Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Alison Balsom Paris
11/09/2014
The British trumpeter introduces her new album and upcoming tour
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

Artist Interviews

The conductor on bringing the São Paolo Symphony Orchestra to its first ever BBC Prom
Homayun Sakhi
Afghan rubab player
Bob Chilcott
We talk to the composer ahead of the premiere of his work The Angry Planet at the Proms
Patrick Doyle
On writing for children and adults alike
Christian Forshaw
The composer on remembering 7/7
Judith Bingham
On turning 60 and writing for the OAE
classical music
The Korean pianist on Beethoven
Beethoven
The leader of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra on playing Beethoven
jazz
Neil McKim talks to the British saxophonist
NMC
On why life’s tough for young composers

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The weird and wonderful uses for Mozart...
Vasily Petrenko
The Russian conductor on the complete...
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Classical music’s canine companions
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We look back at Peter Sculthorpe's 2004...
The 15 daftest works in classical music
Classical music's craziest compositions
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BBC Music Magazine readers respond to BBC...