Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 14th February 2021. 9pm-11pm, various Repeats, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Featuring: Kenneth Woods(Conductor ESO) and April Frederick discuss “Visions of Childhood” and Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs.
Kenneth Woods.
April Frederick
  • Daniel Johnson introduces “Passion Of The Heart”
Daniel Johnson

Livia Teodorescu-Ciocănea tells us all about her music, in particular “Le Rouge et Le Noir”, a three act ballet based on the book of the same name by Stenhald (1783-1842), which had been made into a film(1954).

Livia Teodorescu-Ciocănea
Livia Teodorescu-Ciocănea, Le rouge et le noir

And we hear a new single from David Le Page and the OOTS (Sleep Walk), taken from the forthcoming album Vivaldi Sleep..

Sunday 7th February 2021…9-11pm 1st broadcast. Repeats Tuesday and Thursday.

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

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Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 31st January 2021. 9pm-11pm, various Repeats, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Kenneth Woods offers insight into Matthew Taylor’s Symphony No 5 & Romanza for Strings.
Kenneth Woods
Matthew Taylor: Symphony No. 4 Op. 54, Symphony No. 5 Op. 59 & Romanza for Strings Op. 36a
  • Colin Matthews shares high points of his career and the NMC label.
Colin Matthews
  • With music from: Verdi, Bizet, Andrew Lloyd Webber,Mozart, Gustav Holst, Frederick Schiller & Ludwig van Beethoven.

Sunday 31st January 2021…9-11pm 1st broadcast. Repeats Tuesday and Friday.

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

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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!!)

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Cooler Classics, English Symphony Orchestra, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 22ndNovember 2020. 11pm-1am, various Repeats, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

Kenneth Woods (ESO) and Hugh Bonneville tell us about the ESO Production of “The Ugly Duckling”, being screened on the ESO Diguital Portal on Friday 27th November 2020 at 6pm

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Hugh Bonneville (Copyright Acknowledged)
Kenneth Woods

Martin Anderson(Toccata Classics) updates the “Music For My Love” Project..

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Music For My Love is exactly what it says it is: an extraordinary project to record 100+ pieces of new music for string orchestra written to celebrate a young woman’s life brought to an early end by illness.
Music For My Love aims to wrest some good from the teeth of despair and benefit some important charities… Read More

John Sanderson, principal,Chipping Campden School enthuses over the Performing Arts Centre.

Campden Performing Arts Campaign
John Sanderson,principal,Chipping Campden School.
Performing Arts Centre,Chipping Campden School.

For more information on how to support this outstanding project…..go to https://perform.campden.school/

With music from: Andre Rieu,Danny Kaye, Steve Elcock,Niklas Sivelov, Huddersfield Choral Society, Julian Carrillo, Berit Hagen (Commander-in-Chief) and Craig Ogden.

So, tune in for the first broadcast Sunday 11pm-1am…www.nccr.co.uk

Cooler Classics, English Symphony Orchestra, Interviews, Music, NCCR

“Cooler Classics” Sunday 13th September 2020. (Rpeats: Various) www.nccr.co.uk

On this week’s edition of “Cooler Classics”

Roderick Elms tells us about the British Light Music tradition, and his own career to date..

Kenneth Woods enthuses about the ESO Digital portal and the first virtual concert on Friday 18th September 2020 at 7.30pm, featuring soprano April Frederick.

Katalin Kertesz  & Lucy Hewson(Ensemble Burletta) tell us about the Chamber Music for Clarinet by Hans Gal.. and we learn what “Burletta” means too!!

With appropriate music, including some Elgar, Handel, Walton, Richard Strauss..and Laurie Johnson(!!)

So tune in … www.nccr.co.uk at 11pm Sunday, repeats various through the week. Available to download on “Listen Again”… and on Mixcloud too!