Cooler Classics, English Symphony Orchestra, Events and Shows, Interviews, Music, NCCR

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

Featuring interviews with:

  • Arta Arnicane discusses the piano music of Douglas Munn.
Arta Arnicane.
  • Daniel Johnson updates on his latest composition “Strong”
Daniel Johnson.
  • Jamie Lonsdale explains his latest music in support of the Royal British Legion (and there’s a Cotswold Connection…
Jamie Lonsdale

With additional new music from classical guitarists Milos Karadaglic (The Moon & The Forest) and Craig Ogden (In Concert)

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

Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 24th January 2021. 9pm-11pm, various Repeats, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Robert Emery exhorts us to “getmusiciansworking”
Robert Emery
  • Sarah Class discusses her latest music “Natural High”
Sarah Class
  • Keneth Woods updates on matters ESO and offers insights into Matthew Taylor’s Symphony No 4..(Played in full)
Kenneth Woods
Matthew Taylor: Symphony No. 4 Op. 54, Symphony No. 5 Op. 59 & Romanza for Strings Op. 36a
  • With music from Tchaikovsky, Heitor Villa -Lobos,Fabio Brum,Jamie Lonsdale,Joanna Forest and Sarah Willis(Mozart y Mambo)

Sunday 24th January 2021…9-11pm 1st broadcast. Repeats Tuesday and Friday.

Available on Listen Again (7 days) and on Mixcloud.. (for a while longer!!)

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, English Symphony Orchestra, Music, NCCR

“Cooler Classics” Sunday 6th September 2020. (Rpeats: Various)

On this new edition of Cooler Classics..

The playlist

Mozart: Horn Concerto(Sarah Willis)

Skaters’ Waltz(Ian Sutherland)

Tango in D (Ian Sutherland)

Hans Gal: Cello Sonata(3 movements)

Hungarian Dances..(Brahms)

Dvorak: Symphony No 9..

Set Yourself Free (Jamie Lonsdale..Orchestral Version)

Sawyers’ Concerto for Trumpet , Strings & Timpani (3 movements)

Francis Monkman

Sky: Toccata & Fugue

Bach on Clavichord… Book 1(C Major) Book11 (B Major)

Pavarotti/Three Tenors.”Nessun Dorma”

Please be sure to tune in…………

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 4th September 2020(rpts Sunday Noon till 2pm) Available on Listen Again.(

On this week’s programme!!

  • Jamie Lonsdale tells us about his career and the latest album “Footprints”.. and we shall have several tracks from this…
  • Sarah Harvey updates us on the Cheltenham Heritage Open Days programme.
  • Frank Portinari explains how time in Winson Green caused him to rethink his life and make better use of his enthusiasms for others’ benefit!Oh..and there’s a book!

Jamie Lonsdale (Copyright acknowledged)

Frank Portinari | Podchaser

Frank Portinari(Copyright acknowledged)

Be sure to listen in to locked down, unlocked, and locked-up stories!!     

And on Mixcloud!!

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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