Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 30th January 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Hans Gal’s 4th Symphony(Orchestra Of The Swan)
  • New music from Toccata Classics:
  • William Wordsworth
  • Henry Handel Richardson
  • Corentin Boissier
  • Moritz Moszkowski
  • Samuel Adler
  • William Beaton Moonie

  • Interview with acclaimed international pianist Peter Donohoe, with music from Mozart,Shostakovich and Mendelssohn.
Peter Donohoe.

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 12th December 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Interview with Opus Two….William Terwilliger (violin) and Andrew Cooperstock(piano).
Andrew Cooperstock
William Terwilliger
  • We discuss their music, and play examples of their interpretations of Sondheim, Bernstein and Gershwin.
  • Instrumental music from The Delerium Trees..
  • New music from Chandos Records..Nezet, Mendelssohn, Peter Donohoe.
  • The Berlin Academy of American Music brings us Copland’s Appalachian Spring.
  • Anna Netrebko sings Verdi….. 

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

If singing is your love, then why not go to a Bel Canto teacher!

Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “Cooler Classics” 11pm-1am Sunday 1st March 2020, rpts Thursday and Friday at 11pm & Listen Again…)

On this week’s programme..

  • Charlie Bennett tells us all about the Chipping Campden International Music festival in May…
  • And Eduardo Garcia, who recently performed with the David le Page Ensemble in Stratford-upon-Avon, explains the Bandoneon..and his original music.

 Eduardo Garcia— David le Page–Charlie Bennett

Expect to hear related music!! Beethoven Piano Sonata.. Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin,Piano & Orchestra, a selection of bandoneon music, and we crown it all with Rudolf Kempe conducting the Vienna Philharmonic in the “Emperor Waltz!

What’s not to enjoy!!

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“Cooler Classics” Sunday 11pm-1am, repeated Thursday 11pm-1am and Friday 11pm-1am..and Listen Again..

On this edition of “Cooler Classics”, Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, (born February 3, 1809, Hamburg [Germany]—died November 4, 1847, Leipzig), German composer, pianist, musical conductor, and teacher, one of the most-celebrated figures of the early Romantic period  – takes centre stage.

And “Cooler Classics” is pleased to have had opportunity to speak with Ivo Stankov…. Bulgarian born violinist and educator soon to start teaching at the Birmingham Conservatoire. With his brother Lachezar they are The Stankov Ensemble.

We will hear several tracks from their CD “Mendelssohn”.. the Concerto for Piano & Orchestra, and the Concerto for Violin,Piano & Orchestra.

Stankov Ensemble Trio
Lachezar and Ivo Stankov(By kind permission)

And there will be some other musical treats..some Beethoven, Hans Gal and Hans Krasa.

So, be sure to tune in tonight..11pm- 1am(or you can catch the repeats on Thursday and Friday from 11pm….Not forgetting Listen Again…..

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8-10 pm Monday 5th August.(Repeat Sunday 9-11 pm)

A new time (Mondays 8-10 pm, repeated Sunday 9-11pm)..and a 2 hour show!!

Expect to hear a mix of familiar classics, new classics, interviews , information on local to the Cotswold music events..and more!!

Chipping Campden is home to the Chipping Campden International Music Festival in May , and the region is pleased to have world class orchestras close to hand. The Orchestra of the Swan (OOTS) in Stratford-upon-Avon, and the English Symphony Orchestra (ESO) under its principal conductor Kenneth Woods, based in Worcester, the home of Edward Elgar.

So always expect something on the show from these!!

In tonight’s edition, Kenneth Woods tells us about newly discovered scores and the music of Hans Rott, and Martin Malgrem introduces us to the Helsinki Chamber Orchestra…

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Kenneth Woods & Martin Malgrem(Copyright acknowledged)

Music from Mendelssohn,Prokofiev, Holst and Shostakovich.

With a possibility of being introduced to another Cheltenham born composer………

And a reminder of Hans Gal’s music, give he was born on this day in 1890.
Listen in tonight!!

8-10 pm, Monday 5th August 2019 (Repeat Sunday 9-11pm)