Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 2nd October 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Olga Thomas- a royal composer., with her latest single “Her Platinum Crown.”
Olga Thomas
  • Joanna Forest- classical crossover singer and broadcaster enthuses musical joy.
Joanna Forest
  • Jane Whittle introduces us to The Film Orchestra- based in Worcester.
Jane Whittle,The Film Orchestra
  • Stephen Belinfante conducts The Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra and discusses their forthcoming programme.
Stephen Belinfante,Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • With music from: Sir Arthur Bliss, Monty Norman, Hans Zimmer, Sir John Williams, Jean Sibelius, Gustav Holst.

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

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Cooler Classics.(Sunday 25th September 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

Featuring conversations with:

  • Paul Potts-  an English tenor. who In 2007,won the first series of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent with his performance of “Nessun dorma” and is “living the dream”!!
Paul Potts: Musica Non Proibita
  • John Robertson (Campden Music) tells us how to subscribe to 6 music events in Chipping Campden over the next few months.
John Robertson(Campden Music)

New releases from:

  • Somm Recordings- Vol 2 of some rare Ralph Vaughan Williams live broadcasts.
  • Signum Records: Vivaldi(from La Serenissima), Brahms and Prokofiev.
  • Toccata Classics: Latest releases from Lubomir Pipkov (1904–74),,Emil Tabakov (b. 1947),David Matthews (b. 1943), Isabella Leonarda (1620–1704)
Toccata Classics September Bundle

Not forgetting: Gustav Holst, Luciano Pavarotti,Jose Carreras .Placido Domingo, Julian Lloyd Webber and Ludwig van Beethoven.

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

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Cooler Classics.(Sunday 11th September 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

Remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 

Playlist:( ** The Queen’s Favourites!)

  • Mantovani: Elizabethan Serenade
  • Wm Walton’s “Orb & Sceptre”
  • Lesley Garrett CBE, Rodney Earl Clarke with London Community Gospel Choir sing The Four British Nations.(Produced by Anton Van Der Mere.
  • WO Richie Maddox introduces The Soldiers’ Platinum Jubilee Song.
  • **Regimental March Milanollo (Quick March of the Coldstream Guards) Regimental Band of the Coldstream Guards
  •  **Sing by Gary Barlow and the Commonwealth Band featuring the Military Wives
  • Highland Cathedral: The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
  • Cecil Armstrong Gibbs “Dusk”( London Philharmonic)
  • **Lester Lanin Medley 
  • Music from : Oklahoma,Annie Get Your Gun, My Fair Lady.
  • And time honored classics from Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar and Antonin Dvorak.

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

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Cooler Classics.(Sunday 28th August 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Featuring the music of….
  • Sarah Class .. … featured on this year’s BBC Proms.
  • Eimear Quinn– former Eurivision winner(1995)
  • Alison O’Donnell.. singing new songs in the ancient tradition.
  • Iconic composers… Jean Sibelius , Antonin Dvorak and Gustav Holst.
  • New work from Carlos Simon…Requiem For The Enslaved..a specially commissioned work honouring those who suffered during the slave trade years.
  • Calvin Jones with the Tuarida Symphony Orchestra “After The Conquest” as we remember Ukrainian refugees and displaced persons.
  • With Leonard Bernstein and Oscar Hammerstein II.

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

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Cooler Classics.(Sunday 10th July 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Richard Jenkinson, cellist, appearing with the Stratford-upon-Avon Symphony Orchestra at Stratford Playhouse on Sunday 17th July with a French themed programme.
Richard Jenkinson.
  • Laura Kinnear, curator, Holst Victorian House, tells us about the exhibition Hidden in a Drawer: Gustav Holst’s Lost Manuscripts (9 July – 21 December 2022)
Tuesday 12th July 11am and 2pm
Join Curator Laura Kinnear for a guided tour of her new exhibition, Hidden in a Drawer.”Hidden In A Drawer”
  • US composer Peter Boyer describes his album “Balance of Power” , and his working with the London Symphony Orchestra.
Peter Boyer holding “Balance of Power”
  • Caroline Sanderson explains the story behind her book “Listen With Father-How I Learned To Love Classical Music”
Caroline Sanderson-Listen With Father!
  • With additional music from Camille Saint-Saens, Gustav Holst, Jean Sibelius, Kathleen Ferrier, Robert Schumann, Annie Fischer, Mozart, Otto Respighi.

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

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