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

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
Milos Karadaglic
On performing at the Royal Albert Hall
Cameron Carpenter
On JS Bach, improvising and the Albert Hall organ
Julian Bliss
The British clarinettist on his latest album
The conductor on bringing the São Paolo Symphony Orchestra to its first ever BBC Prom
Homayun Sakhi
Afghan rubab player
Bob Chilcott
We talk to the composer ahead of the premiere of his work The Angry Planet at the Proms
Patrick Doyle
On writing for children and adults alike

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