Presto interviews

1 day ago

Ablaze with Light - The Choral Music of William Petter

David talks to conductor Peter Foggitt about the legacy of the young British choral composer, who died last year.

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7 days ago

Peter Donohoe on Shostakovich

Peter Donohoe talks to David about his new recording of Shostakovich's 24 Preludes and Fugues.

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14 days ago

Pavol Breslik on Dvořák Songs

The Slovakian tenor discusses his new disc on Supraphon, including the well-known Gypsy Melodies and the rarely-recorded Cypresses.

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18th April

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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12th April

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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11th April

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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6th April

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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6th April

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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4th April

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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28th March

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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