Cooler Classics, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 24th July 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Karen Bentley Pollick outlines the music of Herman Graedener and Ivan Sokolov on two Toccata Classics releases.
Karen Bentley Pollick
Courtesy Toccata Classics
Courtesy Toccata Classics
  • Timothy Fallon,US tenor, tells us about the songs of Otterino Respighi, and his future assignment.
Timothy Fallon
Courtesy: Crossover Media
  • Simon Blendis recall the music of maestro Max Jaffa (he of The Palm Court Orchestra) with the album “Love Is Like A Violin”
Simon Blendis.
  • With additional music from Sacha Puttnam , Ken Dodd, Max Jaffa, Andre Rieu.

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 29th May 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • The Music of:  Mendelssohn, Mozart, Bruckner, Jessie Montgomery, Bizet, Mark Knopfler, Calvin Jones.
  • Performed by: Filarmonica della Scala, Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Philharmoniker Hamburg, New York Youth Symphony, Julian Lloyd Webber, Sacha Puttnam , Tuarida Symphony Orchestra.
  • Interviews with: Viv Hargreaves and Glyn Oxley (Music Director) of Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra speaking about the forthcoming Concert for Ukraine (Cheltenham Town Hall  on 26th June 2022)
Viv Hargreaves
Glyn Oxley, Music Director,Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra.
  • And US composer/cellist Chris Votek explains his album “Memories Of A Shadow”
Chris Votek.

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 22nd May 2022. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Crossover singer Giorgia Fumanti  tells us about her singing career and the latest album “Mystic.
  • Kenneth Woods explains how to enjoy Mahler.
  • And music from: Sacha Puttnam, Vangelis, Christopher Gunning, Bizet, Wagner, Raphael Wallfisch, Edward Elgar.
  • And news of Bledington Music Festival(7th – 9th June)
  • And the forthcoming summer season at Longborough Festival Opera.(June-August 2022)

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

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

Cooler Classics.(Sunday 31st October 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

  • Cellist Jonah Kim tells us about his music influences and “Approaching Autumn” and more…
Jonah Kim
  • With new music and releases from Kian Soltani (Cello Unlimited), and Cameron Carpenter (Bach Goldberg Variations and Hanson’s Symphony No 2 “Romantic”)

  • Additional music from Roy Budd, Andre Rieu, Sacha Puttnam, Glen Miller and the English Symphony Orchestra.

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 15th August 2021. 9pm-11pm, Repeats Thursday midnight, Listen Again & on Mixcloud)

Featuring:

  • Lesley Duncan recalls the music of Douglas Munn… her brother  .. and how his mathematical career led him into GCHQ…….
  • Mario Frangoulis recounts his musical journey, and his latest “crossover” album, “Blue Skies-An American Songbook”.
  • Martin Malmgren discusses his project about an obscure composer, Moses Pergament.

Plus music from:

  • Hans Gal Piano Trio in E, Op. 18  2. II. Allegro violento, played by Sarah Beth Briggs(piano), David Juritz(violin) and Kenneth Woods (‘cello)
  • Mark Knopfler’s Going Home.(Sacha Puttnam & the Classic Film Orchestra)
  • Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 1 in C Major (Krystian Zimmerman and the LSO with Simon Rattle conducting.

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

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