Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8-10pm Monday 28th October 2019(Rpt Sunday 3rd November 2019 at 11pm)

In this evening’s Cooler Classics, Peter Hunt, Chipping Norton Choral Society will be talking about the CNCS history, and its next concert – on SUNDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2019 at Cheltenham Town Hall- in collaboration with the North Cotswold Chamber choir, CNCS will perform Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast – accompanied by the Cheltenham Chamber Orchestra.

Debbie Jagla, MD of Orchestra of the Swan(OOTS) will be speaking about the new recording project of OOTS,”Timelapse”, and how we can all be involved!!

And expect an eclectic mix of appropriate music, including excerpts from William Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast (it doesn’t end well!!) and a mix of contemporary and classical music, providing a soundscape across the years……

Tune in at 8pm on http://www.nccr.co.uk

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” Monday 8-10pm,rpt Sunday 11pm-1am)

On tonight’s NCCR “Cooler Classics” (8-10 pm)

UGNIUS PAULIUKONIS – PIANIST, CHAMBER MUSICIAN, MUSIC EDUCATOR …..who will be performing at Evesham Arts Centre Friday 25th October 2019..

Matthew Sharp .. who will be at Hereford’s Courtyard with the Orchestra of the Swan narrating Saint-Saëns’ “Carnival of the Animals” (30th October 2019)

Expect some interesting conversation, appropriate music, and a reminder of local events to the North Cotswolds..

Tune in at 8pm.. www.nccr.co.uk

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NCCR “COOLER CLASSICS” 8-10PM MONDAY 14TH OCTOBER 2019

On tonight’s “Cooler Classics”, expect to hear:

Antonin Dvorak Violin Concerto…and maybe a Slavonic Dance or two….and some of his “New World” Symphony….

Claude Debussy’s La Mer (on 115th anniversary of its premiere… …

Otto Klemperer conducts Frederic Chopin’s Piano Concerto No 2 on the 170th anniversary of the composer’s death…

On 18th October 1904 Gustav Mahler’s 5th Symphony premiered in Cologne.. and midway expect Kenneth Woods to give us some insights into Mahler’s mind…

Also expect a little hot trumpet from Wynton Marsalis..and news from the English Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Swan, the Cheltenham Chamber Orchestra, the Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra, the Evesham & District Music Club….

And some film and TV music!!

Do tune in!!
8-10 pm, Monday 14th October 2019
www.nccr.co.uk

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8-10pm Monday 9th September 2019 and Listen Again. (www.nccr.co.uk)

Two internationally renowned guest take centre stage this week on “Cooler Classics”

Misha Mullov-Addabo, a BBC3 New Generation Artist, is appearing at the Stratford Music Festival on Friday 20th September 2019. We were able to have a few words with him about his music and career so far..

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Misha Mullov Addabo and Zubin Varla.(Copyrights acknowledged)

Zubin Varla is the Rudolf Kempe Society’s 2019 Artist in Residence. he appeared at The Muses, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon a couple of months ago playing the piano during a recital evening with Anthony Negus and the Zephyr Ensemble, playing pieces by Bach, Greig and Nielsen. And also reciting poetry. He is better known as an actor with considerable stage and TV /film experience. He kindly spared a few minutes to speak with us on “Cooler Classics”.

Of course, you can expect to hear related music and enjoy an altogether uplifting two hours.

So, be sure to listen to “Cooler Classics” on NCCR-North Cotswold Community Radio….www.nccr.co.uk Monday 9th September 2019…and Listen Again during the next 7 days..

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” Monday 2nd September 2019 & Listen Again…

So you missed the live broadcast of “Cooler Classics” tonight?
Not to worry..you can listen to the whole show on the “Listen Again” feature….
The main item was a look at the career of the late Rudolf Kempe. There is an international Rudolf Kempe Society based in Stratford-upon-Avon, and it was there that I met my interview guest Anthony Negus, who was taking part in a recital with actor Zubin Varla and actress Ruth Lass.
Anthony reviews the recently completed Longborough Festival Opera season, and prepares (this week!!) for next year’s Festival!!

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And we include music from Andre Rieu, Rudolf Kempe, Otto Klemperer, Gilbert & Sullivan, Dame Felicity Lott and Brahms….

Listen Again

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8-10 pm Monday 26th August 2019 & Listen Again

In tonight’s edition, expect some Pavarotti,Christopher Gunning,Tchaikovsky, Ralph Vaughan Williams..

And an interview with Jack Campey of The Studio Orchestra.

The Orchestra will be performing effectively, a World Premiere of their “Film Music of John Williams” at Cheltenham Town Hall on 20th September 2019.

Tune in: Monday 26th August 2019 8-10pm http://www.nccr.co.uk

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8- 10pm Monday 19th August 2019

A quick update on what to expect in tonight’s “Cooler Classics”:

A closer look at the work of Cheltenham born composer Christopher Gunning, and his oboe concerto….

Roderick Williams, soon to appear at the Stratford Music Festival, provides an insight into his career…

We also take a look at Nicola Benedetti, soon to appear in  the opening concert of the new ESO season..

Music will include:4 Seasons : Summer(Vivaldi) & Hungarian Dance No 5 , Brahms 2nd Symphony (Karajan/Berlin Philharmoniker)..

..and how many little maids??

Finishing off with Pavarotti , probably!!

So tune in… http://www.nccr.co.uk            (Monday 8-10 pm, Rpt Sunday 9-11pm).