Cooler Classics, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 3rd January 2021. 9pm-11pm, various Repeats, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

Featuring: An NCCR Vienna New Year Concert!!.. and new music (highlighted below!)

Andre Rieu: Second Waltz

Andre Rieu: Grande Valse Viennoise

Andre Rieu: And The Waltz Goes On.

Rudolf Kempe: Die Fledermaus (Overture) Wiener Philharmoniker)

Rudolf Kempe: Tales From The Vienna Woods.

Rudolf Kempe:Leichtes Blut (op 319) (Polka)

Rudolf Kempe: Gold & Silver(Lehar)

Andre Rieu: You Are My Heart’s Delight(Lehar)

Lauren Scott: In A Landscape/Away For A While/ Across The Universe.

Quartetto di Cremona:  Mozart String Quartet No 1 “Lodi”.

Andre Rieu: Skaters’ Waltz/ Snow Waltz

Andre Rieu: Radetsky March/Bugler’s Holiday/Marino Waltz/Strauss & Co
Lauren Scott-Beyond The Horizon(copyright acknowledged)
Quartetto di Cremona - Wikipedia
Quartetto Di Cremona(Copyright Acknowledged)
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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NCCR “Cooler Classics” 8-10pm Monday 9th September 2019 and Listen Again. (

Two internationally renowned guest take centre stage this week on “Cooler Classics”

Misha Mullov-Addabo, a BBC3 New Generation Artist, is appearing at the Stratford Music Festival on Friday 20th September 2019. We were able to have a few words with him about his music and career so far..

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Misha Mullov Addabo and Zubin Varla.(Copyrights acknowledged)

Zubin Varla is the Rudolf Kempe Society’s 2019 Artist in Residence. he appeared at The Muses, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon a couple of months ago playing the piano during a recital evening with Anthony Negus and the Zephyr Ensemble, playing pieces by Bach, Greig and Nielsen. And also reciting poetry. He is better known as an actor with considerable stage and TV /film experience. He kindly spared a few minutes to speak with us on “Cooler Classics”.

Of course, you can expect to hear related music and enjoy an altogether uplifting two hours.

So, be sure to listen to “Cooler Classics” on NCCR-North Cotswold Community Radio… Monday 9th September 2019…and Listen Again during the next 7 days..

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NCCR “Cooler Classics” Monday 2nd September 2019 & Listen Again…

So you missed the live broadcast of “Cooler Classics” tonight?
Not to can listen to the whole show on the “Listen Again” feature….
The main item was a look at the career of the late Rudolf Kempe. There is an international Rudolf Kempe Society based in Stratford-upon-Avon, and it was there that I met my interview guest Anthony Negus, who was taking part in a recital with actor Zubin Varla and actress Ruth Lass.
Anthony reviews the recently completed Longborough Festival Opera season, and prepares (this week!!) for next year’s Festival!!

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And we include music from Andre Rieu, Rudolf Kempe, Otto Klemperer, Gilbert & Sullivan, Dame Felicity Lott and Brahms….

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