Mediatheque Stories tagged #Interview

Interview with William Blank

Music Festival 2021: Beethoven and flower petals – the Swiss composer on his premiere at the 2021 Music Festival.

Alan Gilbert: »We really mean it seriously«

The conductor Alan Gilbert about his love for contemporary music.

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Magnus Lindberg

The Finnish composer on isolation, freedom and the perils of being a composer.

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Gautier Capuçon

The French cellist talks about muscles, Dvořák’s cello concerto and composers of our time.

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Zimmermann / Sepec / Queyras

To mark the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, Tabea Zimmermann, Daniel Sepec and Jean-Guihen Queyras played one of the composer’s early trios.

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Iveta Apkalna

About family life during the coronavirus pandemic and the search for the perfect (organ) shoemaker.

The Patricia Kopatchinskaja phenomenon

The violinist is the Elbphilharmonie's Artist in Portrait in the 2020/21 season.

Love Letters from London

Anoushka Shankar talks about her »Reflektor« weekend, the London scene and Ravi Shankar's legacy.

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Thomas Hengelbrock

About Mozart arias, the spirit of the independent scene and the challenges that the coronavirus poses.

5 Questions to Anoushka Shankar

The sitar virtuoso about her European-Indian homeland and cross-border music.

Tube Talks

A ride on Europe’s longest escalator takes two and a half minutes – more than enough time to ask a few soul-searching questions.

5 Questions for Blick Bassy

A velvety voice sings for independence: singer-songwriter Blick Bassy from Cameroon.

5 Questions for Carla Bley

The jazz icon talks about her reputation as a chameleon and four golden rules that apply on stage.

»We are searching for magic!«

The art of letting go: 5 questions to the jazz pianist Julia Kadel.

Organ to the Limit: The Sorabji Project

Kevin Bowyer conquers a monstor of organ music: the eight-hour Organ Symphony by composer Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji.

5 Questions for Çiğdem Aslan

Çiğdem Aslan sings the »Greek blues« – and finds herself at home.

5 Questions for Stefano Bollani

Outstanding improvisation artist with a sense of humour: jazz pianist Stefano Bollani.