Classical

Interview: Charlotte Bray

‘Challenges are what you feed off as a composer,’ says Charlotte Bray, whose sought-after pieces have been played and performed by the world’s leading musicians and conductors. We learn more about her distinct musical style...

Interview: Laura Bowler

From the difficult subjects of anorexia and rape to recession and consumerism, composer Laura Bowler takes inspiration from the some of the grimmest aspects of 21st century life. We learn more...

Interview: Liverpool Philharmonic

Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra chief executive officer Michael Eakin gives us the low down on the health of the city’s music scene and the classical institution’s projects…

Interview: Kenneth Hesketh

Philosophy, death and entropy are just some of the knotty topics composer Kenneth Hesketh likes to wrestle with in his work. Here, he tells us more about his diverse interests and how they feed into his music...