Primephonic COO, Veronica Neo has shared her thoughts on the widening space for female representation both in music arts and music business. Celebrate International Women's Day with us in this exclusive interview.
Sir John Eliot Gardiner is known for his exacting high standards and music making of irrepressible energy. Following his acclaimed Mendelssohn recordings with the London Symphony Orchestra, he has turned his hand to Schumann for his next major project with the orchestra, with recordings to follow later this year on LSO Live.
Joel Ethan Fried has been the Artistic Director of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra for 19 years. We spoke to him about the challenges of programming, working with the world's greatest conductors and the orchestra's great Mahler tradition.
Simon Reinink has been the director of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam for 13 years, a role he took on after a career in law. We asked him about his goals as director, the challenges a 130 year old hall presents and how he works to make the Concertgebouw relevant to as diverse an audience as possible.
"Classical music is the music that can change the world.” Kirill Karabits, the principal conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, spoke with us about his grandiose release of Boris Lyatoshynsky's symphonic works, his passion for undiscovered music and his mission to tell the world about it.
Politics and culture have always had a significant influence on each other. In the 20th century, when dark times broke out unexpectedly, many composers had no other choice but to seek a better life far from their homeland. Take a listen to Émigré playlist, only on Primephonic.