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
Tonight a mighty Big Piece After 6 from Beethoven, and an hour of Smooth Classics at 7, beginning with Rachmaninov's sublime Piano Concerto No.2.
This evening, just a stone's throw from Classic FM's studios, there's a special red carpet screening of Downton Abbey. They’ll be showing the opening episode in the new series and John Brunning features the suite of music from the ever-popular show.
John's Big Piece After 6 comes courtesy of Elgar tonight. It's his beautiful Introduction and Allegro for Strings. Plus music from Eric Whitacre who’s appearing at the iTunes Festival in London tonight.
Today is the 50th anniversary of the Bond film Goldfinger so there'll be an appearance from 007, musically speaking, on Drive tonight.
FRIDAY There's a 30th anniversary for Mozart today and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.5 is the Big Piece After 6.
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John Brunning interviews...
The Lord of the Rings composer reveals how he continues to write some of the most inspiring music around in an exclusive interview to mark his fifth successive victory in the Classic FM Movie Music Hall of Fame.
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.
Classic FM Drive Features & Albums
Craig Ogden's Summer Guitar makes it back to No.1 in this week's new Chart.
A stunning new recording of Bach's Partitas is this week's highest new entry.
Einaudi ends Nicola Benedetti's five-week residency at the top of the Chart.
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