Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Benjamin Grosvenor
18/12/2014
The British pianist on the challenges of playing varied programmes and how to approach piano...
Alexandre Desplat
09/12/2014
The French film composer on working with Angelina Jolie on her latest feature Unbroken
Marcus Rudolf Axt
28/11/2014
The chief executive of Bamberg Symphony on why the orchestra has been commissioning new encores...

Artist Interviews

Composer Sally Beamish
The British composer and former poet laureate discuss the world premiere of Equal Voices
Steve Reich
The legendary composer on his works inspired by Radiohead and writing a new percussion piece for Colin Currie
Violinist Jennifer Pike
The British violinist talks about her upcoming appearance on Radio 3’s Ten Pieces Special
Alison Balsom Paris
The British trumpeter introduces her new album and upcoming tour
Alessio Bax
The Italian pianist on recording some of Beethoven's best known works
Colin Currie
The Scottish percussionist introduces his upcoming festival Metal, Wood, Skin
Jeffrey Siegel
The American pianist talks about his Keyboard Conversations series
Jörg Widmann
‘Hans Werner Henze asked that our school present an opera. So I wrote one.’
Conductor Gustavo Gimeno
The Spanish conductor talks about his experience as the late Claudio Abbado's assistant
Diana Yukawa
We talk to the British violinist ahead of her appearance at Latitude

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