Cooler Classics, Events and Shows, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 6th June 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

This edition features:

An extended interview with Mirusia Louwerse the Australian soprano who delighted audiences around the world with Andre Rieu and the JSO…tells us about her career highlights to date, and the latest CD/DVD “Live In Concert” Expect a few songs, including The Morning Bird from the new album released 4th June 2021

Live in Concert (Live CD)

Classical guitarist Craig Ogden will be performing Spanish music at Broadway Arts Festival, in the Marquee on the Green, Broadway, on Wednesday 9th June 2021. Craig tells us about his musical start, and current projects….


New releases from Chandos records… featuring the music of Sibelius,Mozart, Berlioz, Nelson Riddle, Szymanowski – Variations on a Polish Theme, ..

And a first play (world first?) for a World Premiere recording…. “The Ugly Duckling” by the English Symphony Orchestra, with Hugh Bonneville narrating.

Fiddles, Forests and Fowl Fables: New storytelling works for narrator and orchestra

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

Cooler Classics, Events and Shows, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 30th May 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

On this week’s edition:

Martin Anderson tells us about Toccata Classics500!!

Martin Anderson (Toccata Classics)

We learn about the Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki (Courtesy Crossover Media.)

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

Cooler Classics, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 3rd January 2021. 9pm-11pm, various Repeats, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

Featuring: An NCCR Vienna New Year Concert!!.. and new music (highlighted below!)

Andre Rieu: Second Waltz

Andre Rieu: Grande Valse Viennoise

Andre Rieu: And The Waltz Goes On.

Rudolf Kempe: Die Fledermaus (Overture) Wiener Philharmoniker)

Rudolf Kempe: Tales From The Vienna Woods.

Rudolf Kempe:Leichtes Blut (op 319) (Polka)

Rudolf Kempe: Gold & Silver(Lehar)

Andre Rieu: You Are My Heart’s Delight(Lehar)

Lauren Scott: In A Landscape/Away For A While/ Across The Universe.

Quartetto di Cremona:  Mozart String Quartet No 1 “Lodi”.

Andre Rieu: Skaters’ Waltz/ Snow Waltz

Andre Rieu: Radetsky March/Bugler’s Holiday/Marino Waltz/Strauss & Co
Lauren Scott-Beyond The Horizon(copyright acknowledged)
Quartetto di Cremona - Wikipedia
Quartetto Di Cremona(Copyright Acknowledged)
Cooler Classics, In The Cooler, Uncategorized

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 3rd July 2020(rpts Sunday Noon till 2pm) AND “Cooler Classics” Sunday 5th July 11pm-1am(rpts Mon & Tuesday 12am;Thursday 10pm & Friday 11pm…) Both available on Listen Again.(

On this week’s edition…

  • Our tribute to the late Dame Vera Lynn, with appreciation from Alma, Beryl, Brenda and Ron, by kind courtesy of Mel Hopkins at Cavendish Park Care Home..and the two interviewers, Amy and Charley……And a special tribute from NCCR’s Gemma Nelson, singing “I’ll Be Seeing You”
  • Sue Pope of Orchestra of The Swan speaks with us about a new initiative to benefit Dementia sufferers, starting 8th July..
  • Christian Wolmar..the UK’s leading transport commentator, and the writer of several books on the history of the railways.. tells us about his writing career… and expect some forthright views on HS2, driverless cars, and the railways’ response to Covid-19.. and some interesting music choices!!
  • Also expect some new music from Bob Dylan, The Perfumers and Calvin Loron

Rail 905: Risk assessment is key to future of the railways

Christian Wolmar.

And on Sunday’s Cooler Classics..

  • A repeat of the OOTS initiative for dementia sufferers during this extended lockdown..
  • And a conversation with Frank Steijns, violinist and carillonneur with Andre Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra

Frank Steijns.(Copyrights acknowledged)

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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