Profile - interviews, profiles and tributes
Wednesday 16 April 2014

Theodore Deacon  Vivica Genaux and Lawrence Brownlee. Photos © Armin Bardel and Ken Howard  Dmitri Shostakovich  The Wihan Quartet. Photo © Wolf Marloh  Daniel Catán. Photo © Elizabeth Beristain


A Rich Resource - Teresa Verde explains how Theodore Deacon makes opera come alive

Two Americans in Paris - Maria Nockin talks to Vivica Genaux and Lawrence Brownlee

Spokesman for Soviet Society? - Colin Albin discusses Shostakovich and the state

With Perfection in Mind - Bill Newman talks to all four members of the Wihan Quartet

Finding the Right Voice - Maria Nockin talks to American composer Daniel Catán

The State of the Art - Maria Nockin talks to soprano Christine Brewer

Hearing the Ideas - Maria Nockin talks to American composer Ricky Ian Gordon

Important Skills - Maria Nockin talks to American mezzo Dolora Zajick

Serious Fun - Lynn Norris looks back at the life of composer, conductor and pianist Aubrey Bowman

Real Meaning - Maria Nockin talks to American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham

Thoroughly Impressed - Maria Nockin talks to baritone Alan Opie, who is about to sing Germont for San Diego Opera

Encouraging Others - Maria Nockin talks to Stephen Costello and Ailyn Perez, the young couple singing Gounod's 'Romeo and Juliet' this month at San Diego Opera

Charismatic and Inspiring - Lynn Norris talked to the late Roy Budden about his life with music

Highly Articulate - American dramatic soprano Christine Brewer talks to Robert Hugill

A Real Find - Robert Davies made a remarkable impact when he stood in as Papageno late in the run of English Touring Opera's 'The Magic Flute'; Roderic Dunnett profiles him and celebrates the progress of other ETO cast members

An Unexpected Treasure - Jeanette Hanscome talks to author Helen Martens about her new book 'Felix Mendelssohn: Out of the Depths of His Heart'

Rich Musical Experiences - American conductor Joel Revzen talks to Maria Nockin

Old and New Worlds - Ioana Osoianu talks to Keith Bramich about her life in the East and West

Beauty and Inspiration - Jennifer Paull pays tribute to Matthew Peaceman (1956-2008)

Composer Profiles - David Gompper, by Carson P Cooman

Alun Hoddinott (1929-2008) - John McCabe pays tribute to a friend and colleague

A Very Expressive Voice - Tess Crebbin talks to the tenor Zoran Todorovich

Hope Breaking Through - Alban Gerhardt plays Bach at Munich's 'Long Night of Music', and has a late night chat with Tess Crebbin

Chopin in the Boondocks - Stephen De Pledge returns to New Zealand, by Howard Smith

Wales loses its patriarch - Roderic Dunnett pays tribute to the Welsh composer Alun Hoddinott, who died in March 2008

All Purpose Pianist - Brazilian Eduardo Monteiro plays at Wigmore Hall and talks to Bill Newman about his varied musical life

Timings - Both Sides of the Global Fence - James Gardner, by Jennifer Paull

An Enviable Reputation - Mike Brewer and The National Youth Choirs celebrate their 25th anniversary, by Robert Hugill

Postlude - Jennifer Paull writes on the 25th Anniversary of the death of Cathy Berberian

Expressing the Universe - Gillian Wills talks to conductor Muhai Tang

A Passionate Commitment - Robert Hugill talks to Bach Choir conductor David Hill about Carl Rütti's new Requiem

Rui dos Reis - Jennifer Paull interviews and investigates the Portuguese composer-pianist

Jacques Barzun at 100 - Music and beyond, investigated by Gordon Rumson

Personal Charm - A tribute to Luciano Pavarotti, who died this week, from Tess Crebbin

Searing Intensity - Gillian Wills talks to conductor Sebastian Lang-Lessing in the context of the recent Mendelssohn Festival in Hobart, Tasmania

Hide and Seek - Finding Mozart in his image, by Thomas Larson

Three Questions before the First Night - Carson Cooman talks to Benjamin Lees about his Piano Concerto No 3

Three Questions before the First Night - Carson Cooman talks to Meira Warshauer about her new Symphony, 'Living, Breathing Earth'

A Changing Landscape - Down with the bow and up with the baton - Howard Smith talks to Evgeny Bushkov

In Festive Mood - René Koering, Artistic Director of the Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon 2006, talks to Roderic Dunnett

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