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

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.
Stuart Skelton
The tenor talks to us about performing with the Berlin Phil and what it takes to be a Wagnerian tenor

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