Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Bob Chilcott
27/02/2015
As he nears his 60th birthday, the British composer and conductor looks back at his career and...
Nick van Bloss
19/02/2015
The British pianist tells us about recording Beethoven’s monumental Diabelli Variations...
Kirill Gerstein
03/02/2015
The Russian pianist on making the first recording of a new edition of Tchaikovsky’s Piano...

Artist Interviews

La boheme
Director Andrew Staples talks about his radical staging of Puccini's La bohème
Roman Mints
The Russian violinist on championing the music of fellow countryman, Desyatnikov
Yan Pascal Tortelier
The French conductor on why he's championing the music of Florent Schmitt
Martyn Brabbins
Conductor Martyn Brabbins looks forward to tackling Havergal Brian’s mammoth Gothic Symphony at the Proms on 17 July at 7pm
New Zealand String Quartet
Helene Pohl, violinist with the New Zealand String Quartet, talks about the ensemble’s UK tour
Aquarelle Quartet
We find out what's next for the guitar ensemble
Cellist Alban Gerhardt
The German cellist on his new recording of encores inspired by Pablo Casals
James Rhodes
The pianist talks to us as he prepares to make his concerto debut
Paul Mealor
The British composer reflects on the benefits of having one’s music sung at a Royal Wedding …
Chloe Hanslip
The British violinist talks about film music, the Proms… and performing in a shopping centre

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