Celebrating the many faces of classical music


Final Note Magazine is an international classical music magazine. We interview the individuals that power the classical arts industry.

Read some of our most recent articles:

Simon Taylor – Final Note Magazine interview


With an industry plagued with budget cuts and financial crashes, Simon Taylor has managed to lift some of Ireland’s largest classical music institutions above the water to safety. We met with the CEO of Dublin’s renowned National Concert Hall to discuss his journey to the top, how the classical music business profits today and the importance of maintaining accessibility to high standards.

Thomas Guthrie – Final Note Magazine interview


Opera director Thomas Guthrie is “hot news” according to OPERA NOW, with a production being described as “one of the Royal Opera House’s grandest achievements” by OPERA. Here we discuss the unexpected aspects of directing, dismantling the altar of music, what it is about death that fascinates him and his upcoming production of Dido and Aeneas at the Barbican, London.

Julian Grant – Final Note Magazine interview


Composer, writer, educator, music journalist and broadcaster, Julian Grant, chats to us about his music, his move to America, his collaboration with Mark Campbell and the different cultural influences on his work.

Aisling Casey – Final Note Magazine interview – Final Note Magazine interview


Aisling Casey is Principal Oboe with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, founding member of award-winning collective LUDWIG and founding member of Splendor, Amsterdam. Here, Casey gives us an insight into the importance of strong front teeth, the joy of watching someone surrounded by orchestral sound and why she feels music should be socially relevant.

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