Articles & features: 2012 / International

4BR Spotlight Interview - 5 minutes or so with Jessica Tredrea

16-Dec-2012

4BR's Malcolm Wood catches up with Salford University student Jessica Tredrea to find out about where her passion to be a conductor came from.

4BR Spotlight Interview - 5 minutes or so with Matthew White

4-Dec-2012

4BR's Malcolm Wood talks to Matthew White to find out how he is finding life in Wales as principal euphonium at Cory

4BR Spotlight Interview - 5 minutes or so with Richard Poole

1-Nov-2012

4BR's Malcolm Wood catches up with Foden's prize winning soprano player, Richard Poole to find out what it's like to be a 'Double' champion, how hard was 'Daphnis et Chloe' and what big date is still to come in 2012...

4BR Spotlight Interview - 5 minutes or so with Andrew Craze

13-Oct-2012

4BR's Malcolm Wood catches up Norfolk Wherry MD Andrew Craze, to find out a bit more about the man and his Fourth Section National Champion band.

4BR Interview - Paul Mealor

13-Oct-2012

4BR's Chris Thomas talks all things musical to the superstar composer of the classical music world, who just happens to have a background in brass bands.

4BR Interview - Tom Davoren

9-Sep-2012

Chris Thomas talks at length with one of the banding movement's young polymaths - composer Tom Davoren.

4BR Spotlight Interview - 5 minutes or so with John Doyle

9-Sep-2012

4BR's Malcolm Wood manages to catch up with the one and only John Doyle.

4BR Spotlight Interview - Mark Bousie

23-Aug-2012

Malcolm Wood talks to Mark Bousie, who will be presented with the Mortimer Medal at the British Open Championships in Birmingham.

4BR Spotlight Interview - 5 minutes with Huw Cole

22-Jul-2012

4BR's Malcolm Wood catches up with National Final composer Huw Cole.

4BR Spotlight Interview - 5 minutes with Tom Davoren

12-Jul-2012

4BR's Malcolm Wood catches up for a quick chat with composer Tom Davoren.

4BR Spotlight Interview - 5 minutes with Jonathan Bates

4-Jul-2012

4BR's Malcolm Wood spends five minutes interviewing composer, conductor and Black Dyke horn player Jonathan Bates.

4BR Interview: Lucy Pankhurst - Revealing the composer's soul

3-Jun-2012

British Composer Award winner talks in depth to 4BR's Chris Thomas to explore why composing is such a solitary existence and having a new piece played is like revealing a part of the soul.

4BR Interview - Paul McGhee: Episodes, Occurrences and Interludes

24-Feb-2012

Chris Thomas talks to composer Paul McGhee ahead of the launch of his ground breaking musical celebration of 20 years of Derwent Brass.

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