Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 12th December 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Interview with Opus Two….William Terwilliger (violin) and Andrew Cooperstock(piano).
Andrew Cooperstock
William Terwilliger
  • We discuss their music, and play examples of their interpretations of Sondheim, Bernstein and Gershwin.
  • Instrumental music from The Delerium Trees..
  • New music from Chandos Records..Nezet, Mendelssohn, Peter Donohoe.
  • The Berlin Academy of American Music brings us Copland’s Appalachian Spring.
  • Anna Netrebko sings Verdi….. 

Sunday 9-11pm and repeated Thursday at Midnight. Plus Listen Again (7 days) and Mixcloud (several weeks!)

If singing is your love, then why not go to a Bel Canto teacher!

Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 5th December 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

Featuring the music of:

  • Leroy Anderson: Blue Tango, Belle Of The Ball, Piano Concerto in C Major.
  • Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Overture.
  • Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim: Maria
  • Stephen Sondheim: A Little Night Music Suite played by Opus Two.
  • Aaron Copland: Fanfare For The Common Man & Saturday Night Waltz.
  • Robert Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 73 (version for cello and piano) Gabriel Schwabe and the Royal Northern Sinfonia.

The Voices of:

  • Marco Panuccio: E Lucevan le stelle
  • The Three Tenors: Nessun Dorma
  • And a feature on the winner of the 18th Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition, Bruce Liu.

Sunday 9-11pm and repeated Thursday at Midnight. Plus Listen Again (7 days) and Mixcloud (several weeks!)

Cooler Classics, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 20th December 2020. 9pm-11pm, various Repeats, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

2020 Cooler Classics Review:

Featuring: Andre Rieu, Eduardo Garcia(bandoneon), Ivan Stankov,  Thomas Gould, Sarah Class, Sarah Willis, Naxos Records, Jamie Lonsdale, Berit Hagen and Joanna Forest.. .. and the music of Bach, Beethoven, Bizet,Brahms, Copland and more.


Cooler Classics, In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 29th May 2020(rpts Sunday Noon till 2pm) AND “Cooler Classics” Sunday 31st May 11pm-1am(rpts Thursday & Friday 11pm…) Both available on Listen Again.(

Hello!! I hope you are all keeping safe and well!

On this week’s newly recorded programmes:

“In The Cooler”

Guests are:

  • Julie July, with news on the “Shine Together” remix in support of the NHS
  • Doug Armstrong (Stratford Street Arts Project) tells us about “Isolation”(apologies for sound quality on interview….)
  • Steve Bonham tells us about his music, and its US influences..
  • Paul Curran has a poem or two (with a Kenneth Williams performance too..!)
  • Nick Corston enthuses about a virtual festival and #COLLABORATE20

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(Julie July, Paul D Curran, Doug Armstrong)

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(Steve Bonham, Nick Corston)

And a fine selection of music!!

“Cooler Classics”

This week’s programme will include a selection of musical delights from Aaron Copland, as performed by the English Symphony Orchestra (conducted by William Boughton)..and given anniversary dates, expect some Pomp & Circumstance and a Planet Suite selection!!

So, be sure to tune in!!

These are challenging times for us all, and hopefully you are all observing all the appropriate recommendations that have been issued to get us through this situation.

As a help during this pandemic ,Chipping Campden Support Hub is available..

If you have not already done so please note our new contact details:
E: T: 01386 291005
We are updating the new website regularly, so do please look there for up-to-date information.
Looking out for neighbours & friends
We’ve all been asked by Gloucestershire Police to proactively look out for vulnerable neighbours and friends. Can everyone be aware of others who they think might be vulnerable.

In the meantime, do enjoy NCCR… YOUR local community radio station, from Chipping Campden, in the heart of the Cotswolds.


“In The Cooler” (Fridays 7 – 9pm rpt Sun noon-2pm)
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