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!)

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

Featuring extended conversations with:

  • Linda Merrrick..discussing the music of Simon Bainbridge.
  • (And Martin Anderson’s Obituary for Simon Bainbridge)
  • Nik Bärtsch explains his music style and influences.
  • Robert Emery links bananas, saki and Mozart in “Classical Connections”
  • Jack Beech … neo classical..and “Blue Hour”
  • Nimrod Borenstein answers..What Is An Etude?…And other projects…..

Plus music from the Juilliard Quartet’s 75th Anniversary CD, and a couple of tracks from Julian Lloyd Webber’s 3 CD set..the Singing Strad”.

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.(Sunday 7th February 2021. 9pm-11pm, various Repeats, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Tracks from the new album “Timelapse” from Orchestra Of The Swan with previous recorded comments from Debbie Jagla and David Le Page.
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“Timelapse”

4 New Releases from Toccata Classics , courtesy Martin Anderson.

  • Grigory Krein: Deux Poemes and Deux Mazurkas.(Piano Music)
Grigory Krein: Piano Music
  • Livia Teodorescu-Ciocanea… “Le Rouge et Le Noir” Ballet – Prologue/Epilogue
Livia Teodorescu-Ciocănea, Le rouge et le noir
  • Francis George Scott.. 8 Songs(transcribed by Ronald Stevenson)
Francis George Scott: Complete Music for Solo Piano

  • Arnold Griller: Night Music (from “Concerto Grosso”)
Arnold Griller, Orchestral Music, Volume Three

Plus: Andre Rieu and the English Symphony Orchestra.

Sunday 7th February 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.(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