Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
Recently Added
Ilan Volkov
16/04/2014
We meet conductor Ilan Volkov during Tectonics festival in Reykjavík
Stuart Skelton
13/02/2014
We catch up with Stuart Skelton, currently starring in Britten's dark opera
Stephen Cleobury
23/12/2013
The King's College Choir director on how he puts together the annual service

Artist Interviews

Der Rosenkavalier
We talk to the soprano about singing in operas by Strauss… and by the 11-year-old Mozart
conductor
The Viennese conductor of the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra on their new CD Music from the Machine Age
Russian conductor
The Russian conductor who dramatically left the Bolshoi Theatre in 2009 talks about Rachmaninov, Scriabin and the difference between Russian and English orchestras
Bach
The world-renowned Messiaen interpreter on why he’s branched out to Bach with his latest recording
Rachmaninov
The Russian baritone talks about his new recording of Rachmaninov Romances
Verdi
This January, soprano Ilona Domnich is performing in Death: Southbank Centre’s Festival for the Living. But, she explains, there’s no reason to be sad
Mariusz Kwiecien
The Polish baritone on his debut solo recording, celebrating Slavic opera
David Finckel
The American cellist talks about chamber music, running a music festival and video blogging…
Toby Spence
The renowned English tenor on the contrasting challenges of singing Mahler and Thomas Adès 
PHIL GRABSKY
The director of films including In Search of Mozart and In Search of Beethoven talks to us about his latest film, which delves into the life of Haydn.

Other Exclusives

Nutcracker
World of Music
Listen to music from Tchaikovsky's...
Britten and Pears
World of Music
What to tune into over the centenary weekend
Sir John Tavener
World of Music
We look at the unique genius of the great...
BIS at 40
World of Music
The independent classical label was founded...
Top 50 recordings
World of Music
The must-have performances on disc
classical music blog
World of Music
Film directors have long turned to the world...
Susan Chilcott
World of Music
We celebrate some of her greatest operatic...
JS Bach
World of Music
Take a look at some iPad drawings by the...
piano
World of Music
Which neglected works deserve a place in the...
George Lloyd
World of Music
We explore the life and music of a British...
Petroc Trelawny
World of Music
We talk to the presenter about the standard...
Joshua Bell
World of Music
Photographer James Cheadle and art editor...