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

Craig Phillips
The American bass shares his love of British repertoire ahead of New York Polyphony’s UK debut at Cadogan Hall
The Passing of the Year
The composer tells us about the inspirations behind some of his most haunting music
ETO
The general director of English Touring Opera on his ten years with the company and refusing to play it safe
violinist
The Finnish violinist on premiering a new concerto by Owen Pallett at London's Barbican Centre
New Zealand festival
The bass-baritone tells us how he’s joining his fellow countrymen for a celebration of all things New Zealand at Kings Place
Schubert
The Israeli pianist talks about the dark side of Schubert
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

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