Classic FM Drive with John Brunning
If you’re looking for a radio programme that will get you home without driving you mad, look no further than Classic FM Drive – our nightly mix of feel-good classics, hosted by John Brunning.
For three hours every weekday, we offer all the music, news and information you need to make your journey home an enjoyable one.
This week's highlights
John raises a glass to the conductor Riccardo Muti on his birthday and plays music from the film Miss Potter to mark Beatrix Potter's birthday.
John's Big Piece After Six is a symphony by Beethoven that changed the classical music world forever.
It's officially Paperback Book Day, so John has picked out some literary music including Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet and John Williams's soundtrack to The Book Thief.
This evening, join John has more from his brilliant Drive Featured Album of music by the Strauss brothers, and anniversary music by Liszt and Patrick Doyle.
John features music to mark the anniversary of the day London Bridge first opened to traffic and to honour the opening of the Chess Olympiad 2014, there's the intriguing story of what happened when Brahms and Schumann played chess together.
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John Brunning interviews...
Sharing his thoughts on classical music in a digital age, music on vinyl, and on composers imitating his trademark style, Einaudi celebrated his chart success this week by chatting with John Brunning.
John Brunning interviewed Peter Phillips, director of The Tallis Scholars
The guitarist talks to John Brunning about his charity concert, his favourite guitars and his thoughts on guitar composers.
Star tenor Luciano Pavarotti shares his favourite opera songs and his love of classical music in an interview with John Brunning
Classic FM Drive Features & Albums
There's a new No. 1 in the Classic FM Chart - Nicola Benedetti's 'Homecoming'
Guitarist Craig Ogden breaks the nine week reign of Classic FM Hall of Fame 2014 at the top of the Chart
There are four new entries this week but the Classic FM Hall of Fame 2014 continues its stupendous reign over the chart.
Classic FM Drive Featured Album, 7 July 2014
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