Miles Graham, singer

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music and who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life and career? That’s not something I think about too often. Music has just been a part of my life for as long as I know. I have my older siblings…

Sarah Traubel, soprano

As a vocal artist, I have to listen very closely to my own instrument. I am in the privileged position that so far I could grow carefully, steadily with my roles and concert programmes

Jessica Victoria, singer-songwriter

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? Thus far, my career path has taken many twists and turns. It is hard to point to one source of inspiration, but one “Aha!” moment happened after I had participated in a music institute for two summers in Bridgeport, Connecticut. There, I collaborated with…

Iona Fyfe, folksinger

For me, a sense of place, identity and landscape are the most important influences on my musical life

Hibla Gerzmava, operatic soprano

Meet the Artist caught up with Hibla Gerzmava ahead of her Carnegie Hall recital on 1 November Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I was born in a very beautiful place on the seashore of Pitsunda, a city in Abkhazia, and nature, the clear mountain air and the sounds of…

Ramin Karimloo, singer & actor

Who or what inspired you to take up singing and pursue a career in music? It was a collection of things.  Hearing the music of the Tragically Hip, Johnny Cash, Tracey Chapman, Ray Charles and Kenny Rogers around the house growing up really spoke to my heart.  Then I went on a school trip to…