Described as "the hottest thing in Opera these days", Italian bass-baritone Ildebrando d'Arcangelo talks about Italian politics, his favourite foods and his new CD, "Mozart" to be released in September.
The wife of Sir William Walton talks to Paolo Petrocelli about her life with the British composer, and their passion for their island estate, La Mortella, off the coast of Naples, one of Europe's most beautiful private gardens
What could have possibly possessed the German-born conductor to take on the Orchestre de Paris, an ensemble known for its individualistic players and capricious performance standards? Plus, a look at the new Salle Pleyel.
The 36-year-old harpsichordist and organist offered Klassiknet some insight into the little known world of Spanish baroque music and the dark, rich and spirited pulse of the jacara, zarzuela and villancico.
Lorin Maazel enters the Munich hotel lobby briskly, as befits a man about to start a new job. He looks 10 years younger than his age, 71, and still plays three strong sets of tennis. Trim and tanned, he appraises me through hooded eyes: friend or foe? "Put yourself in my position and ask why I should be sitting down talking to you in view of the rather unpleasant things you have written about me and my earnings over the years."