Artist Interviews

Read exclusive interviews with some of classical music's most exciting artists
Recently Added
Jeannette Sorrell
20/11/2014
The artistic director of Baroque ensemble Apollo's Fire prepares for the festive season
John Luther Adams
11/11/2014
The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer on his piece Become Ocean
Richard Causton
03/11/2014
The composer and lecturer on Cambridge University's upcoming Birtwistle festival

Artist Interviews

The Passing of the Year
The composer tells us about the inspirations behind some of his most haunting music
ETO
The general director of English Touring Opera on his ten years with the company and refusing to play it safe
violinist
The Finnish violinist on premiering a new concerto by Owen Pallett at London's Barbican Centre
New Zealand festival
The bass-baritone tells us how he’s joining his fellow countrymen for a celebration of all things New Zealand at Kings Place
Schubert
The Israeli pianist talks about the dark side of Schubert
Der Rosenkavalier
We talk to the soprano about singing in operas by Strauss… and by the 11-year-old Mozart
conductor
The Viennese conductor of the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra on their new CD Music from the Machine Age
Russian conductor
The Russian conductor who dramatically left the Bolshoi Theatre in 2009 talks about Rachmaninov, Scriabin and the difference between Russian and English orchestras
Bach
The world-renowned Messiaen interpreter on why he’s branched out to Bach with his latest recording
Rachmaninov
The Russian baritone talks about his new recording of Rachmaninov Romances

Other Exclusives

Fanny Mendelssohn
We celebrate the genius of the underrated...
World War One Remembrance
As we mark Remembrance Day we consider how...
Fireworks
Some explosive listening to celebrate Guy...
Classical pianist Lang Lang
We celebrate the multi-faceted people’...
'Ten Pieces' Special: Part 2 – Mozart's Horn Concerto No. 4
Our children's guide to the lively third...
15 Travelling Composers (David Lyttleton)
The great composers inspired by wanderlust
Franz Liszt
We ask eight Liszt pianists to name one work...
Blogosphere
Which are the best classical music micro-...
Tasmin Little
We ask nine experts to tell us about their...
Ralph Vaughan Williams
We dispel common assumptions made about the...
Beethoven © Jonty Clark
Our children's guide to Beethoven’...
Paul Dukas
Five lesser-known works by the 'Sorcerer...
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here