Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Colin Currie
20/08/2014
The Scottish percussionist introduces his upcoming festival Metal, Wood, Skin
Jeffrey Siegel
14/08/2014
The American pianist talks about his Keyboard Conversations series
Jörg Widmann
07/08/2014
‘Hans Werner Henze asked that our school present an opera. So I wrote one.’

Artist Interviews

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
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

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