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

Andrew Poppy
We talk to the composer ahead of a performance of his music in the BBC Concert Orchestra's '19 eighties: the rhythm of a decade' concert
Suzi Digby
We talk to the choral conductor about guiding over 1,000 young singers through Handel's Messiah
James Gilchrist
We talk to the brilliant British tenor about performing Britten's War Requiem
Joyce DiDonato
We talk to the star of the opera world about her new disc, ReJOYCE
Gianandrea Noseda
We talk to the Italian conductor about his passion for the music of Giuseppe Verdi
Robert Ziegler
Ahead of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s America at the Movies concert, we talk to the conductor about the joys and challenges of programming film music
Dimitri Platanias
We talk to the baritone about taking on Rigoletto
Michael Rosen
We’re going on a bear hunt… to the Royal Albert Hall
Richard Harwood
We talk to the cellist about recording a disc of works by composers whose music is usually found on the silver screen…
Orion Weiss
We talk to the pianist about performing Gershwin's works for piano and orchestra with the Buffalo Philharmonic… and teaching his five-month old daughter to play the piano with her feet

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