Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Jeannette Sorrell
20/11/2014
The artistic director of Baroque ensemble Apollo's Fire prepares for the festive season
John Luther Adams
11/11/2014
The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer on his piece Become Ocean
Richard Causton
03/11/2014
The composer and lecturer on Cambridge University's upcoming Birtwistle festival

Artist Interviews

Pianist Kit Downes
Pianist Kit Downes, who has been selected in the jazz category for this year’s Mercury Prize, discusses his nominated album Golden
After the huge success of the MGM Musicals Prom in 2009, the British conductor tells us about celebrating Rodgers and Hammerstein 
Piano tuner Stefan Knüpfer
Unsung hero and star of the film Pianomania, piano tuner Stefan Knüpfer tells us about his search for the perfect keyboard sound
Tapestry Unravelled from Christine Tobin
The jazz vocalist has teamed up with pianist Liam Noble to produce an album based on Carole King’s iconic 1971 record Tapestry
BBC Music Magazine August cover CD
Performing Rachmaninov's Piano Concertos is a great responsibility, says Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski 
Saxophonist Iain Ballamy
UK saxophonist Iain Ballamy is a key ingredient in the improvised jazz ensemble Food, which has just released its sixth album as a debut on ECM
Composer Peter Boyer
Peter Boyer is a lifelong follower of the Boston Pops Orchestra. He tells us about his commission to celebrate its 125th anniversary with a work about the lives of the Kennedy brothers
Cellist Natalie Clein
The cellist has turned to Zoltan Kodály for her latest CD. She tells us about the challenges of the Hungarian’s music for solo cello
Gareth Malone
The choirmaster and presenter is on a mission to recruit teenagers for a Glyndebourne opera chorus in his new BBC Two series
Alexander Melnikov performs Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues
The Russian pianist describes recording Shostakovich’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 

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