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

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 25th July 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • The 3Choirs Festival is in full swing, so interviews and world premieres!
  • Kenneth Woods (ESO) describes the concert on 28th July at Kidderminster.
Kenneth Woods
  • Steve Elcock explains his Symphony No 8, to be premiered on 28th July.
Steve Elcock
  • Emily Doolittle shares her love of sounds and the work “Woodwings”(Premiere)
Emily Doolittle
  • With additional music from Gabriel Jackson, Julian Lloyd Webber, Edward Elgar,Allan Petterson,Andre Rieu and Beethoven

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

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Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

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

  • And we start off with “Extra Time”!!!!(La Serenissima)

  • Kenneth Woods explains Mahler’s music.
Kenneth Woods.
  • The Voice Finalist, Nadia Eide, tells us about her singing career ahead of an autumn tour including a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon PlayHouse in October.
Nadia Eide
  • And music from:: 
  • Albinoni, Bizet,,Budd, Bruckner,  Mahler,Mozart, Puccini, Tchaikovsky,Verdi.
  • Performances from:
  • Sarah Brightman,Mario Frangoulis, Gustavo Dudamel,April Frederick,ESO, BBC Philharmonic.

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

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Cooler Classics.(Sunday 18th April 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

Featuring:Interviews with:

  • Kenneth Woods… new projects and recordings!
  • Richard(Richie) Hawley speaking about HanickHawley Duo & Il Pirata Records.
  • Martin Anderson(Toccata Classics) with a couple of new additions to the label.

With new music from Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: William Walton’s Troilus and Cressida” (1st & 4th movements.)And appropriate reference to Prince Philip’s passing and suggested music.

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

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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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