On this week’s “Cooler Classics”…Monday 11pm-midnight.. Tracks include: Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries Hamish Maccunn: Land of the mountain and the flood Bizet: “Carmen”- March of the Toreadors, Habenera (Carmen Monarcha) Strauss: Lagunen-walzer Rachmaninov: Vocalise.(Carla Mafioletti) Plus: Bach‘s Brandenburg Concerto No 4, Mozart‘s Horn Concerto (featuring Barry Tuckwell,) and a track from Giacomo Puccini’s La Boheme by the giant of […]
On Friday evening’s programme, we are in for a delicious treat! First off, we shall be chatting with Ken Norman, who describes himself as the Head Shepherd of Flock Comedy. Flock Comedy? Ken will fill in the details, but here’s a clue…. You’ve heard of a “pop-up” restaurant, well we’re a “pop-up”comedy club. We bring […]
This week’s “Cooler Classics ” concludes the “Entartete Music” (or “Degenerate Music, according to the Nazis) that came out of the Holocaust. Kenneth Woods, principal conductor with the English Symphony Orchestra, continues with his selection and observations..and includes music by Hans Gal, Ernst Krenek and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.
This Friday’s lineup is taking shape….and this is the plan so far!! (subject to change, I daresay!!) Phil Capaldi tells us all about the NewGrass Cutters, who will be at Evesham Arts Centre soon! Michael Omer explains the “Music in Stow” Festival Dave Wade updates us on Winchcombe Live, especially the Blues Weekend , scheduled […]
Tonight, the first of two programmes on Holocaust related Music..or Entartete (or “Degenerate”) Music” as it was termed (by the Nazis..) ￼ Kenneth Woods moderates and explains the reasons and thinking behind his special selection, including pieces by Viktor Ullmann, Hans Krasa, Gideon Klein, and Hans Gal… You can Listen Again for the next 7 […]
In this week’s show (Copyrights acknowledged) A chat with a member of 70s group Lindisfarne..Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell are back on the road with The Lindisfarne Story in 2019. ..and coming to Cheltenham on Sunday 24th March 2019 at the Town Hall Pillar Room. John Sanderson ,Principal of Chipping Campden School will be in the studio….. […]
Eric tells us about his career so far, and his Macaron Project. And he sings a piece especially for Cooler Classics.. Be sure to listen in….www.nccr.co.uk Monday 11pm- midnight.
Sunday 27th January 2019 is Holocaust Memorial Day.. with a theme: Torn From Home. So, “In the Cooler” will make its own contribution to the event with several interviews… Jennifer Silverston, chair of Cheltenham Hebrew Congregation outlines the day’s events. Holger Off (of the internationally renowned Berlin Comedian Harmonists) reflects on the music and legacy […]
In this week’s edition (repeated Sunday 8-10 am)… Tina Lee will tell us all about the Rat Pack Tribute show at Bretforton on 26th January 2019..in support of the British Heart Foundation Debut novelist Richard Vaughan Davies explains his book “In The Shadow of Hitler”.. with a local link.. Greta Barnes reminisces about her time as a trainee nurse in 1959-62 , […]