A series of weekly programmes in which a studio guest talks about their life & work and selects three pieces of music.
Claire Garner 15th January 2017
Janet Shell talks with Claire Garner on the founding of a new orchestra in Chertsey.
Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra 22nd May 2016
Janet Shell talks to Adam Johnson founder and conductor of the Northern Lights Symphony Orchestra. Adam selects his own choice of music and talks about the NLSO grand season finale concert at Cadogan Hall in June. Go to www.mixcloud.com/theclasicalcollection to hear complete programme.
Jenny Sutton 13th September 2015
Janet Shell talks to Jenny Sutton who along with her husband John has organised a special performance of Karl Jenkins ‘The Armed Man’ taking place at Kempton Park in the presence of the composer himself.
Andrew Broadbent 23rd November 2014
Janet Shell asks local musician Andrew Broadbent what he would programme given carte blanche and hear about his upcoming concerts.
Alex Roose 14th September 2014
Janet Shell talks to Alex Roose who has just finished as a Lay clerk at Guildford Cathedral. Janet asks him about his life in music so far, his time at Guildford and what his future plans are and he shares some music that has meant a lot to him.
DeNote Ensemble 7th July 2014
Janet Shell talks to Jane Booth and John Irving from the DeNote Ensemble about their music and their forthcoming concert in Esher.