Meet the Artist

From left to right from top:
Joy Lisney, Jan Vriend, Christine Stevenson, James MacMillan, Thomas Hewitt Jones, Leon McCawley, Nicholas McCarthy, Elspeth Wyllie

Meet the Artist is a series of interviews in which musicians, composers and conductors discuss inspirations, influences, repertoire, performance, recording, teaching and more. The interview takes the form of a short questionnaire, loosely based on the Proust Questionnaire.

If you would like to take part in this project, please download and complete a Meet the Artist questionnaire.

Featured and forthcoming interviewees include: pianists Peter Donohoe, Stephen Hough, Lara Melda, Janina Fialkowska, Angela Brownridge, François-Frédéric Guy, Daniel Tony, Jayson Gillham, Pascal Rogé, Bobby Chen, Lucy Parham, Leon McCawley, Daniel Grimwood, Jozef Kapustka, Inesa Sinkevych, Tom Poster, Zsolt Bognar; cellists Joy Lisney and Corinne Morris; conductors Scott Inglis-Kidger, Ben Parry and Mark Wigglesworth; composers James MacMillan, Lauren Redhead, Cheryl Frances Hoad, Thomas Hewitt Jones, Martin Butler, Partick Nunn, Oliver Rudland, Robert Saxton and Douglas Finch; violinists Fenella Humphreys, Matthew Trusler and Hannah Woolmer; singers Jennifer Johnston, Robert John Edwards, Jane Wilkinson and Paul Carey Jones; harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani; fortepianist John Irving; timpanist Tom Greenleaves; and guitarists David Braid, Stephen Goss and Matthew Sear.

The interviews (click on link for a list of all the interviews to date or use the Search box to search by name)

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Frances Wilson blogs on pianism, classical music and culture

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