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Alain Elkann Interviews

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Alain Elkann Interviews podcasts are an unprecedented window into the minds of some of the most well-known and -respected figures of the last twenty-five years. Alain Elkann has mastered the art of the interview, approaching the task as somewhere between snapping a photograph and writing a short story. With a background in novels and journalism, and having published over twenty books translated across ten languages, Alain infuses his interviews with innovation, allowing them to flow freely and organically. A small selection, to which we will gradually add, are presented here as podcasts for the first time.

Alain Elkann Interviews podcasts are an unprecedented window into the minds of some of the most well-known and -respected figures of the last twenty-five years. Alain Elkann has mastered the art of the interview, approaching the task as somewhere between snapping a photograph and writing a short story. With a background in novels and journalism, and having published over twenty books translated across ten languages, Alain infuses his interviews with innovation, allowing them to flow freely and organically. A small selection, to which we will gradually add, are presented here as podcasts for the first time.

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United Kingdom

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Alain Elkann Interviews podcasts are an unprecedented window into the minds of some of the most well-known and -respected figures of the last twenty-five years. Alain Elkann has mastered the art of the interview, approaching the task as somewhere between snapping a photograph and writing a short story. With a background in novels and journalism, and having published over twenty books translated across ten languages, Alain infuses his interviews with innovation, allowing them to flow freely and organically. A small selection, to which we will gradually add, are presented here as podcasts for the first time.

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@alainelkann

Language:

English


Episodes

Marina Valensise - 117 - Alain Elkann Interviews

5/14/2022
THE IMPORTANCE OF A CLASSICAL LEGACY. The writer Marina Valensise was recently appointed CEO of the Italian National Institute of Ancient Drama (Istituto Nazionale del Dramma Antico, INDA) which manages the ancient Greek Theatre of Syracuse.

Duration:00:42:48

Delfina Delettrez Fendi - 116 - Alain Elkann Interviews

5/7/2022
SILENT MESSAGES. Delfina Delettrez Fendi is a designer and jeweller based in Rome, Italy. She founded her namesake label Delfina Delettrez in 2007.

Duration:00:42:24

Andy Harries - 115 - Alain Elkann Interviews

4/30/2022
PASSION PROJECTS. Andy Harries produces television series including The Crown and Outlander. He is chief executive and co-founder of Left Bank Pictures.

Duration:00:24:19

Saad Mohseni - 114 - Alain Elkann Interviews

4/23/2022
NIMBLE AND QUICK. Saad Mohseni is co-founder and Chairman of MOBY Group, which has brought top tier news and media content to emerging and frontier markets over the past two decades.

Duration:00:36:58

Anthony McCarten - 113 - Alain Elkann Interviews

4/9/2022
IN THE MERCIFUL SHADOWS. Anthony McCarten is best known for writing The Theory of Everything, Darkest Hour, Bohemian Rhapsody and The Two Popes. His play The Collaboration brings Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat together.

Duration:00:34:08

Roula Khalaf - 112 - Alain Elkann Interviews

4/2/2022
DOING BRILLIANTLY. Roula Khalaf is the Editor of the Financial Times (FT). Born in Beirut, after studying in the United States at Syracuse University and Columbia University she first worked for Forbes magazine. From 1995 she was a foreign correspondent at the FT, and in 2016 became Deputy Editor to Lionel Barber, succeeding him as Editor in January 2020.

Duration:00:58:44

Riccardo Scamarcio - 111 - Alain Elkann Interviews

3/26/2022
IN CONTACT. Riccardo Scamarcio is an award winning Italian film actor and producer who has been working since the early 2000s.

Duration:00:35:12

Whitney Bromberg Hawkings - 110 - Alain Elkann Interviews

3/19/2022
BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS AND A BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE. Whitney Bromberg Hawkings is the founder and CEO of the online flower shop FLOWERBX.

Duration:00:42:53

Francesco Starace - 109 - Alain Elkann Interviews

3/12/2022
THE FUTURE OF ENERGY. Francesco Starace is CEO of Enel S.p.A. a multinational company in the energy sector and the largest private renewable player globally.

Duration:00:17:12

Jorge Cauz - 108 - Alain Elkann Interviews

3/5/2022
UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. Jorge Cauz is the Chief Executive of the Britannica Group. The global knowledge leader has a mission to inspire curiosity and the joy of learning.

Duration:00:38:55

Richard Armstrong - 107 - Alain Elkann Interviews

2/19/2022
THE GUGGENHEIM AND GLOBAL INQUISITIVENESS. Richard Armstrong has been the director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation since 2008.

Duration:00:32:49

Rémi Tessier - 106 - Alain Elkann Interviews

2/12/2022
THE CHALLENGE OF QUALITY. Cabinet maker Rémi Tessier has joined the ranks of the world’s most admired designers for private boats and planes.

Duration:00:32:15

Kim Jones - 105 - Alain Elkann Interviews

2/5/2022
ON THE ROAD WITH DIOR. British menswear designer Kim Jones joined Dior Men as artistic director in 2018. In 2020 he was also named artistic director at Fendi, a position that was previously held by Karl Lagerfeld.

Duration:00:29:18

Shai Baitel - 104 - Alain Elkann Interviews

1/29/2022
CHINA: A SMART, GROWING, SOPHISTICATED AUDIENCE. Shai Baitel is the inaugural artistic director of the Modern Art Museum (MAM) Shanghai.

Duration:00:27:36

Rooshad Shroff - 103 - Alain Elkann Interviews

1/8/2022
CONTEMPORARY DESIGN : ANCIENT CRAFT. Rooshad Shroff founded Rooshad Shroff Architecture + Design in Mumbai, India, in 2011, after he had studied at Cornell University and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

Duration:00:25:19

James Thornton - 102 - Alain Elkann Interviews

1/1/2022
THE EARTH IS MY CLIENT. James Thornton is CEO of ClientEarth, an environmental charity using the law to create change that protects life on Earth.

Duration:00:47:55

Giacomo Cattaneo Adorno - 101 - Alain Elkann Interviews

12/18/2021
A LONG HISTORY OF VINICULTURE. Giacomo Cattaneo Adorno is engaged in wine making and the other historical traditions of “Castello di Gabiano”

Duration:00:44:54

Miquel Barceló - 100 - Alain Elkann Interviews

12/11/2021
CONTINUOUS TRANSFORMATION. The Spanish contemporary artist Miquel Barceló is known for his relief-like mixed-media paintings, expressive bronze sculptures and ceramics.

Duration:00:52:40

Maurice Lévy - 99 - Alain Elkann Interviews

12/4/2021
THE POWER OF ONE. Maurice Lévy is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Publicis Groupe, the French multinational advertising & public relations company.

Duration:00:59:53

David Puttnam - 98 - Alain Elkann Interviews

11/20/2021
A GREAT COMMUNICATOR. David Puttnam is a British film producer, educator, and environmentalist who recently retired from the House of Lords.

Duration:00:39:50