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Guardian interview with James MacMillan

Here’s an interesting interview with the composer James Macmillan. Having worked with him recently, I can tell you that he’s a lovely man; after we played his Quartet No 2 (Why is This Night Different?) to him in rehearsal, his comments were, “Fantastic…There was only one wrong note, in the second violin…” (I’m sure I played many more wrong notes than that, never mind…