Presto interviews

8 days ago

John Joubert at 90

David talks to the Birmingham-based composer, who turned 90 last month, about his opera Jane Eyre - recently recorded for the first time on Somm Records.

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14 days ago

Manfred Honeck on Spring in Vienna

Katherine talks to the Austrian conductor about the Wiener Symphoniker's Easter concerts, and in particular last year's programme which was recently released on Solo Musica.

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15 days ago

David Temple on recording Bach in English

The conductor talks to David about his new St John Passion with the Crouch End Festival Chorus, sung in Neil Jenkins's translation.

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19 days ago

James MacMillan discusses his Stabat Mater

As a follow-up to our earlier interview with Harry Christophers, the Scottish composer talks to David about his new work.

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20 days ago

Harry Christophers on James MacMillan's new Stabat Mater

David talks to The Sixteen's Harry Christophers about his recording of a brand-new major work by James MacMillan.

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22 days ago

Nicky Spence on Buxton Orr

Katherine talks to the Scottish tenor about unearthing the songs of the Glasgow-born composer for his new disc on Delphian.

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29 days ago

Beatrice Rana on the Goldberg Variations

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

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21st March

Stephen Farr on Leighton's Organ Works

David talks to the organist about his complete set of Leighton's organ works on Resonus.

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16th March

Paul McCreesh on Haydn's The Seasons

David talks to the conductor about his new super-sized recording of Haydn's pastoral oratorio with the Gabrieli Consort and Wrocław Baroque Orchestra.

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11th March

Kasper Holten on Das Liebesverbot

With his new production of Die Meistersinger opening at Covent Garden tonight, Katherine talks to the director about his recent staging of Wagner's neglected early comic opera.

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