Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Amelia Freedman, Nash Ensemble (Charles Green)
14/10/2014
We talk to the Nash Ensemble's founder about 50 years of music making with the group
Composer Sally Beamish
10/10/2014
The British composer and former poet laureate discuss the world premiere of Equal Voices
Steve Reich
08/10/2014
The legendary composer on his works inspired by Radiohead and writing a new percussion piece for...

Artist Interviews

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
Listening Project Symphony
Listening Project Symphony
Jocelyn Pook
The composer on her song cycle Hearing Voices
Alexandre Tharaud
On travelling back to 1920s Paris
Berta Rojas
The classical guitarist on the music of Paraguay
Peter Whelan
The Ensemble Marsyas's bassonist talks about Zelenka

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