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Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla

‘Why are we afraid of new music? We don’t like what we don’t know’ says conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

New Year Honours classical 2017

Opera singer Bryn Terfel given a knighthood, Dame Evelyn Glennie made a Companion of Honour and Iestyn Davies given an MBE in the New Year’s Honours 2017

Andrew Gourlay

'Most conductors are actually very sensitive under their apparent thick-skin' says conductor Andrew Gourlay

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto Jennifer Pike

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto - Jennifer Pike/CBSO/Edward Gardner

Stephen Maddock and Jane Jones

'Classical music has an image problem among some influential people', says Stephen Maddock

Mendelssohn in Birmingham Volume 2 Edward Gardner

Mendelssohn in Birmingham Vol.2 - CBSO/Edward Gardner