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

Claire Booth
A walk on the wild side
Joyce El-Khoury
On rare Donizetti
Joshua Redman
We talk to the saxophonist ahead of a jazz series at Wigmore Hall
Osmo Vänskä
The Finnish conductor on why he thinks music by Nielsen and Sibelius should be performed more often
Giovanni Guzzo
Looks ahead to the new season in Manchester
Julia Wolfe
On writing for bagpipes and body percussion
John Wilson
On providing good quality light entertainment
François-Xavier Roth
We talk to the French conductor about why Liszt is still underrated as a composer
Mark Simpson
On having his music performed at the Proms

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Boris Giltburg
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Sir Simon Rattle
Seven of their best recordings to date
Portrait of the Mozart family
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
We rethink some commonly told ‘facts...
Ten pieces of music that were once thought impossible to play
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‘Ten Pieces’ special: Part 3 – Handel’s Zadock the Priest
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Mendelssohn at Christmas
What did the great composers get up to at...
Benjamin Grosvenor
Five fantastic performances by the...
Five of the best modern Christmas carols
Composer and conductor John Rutter chooses...
Five of the best ancient Christmas carols
Director of The Sixteen Harry Christophers...
Lisztomania
We rate the portrayals of classical music...
Daniil Trifonov
The pianist’s performance of works by...
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