Classic FM Drive with John Brunning
John Brunning brings you our nightly mix of feel-good classics.
For three hours every weekday, we offer all the music, news and information you need to make your journey home an enjoyable one.
Two star pianists are performing in the UK tonight - Lang Lang and Daniel Barenboim - and John will be hearing from them both on Classic FM Drive. And there's a brand new Featured Album, from a young violinist who we’re tipping for big things.
Tonight, John wishes HM The Queen a very happy birthday, and plays regal music in her honour.
What on earth provides the connection between the British Pie Awards, being held tonight, and Beethoven? John Brunning promises to reveal the answer after 5.
The St. George’s Day and Shakesepeare celebrations continue, with more rousing English music alongside pieces inspired by the Bard.
Are you one of the thousands of people who’ll be running the London Marathon on Sunday? If so, John Brunning is on hand to provide musical inspiration tonight! We’ll also wind down into the weekend with Smooth Classics at 7, and enjoy another Friday Film Favourite.
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The Classic FM Chart - Sunday 26 April 2015, 5pm
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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
The Sixteen shoot into the top spot with their stunning recording of Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610.
The drummer for Scottish rock band Teenage Fanclub has this week's highest new entry.
And there's another new No.1: 'The Chopin Project' ousts Debbie Wiseman's 'Wolf Hall' after just one week at the top.
Debbie Wiseman's score for Wolf Hall thunders into the chart and straight into the top spot.
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