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 Video Interview, Adrian Chandler on Extra Time

by David Smith

Adrian Chandler talks about his latest album of rarely-encountered Baroque gems with La Serenissima, released this Friday on Signum.

 Video Interview, John Nelson on Berlioz

by Katherine Cooper

Ahead of his performance and recording of the Grande Messe des Morts at St Paul's Cathedral tomorrow evening to mark the 150th anniversary of the composer's death, the American conductor talks to Katherine about his fifty-year relationship with music which 'lit something up in me that's remained all my life'.

 Video Interview, Paavo Järvi on Sibelius

by Katherine Cooper

The Estonian conductor talks to Katherine about recording the first-ever complete set of Sibelius symphonies with a French orchestra during his tenure as Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris.

 Video Interview, Thibaut Garcia on Bach Inspirations

by Katherine Cooper

The French guitarist talks to Katherine about his new album of Bach-influenced works by Villa-Lobos, Tansman, Barrios Mangoré and Gounod - as well as transcriptions of the composer's own Chaconne and two of his best-known chorales.

 Video Interview, BACH 333 unboxed

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris and Katherine explore Deutsche Grammophon's mammoth new Bach Edition, produced in collaboration with Decca Classics and the Leipzig Bach Archive and running to over 280 hours of music.

 Video Interview, Sir Simon Rattle on Wonderful Town

by Katherine Cooper

Watch our exclusive video-interview with the London Symphony Orchestra's Music Director about their live recording of Bernstein's raucous paean to The City That Never Sleeps, out now on the orchestra's own label.

 Video Interview, Beatrice Rana on the Goldberg Variations

by Katherine Cooper

The Italian pianist talks to us about tackling Bach's monumental cycle on tour and in the recording studio.

 Video Interview, Joyce DiDonato on 'In War and Peace'

by Katherine Cooper

The great American mezzo answers our questions about her 'most personal project to date'.

 Video Interview, Dame Janet Baker at 80

by Katherine Cooper

In the lead-up to her eightieth birthday, the great English mezzo reflects on her career.

 Video Interview, James Gilchrist on Britten

by Katherine Cooper

The English tenor discusses his new recording of the Serenade for tenor, horn and strings with the Amsterdam Sinfonietta, out now on Channel Classics.

 Video Interview, Max Emanuel Cencic on Handel's Alessandro

by Katherine Cooper

The Viennese countertenor talks to Katherine about recording the title-role in Handel's 1726 opera.

 Video Interview, Rachel Podger on La cetra

by Chris O'Reilly

Chris visits the baroque violinist to discuss her new recording of Vivaldi's twelve concerti Op. 9, recorded with Holland Baroque and released on Channel Classics earlier this month.