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.
Every day this week, John's Big Piece after Six is a fantastic, historic recording of a famous piece of classical music. Tonight, a legendary performance by Jacqueline Du Pre of one of Elgar's most famous pieces.
Today's superb historic recording for the Big Piece After 6 is Van Cliburn's legendary - and multi-million selling - interpretation of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1.
The great Yehudi Menuhin features this evening, as John delves into the archives once again for the Big Piece After 6. Hear Menuhin in action, alongside the much-missed conductor Sir Colin Davis.
Tonight's Big Piece After 6 features an outstanding performance of Rachmaninov from the great Soviet pianist Sviatoslav Richter.
John invites you to wind down into the weekend with three hours of great music, including a barnstorming performance of Dvorak’s 'New World' Symphony.
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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
André Rieu waltzes back to the No.1 spot with his new album.
The re-assembled Avengers smash their way to the top of this week's Chart.
Ludovico Einaudi's Islands celebrates 200 weeks in the chart by getting to No.1.
The Sixteen hold onto the No.1 spot, while the highest new entry is a less well-known work from Vaughan Williams.
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