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

Christian Forshaw
The composer on remembering 7/7
Judith Bingham
On turning 60 and writing for the OAE
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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
violinist
On playing with electric guitar…
London Symphony Orchestra
On Britten’s War Requiem
German baritone
The great German baritone has died
viola da gamba
We talk to the acclaimed viola da gamba player

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