Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

“Cooler Classics” Monday 11pm-midnight.

On tonight’s “Cooler Classics”:

Ruth Rogers of London Mozart Players, who are appearing at Campden Music Festival on 16th May 2019…..

Ollie Heath of Heath Quartet, appearing at Postlip on1st June.

..and Em Marshall-Luck tells us about the English Music Festival..(24-27th May 2019)


Ruth Rogers, Ollie Heath, Em Marshall-Luck.(Copyrights acknowledged)


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Events and Shows, In The Cooler

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday, 7 – 9pm, 10th May 2019.(

On this week’s show: Repeated Sunday 8-10 am, Monday 2-4 pm……(

OK.. if you can’t wait for the repeat..Listen Again HERE (available 7 days!!)

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Bootleg Shadows 100519 at NCCR

Keith Smith and Tony Cole.(The Bootleg Shadows..well 2/5 !!)

Featured items and guests:
Shipston Wool Fair -25-27 May 2019 (with Bob Armstrong)

Brown Sheep

Winchcombe Arts & Music Festival 20-27th May (with David Banks)

Raymond Martinez is at Burford, exhibiting his art works in support of Cecily’s Fund….at Burford’s Warwick Hall in aid of Cecily’s Fund..25 May 2019 9:00am to 26 May 2019 5:00pm

(C) Raymond Martinez.


Paul Curran with “Poets Corner”..well, a few minutes of it

The whole piece is here.….

So, be sure to listen  in..on Friday 7-9pm, or when repeated on Sunday (8-10 am) and Monday (2-4pm) or at any time (until Friday 17th) on Listen Again!!

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 3rd May 2019 (7 – 9 pm)

In the studio..Jamie Thyer (A Worried Man??)

The Worried Men
Jamie Thyer


Blues, R&B, Rhythm and Blues.It just doesn’t get any better than this!

Rosemary Mason is coming into the studio to tell us about the Moreton Music Festival (22nd June 2019)

And we shall continue speaking with Peter Sutton, who is coming to the Campden Literature Festival on 10th May.(Poems of Armenian War & Peace) and Duncan McLaren will tell us about his book “Evelyn-A Rhapsody of Obsessive Love” ..also on 10th May at the Campden Literature Festival.


And anything else that occurs!!

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If you miss tomorrow’s programme, you can catch a repeat on Sunday (8-10 am) or Monday (2-4 pm) or Listen Again on demand for 7 days..

Cooler Classics, English Symphony Orchestra, Music

ESO “Concerts in Care Homes & Hospices” selected as one of Worcester Waitrose ‘Community Matters’ charities.

The English Symphony Orchestra’s “Concerts in Care Homes & Hospices” programme has been selected as one of the Worcester Waitrose ‘Community Matters’ charities.

So, if shopping at Waitrose in Worcester,  pop a green token in their box!


ESO Wind Quartet.(From left: Catherine Handley, Graeme Adams,Sara Temple,Rosemary Cow.)(11th October 2018)


ESO String Quartet.(From far side: Eleanor Cooke,Jacqui Allen,Helen Roberts,Corinne Frost) 12th April 2019.

(Both concerts at Offenham Village Hall for Evesham Dementia Action Alliance.)


“Cooler Classics” Monday 11pm-midnight.

On this week’s edition, we speak with Noriko Ogawa, international pianist, who appears with the English Symphony Orchestra at Kings Place, London, tonight (28th April).


Bohuslav Martinů – Partita for Strings (1931)
Mozart – Piano Concerto in C major K 415 (version for strings by Mozart)
Vítězslava Kaprálová – Partita for Piano and Strings
Noriko Ogawa – Piano
Antonín Dvořák – Serenade for Strings.

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Listen at  “Cooler Classics” Monday 29th April 2019,11pm-midnight


NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 26th April 2019 (7-9pm)

This week’s show features two musicians, two writers and a director!!

Craig Ogden is a classical guitarist…… Alex Mendham tells us about our opportunity to be in on a great project( and he also has a Chipping Campden link…!)
Mooseman(!!) talks to us about So That’s What We Call Musicals, which represents 57 years of musical theatre and film. There will be some show-stopping songs and some iconic moments(at Evesham Arts Centre 16-18th May 2019)

Paul Willetts (King Con) and Peter Sutton (Armenian War & Peace) are appearing at the Campden Literature Festival (8th and 10th May).. and spent a while explaining something about their writing and careers so far…

Be sure to tune in…
Who knows what else might turn up!!

 On With The Show So That's what We Call Musicals

King Con: The Bizarre Adventures of the Jazz Age's Greatest Impostor        

(Copyrights acknowledged)

Cooler Classics, Interviews, NCCR, Uncategorized


On tonight’s “Cooler Classics” ( 11pm-midnight).. a look ahead to the The Bledington Music Festival 2019.(4-6th June 2019).interviews with Rodney Beacham (Festival Organizer), Jo Harris (Bella Tromba) and featuring the music of ZRI and The Albion Quartet. More information at:


Bella Tromba and The Albion Quartet


ZRI and Rodney Beacham,Festival Organizer.


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