This week’s edition of “Cooler Classics” features an interview with Carla Maffioletti, formerly soprano soloist with Andre Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra. The extraordinary range of her voice is something to hear!! Tune in!!
On this week’s show (www.nccr.co.uk) on Friday 22nd March 7-9pm, repeated Sunday 8-10 am and Monday 2-4pm.. Scheduled guests include: Paul McClure & Alan Cosgrove(aka Mick Fleetwood) Vienna Festival Ballet & Jim Moray All Copyrights acknowledged Paul McClure-The […]
Tina Lee will tell us about the Bretforton event in support of Cancer Research where Daniel Eades will be performing.. Hugh Phillimore shares information about the forthcoming Cornbury Festival on 5-7th July 2019..which will feature The Specials, Elkie Brookes, Beach Boys, Paul Carrack,KT Tunstall, Steeleye Span, Echo and the Bunnymen, Alfie Boe…………… Will Gater -author, astronomer, […]
Scheduled interviews as follows for this Friday’s show.. in the studio blues player,Mark Harrison two from ..Blockley Amateur Dramatics’ Robert Willott & Jo Knight will tell us all about Alice in Wonderland….Verity White ..a rock band front woman from Cheltenham..and a call from a BBC Gloucester legend,Steve Knibbs… Mark Harrison,Verity White, Steve Knibbs & Alice!! […]
On this week’s Cooler Classics….. Swan Lake(excerpt) Concierto De Aranjuez Songs of Loss & Regret..”Song of Solomon” by April Fredericks. Gabriel’s Oboe Sounds of Light- Passing Through Birches. (Michael Omer) “Zigeunerweisen” (Commander-in-Chief & Craig Ogden) English Symphony Orchestra playing Michael Tippett’s “Concerto for Double String Orchestra” ..and finishing with Souza’s “Liberty Bell” PSL with […]
This week’s programme features: Movie Theme: “Gone With The Wind” Gustav Holst “Planet Suite”..”Mars” with Zubin Mehta conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Water Music(Handel) Rossini’s “William Tell Overture” ..and performances from Placido Domingo,Barry Tuckwell, Morchi Franz, Freddie Mercury,Montserrat Caballe..and the English Symphony Orchestra. We go from “Gone With The Wind, to going for a […]
Hello!! Hope you can find time to listen in on Friday 22nd February for a full programme of interviews and music! Scheduled guests include: Richard Jobson of Skids, who play in Gloucester on the 23rd February!! Evelyn Laurie , a Paisley songstress… Harry Charnley from Everyman Theatre Cheltenham, telling us about their upcoming programme..including “Fly […]
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.