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

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11
The 32-year-old Ukrainian tells us why Shostakovich's Eleventh Symphony inspired him to become a conductor
Isabelle Faust
As the German violinist makes her Proms debut, she tells us why she loves playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Charles Hazlewood
The Big Bang, dinosaurs, insects and space: this weekend's Darwin-inspired Proms for children have it all. Conductor Charles Hazlewood gives us a sneak preview
The Return To Forever bassist who famously developed the slap-funk jazz technique, discusses his new trio album In The Garden
David Atherton
Holst's Choral Symphony is given its Proms premiere this year. Conductor David Atherton takes a few minutes out of rehearsal to tell us why it's worth a listen
Jun Märkl
Oliver Condy talks to the German-Japanese conductor about his Prom that unites Eastern and Western cultures
Haydn's The Creation is filled with good humour and a love of life, says Paul McCreesh, who conducts the oratorio at this year's Proms
Stephen Hough
Pianist Stephen Hough talks to bbcmusicmagazine.com as he prepares to play all of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concertos at this year's Proms
On 10 July the Canadian singer's first opera, Prima Donna, premieres at the Manchester International Festival. He took a few minutes out of rehearsal time to tell us about it
Yuja Wang
As the 22-year-old pianist makes her London debut, she tells us why she loves Ligeti, Horowitz and Bernstein 

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