Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Cordelia Williams
24/03/2015
The British pianist celebrates Olivier Messiaen through a year-long series of concerts, visual art...
Judith Bingham and Judith Weir
20/03/2015
As the reburial of Richard III approaches, we talk to two British composers about writing music for...
Francisco Lopez
10/03/2015
The leading sound artist on his new BBC Radio 3 commission

Artist Interviews

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
Elizabeth Watts
The British soprano on Arne's Artaxerxes, unwieldy costumes, and being 'nuts about Bach' 
Violinist Stephen Glanert
The British violinist, and one of the two leaders of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, on giving the UK premiere of Detlev Glanert's Music for Violin and Orchestra
The Gould Piano Trio
Tchaikovksy's virtuosic Piano Trio is an exhausting work to play, says the Gould Trio's cellist Alice Neary, but it's worth the pain

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