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

Mark Simpson
On having his music performed at the Proms
Milos Karadaglic
On performing at the Royal Albert Hall
Cameron Carpenter
On JS Bach, improvising and the Albert Hall organ
Julian Bliss
The British clarinettist on his latest album
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

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