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

David Goode at the Silbermann organ in Freiberg Cathedral, Germany
Organist David Goode talks about recording the BBC Music Magazine May issue’s cover CD of Bach, on the 1714 Silbermann organ in Freiberg Cathedral, Germany.  
Led Bib
With a high-profile Mercury Award nomination bringing them to a wider audience, the jazz drummer of Led Bib discusses the band’s new album Bring Your Own
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski
As he embarks on a European tour with violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann, the Polish pianist talks to us about why he doesn't often play chamber music
Rory Bremner
The impersonator and comedian has lent his voice to a new recording of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sheherazade, complete with a specially written spoken narration. He tells us about it…
Peter Hanson
The British violinist on recording the world premiere of the original 1825 version of Mendelssohn's Octet
Leon McCawley
The British pianist talks about performing all of Mozart's Piano Sonatas at London's Kings Place
Robert Hollingworth
The director of I Fagiolini on recording a long-lost Mass in 40 parts by Alessandro Striggio
Ralph van Raat
The Dutch pianist on the world premiere of Gavin Bryars's first Piano Concerto
The Elias Quartet
We talk to Donald Grant, second violinist of the Elias Quartet, about recording Mendelssohn for this month's BBC Music Magazine cover CD
Adrian Chandler
The director of La Serenissima on the world premiere recording of Vivaldi's Il Gran Mogol

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