dancing the minuet...

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