We are delighted to be working together with BBC Radio Surrey on a new monthly feature – the Sunday Listening Club in which festival manager Isabel Dawson and presenter Emily Jeffery will be exploring music’s potential to lift the spirits and enticing listeners who might be new to classical repertoire to give some of our themed listening ideas a try along the way!
Episode 7 – Choral Glories – click here to listen to the tracks included in this month’s programme by Vivaldi, Arvo Pärt, David Fanshawe, Anna Lapwood and Leonard Bernstein – plus further listening by Vaughan Williams, Berlioz, Rachmaninov, JS Bach, Ethel Smyth, James MacMillan, Meredith Monk and more! Listen again to the programme via this link, from around 3 hrs 10.
Episode 6 – Invitation to the Dance – click here to listen to this month’s playlist including works by Rameau, Dowland, Barber, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Lerner & Loewe, Wallen, Glass, Seeger, Joplin, Bach and lots more!
Episode 5 – Midsummer Magic – click here to listen to this month’s playlist including Byrd, Mendelssohn, Purcell, Bray, Nielsen, Beamish and lots more!
Episode 4 – Bringing it back home! – access the full playlist here including works by Ruth Gipps, Frank Bridge, Vaughan Williams, Ethel Smyth and Stephen Goss.
Episode 3 – Musical Grand Tour – access the full playlist here!
Episode 2 – Breaking down barriers – click here to listen to the playlist
Episode 1 – Spring – click here to listen to the playlist
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