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

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
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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 
American harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani
The American harpsichordist on his reverence for Bach and recording Poulenc's Concert champêtre
Jazz composer Django Bates
The jazz composer, famous for his part in 1980s free jazz ensemble Loose Tubes, pays tribute to Charlie Parker in his new piano trio album Belovèd Bird
Danielle de Niese
The American soprano on mixing opera and reality TV for BBC Four's Diva Diaries

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