Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
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Cordelia Williams
24/03/2015
The British pianist celebrates Olivier Messiaen through a year-long series of concerts, visual art...
Judith Bingham and Judith Weir
20/03/2015
As the reburial of Richard III approaches, we talk to two British composers about writing music for...
Francisco Lopez
10/03/2015
The leading sound artist on his new BBC Radio 3 commission

Artist Interviews

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
Christian Forshaw
The composer on remembering 7/7
Judith Bingham
On turning 60 and writing for the OAE
classical music
The Korean pianist on Beethoven
Beethoven
The leader of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra on playing Beethoven
jazz
Neil McKim talks to the British saxophonist
NMC
On why life’s tough for young composers

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Ahead of International Women's Day we...
Antonio Vivaldi
We mark the anniversary of the Baroque...
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