Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Giovanni Sollima
23/10/2014
The Italian cellist on his upcoming tour with pianist Kathryn Stott
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

Artist Interviews

Handel
On Handel's Il pastor fido
One of the world’s finest organists
Barbican
The unjustly neglected songs of Martin Shaw 
European Union Youth Orchestra
On conducting the European Union Youth Orchestra 
soprano
The soprano stepping into Maria Callas's shoes
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

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