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 questionnaire

Meet the Artist performer questionnaire

Meet the Artist composer questionnaire

Featured and forthcoming interviewees include: pianists Peter Donohoe, Stephen Hough, Lara Melda, Janina Fialkowska, Angela Brownridge, Ashley Wass, Florian Uhlig, François-Frédéric Guy, Daniel Tong, Simon Callaghan, Penelope Thwaites, Ursula Oppens, Jayson Gillham, Pascal Rogé, Bobby Chen, Lucy Parham, Leon McCawley, Daniel Grimwood, Jozef Kapustka, Inesa Sinkevych, Tom Poster, Zsolt Bognar, Natalie Bleicher; 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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