Meet the Artist

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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, Susan Tomes, Nelson Goerne, Nick van Bloss, Ivan Ilic, Zsolt Bognar, 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, James Lisney, Natalie Bleicher, Robin Green, Lola Perrin, Sarah Beth Briggs, Warren Mailley-Smith

Cellists: Gabriella Swallow, Joy Lisney and Corinne Morris

Conductors: Scott Inglis-Kidger, Ben Parry, Kenneth Woods and Mark Wigglesworth

Composers: James MacMillan, Lauren Redhead, Cheryl Frances Hoad, Thomas Hewitt Jones, Martin Butler, Patrick Nunn, Oliver Rudland, Robert Saxton, Graham Lynch and Douglas Finch

Violinists: Fenella Humphreys, Matthew Trusler and Hannah Woolmer

Singers: Jennifer Johnston, Robert John Edwards, Paul Carey-Jones, Jane Wilkinson and Paul Carey Jones;

Harpsichordist: Mahan Esfahani

Fortepianist: John Irving

Timpanist: Tom Greenleaves

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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