Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music

Cooler Classics Sunday 19th March 2023

Ellen Williams, Welsh Soprano tells us about her latest album.
Tim Ingles, fine arts auctioneer looks forward to The Rosenberg Collection sale (28th March, online)
With music from: Shostakovitch, Richard Strauss, Schubert, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Chopin, Tchaikovsky,
Luciano Pavarotti & Lou Reed, Martin Hayes & The Common Ground Ensemble .
And introducing: Luka Faulisi (violin) & Rafał Blechacz piano.

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Cooler Classics on Mixcloud.. Sunday 5th February 2023

Clelia Iruzun (piano)(upper) and Nimrod Borenstein(lower) share composer and soloist’s thoughts on a Piano Concerto.

With additional music form Beethoven(Sarah Beth Briggs), Chopin(RUTH SLENZYNSKA), Mozart(Soile Marja Isokoski) Scubert(Quartetto Di Cremona)Jamie Lonsdale, Bruce Wolosoff, Skald, Simon Rattle, Andre Rieu.

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Cooler Classics on Mixcloud.. Sunday 29th January 2023

Eva Fox-Gal descusses the works of her father Hans Gal.
Christian Immler reminds us of Hans Gal’s “Hidden Treasures”
The Berlin Comedian Harmonists are hopeful of a better place.(Irgendwo auf der welt)
More from Renee Fleming (Mozart) and MATTHIAS GOERNE (Schuibert)
Andras Schiff plays Bach on a clavichord.
Carson Cooman has some contemporary organ music- “Companions”
Sir John Barbirolli conducts the Halle Orchestra in Vaughan Williams Symphony No 8.
Nimrod Borenstein’s Light & Darkness is played by Clelia Iruzun
David Lanz & Kirstin Amarie have “Aria”
Andre Rieu & JSO bring “Ode To Joy”

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Cooler Classics on Mixcloud.. Sunday 15th January 2023

Meredith Monk: 2 tracks: Dolmen Music- Gotham Lullaby & Travelling

Karl Reutter and the Loyal Philhatronic Orchestra.. Karl explains his musical philosophy, and introduces “Jeanne d’Arc

Excerpts from the BBC Frozen Planet series soundtrack

The Sony Classical debut album “Arctic” from internationally acclaimed Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing & Arctic Philharmonic /Christian Kluxen) is a musical journey through the Arctic.

Renee Fleming’s Greatest Moments At The Met..

Meredith Monk’s early album “Dolmen Music on the occasion of the release of a box set covering 6 decades of song writing, opera, theatre…

Chandos Records releases, featuring the music of- Howells,Elgar, Mozart, Haydn, Müller-Hermann and Schweikert.

Plus the New Year’s Concert 2023,featuring the Vienna Philharmonic and Franz Welser-Möst.

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Cooler Classics.(Sunday 10th July 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Richard Jenkinson, cellist, appearing with the Stratford-upon-Avon Symphony Orchestra at Stratford Playhouse on Sunday 17th July with a French themed programme.
Richard Jenkinson.
  • Laura Kinnear, curator, Holst Victorian House, tells us about the exhibition Hidden in a Drawer: Gustav Holst’s Lost Manuscripts (9 July – 21 December 2022)
Tuesday 12th July 11am and 2pm
Join Curator Laura Kinnear for a guided tour of her new exhibition, Hidden in a Drawer.”Hidden In A Drawer”
  • US composer Peter Boyer describes his album “Balance of Power” , and his working with the London Symphony Orchestra.
Peter Boyer holding “Balance of Power”
  • Caroline Sanderson explains the story behind her book “Listen With Father-How I Learned To Love Classical Music”
Caroline Sanderson-Listen With Father!
  • With additional music from Camille Saint-Saens, Gustav Holst, Jean Sibelius, Kathleen Ferrier, Robert Schumann, Annie Fischer, Mozart, Otto Respighi.

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