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The podcast for classical newbies. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.

Classical Fix BBC Radio 3

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    • 4.8 • 55 Ratings

The podcast for classical newbies. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.

    Benjamina Ebuehi

    Benjamina Ebuehi

    Linton Stephens mixes a classical playlist for baker, food stylist, recipe writer and 2016 Great British Bake Off quarter-finalist, Benjamina Ebuehi. Each week, Linton mixes a bespoke playlist for his guest, who then joins him to share their impressions of their new classical discoveries. Linton Stephens is a bassoonist with the Chineke! Orchestra and has also performed with the BBC Philharmonic, Halle Orchestra and Opera North, amongst many others.

    • 28 min
    Richie Brave

    Richie Brave

    Linton Stephens introduces a music-loving guest to classical music. Thsi week, Linton is joined by the host of 1Xtra Talks, Richie Brave.

    Richie's playlist:

    Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet no.12 'American' (1st movement)
    Valerie Coleman - Portraits of Langston: IV. Silver Rain
    Emilie Mayer - Symphony no.7 (3rd movement)
    Peter Gregson - Somnia
    Julius Eastman - Stay On It
    Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: I. O Fortuna

    Classical Fix is a podcast aimed at opening up the world of classical music to anyone who fancies giving it a go. Each week, Linton mixes a bespoke playlist for his guest, who then joins him to share their impressions of their new classical discoveries. Linton Stephens is a bassoonist with the Chineke! Orchestra and has also performed with the BBC Philharmonic, Halle Orchestra and Opera North, amongst many others.

    • 29 min
    Catherine Bohart

    Catherine Bohart

    Linton Stephens mixes a classical playlist for comedian and writer Catherine Bohart.

    Catherine's playlist:

    Clara Schumann - Piano Sonata in G minor (2nd movement)
    Antonio Vivaldi - Violin Concerto in D major RV.211 (3rd movement)
    Hannah Peel - Sunrise Through the Dusty Nebula
    Jennifer Higdon - Harp Concerto (2nd movement 'Joy Ride')
    Ola Gjeilo - Northern Lights
    Johannes Brahms - Symphony no.3 in F (3rd movement)

    Classical Fix is a podcast aimed at opening up the world of classical music to anyone who fancies giving it a go. Each week, Linton mixes a bespoke playlist for his guest, who then joins him to share their impressions of their new classical discoveries. Linton Stephens is a bassoonist with the Chineke! Orchestra and has also performed with the BBC Philharmonic, Halle Orchestra and Opera North, amongst many others.

    • 29 min
    Jimi Famurewa

    Jimi Famurewa

    Linton Stephens mixes a classical playlist for his music-loving guest. This week, Linton is joined by food critic and writer Jimi Famurewa, whose new book 'Settlers: Journeys Through the Food, Faith and Culture of Black African London' has just been released.

    Jimi's playlist:

    Justinian Tamasuza - Ekitundu Ekisooka
    Percy Grainger - Irish Tune from County Derry
    Dorothy Rudd Moore - Old Black Men
    Philip Herbert - Elegy (In Memoriam Stephen Lawrence)
    Ruth Gipps - Horn Concerto (3rd movement)
    Ayanna Witter-Johnson - Rise Up Riddim

    Classical Fix is a podcast aimed at opening up the world of classical music to anyone who fancies giving it a go. Each week, Linton mixes a bespoke playlist for his guest, who then joins him to share their impressions of their new classical discoveries. Linton Stephens is a bassoonist with the Chineke! Orchestra and has also performed with the BBC Philharmonic, Halle Orchestra and Opera North, amongst many others.

    • 28 min
    Elf Lyons

    Elf Lyons

    Linton Stephens hosts a new series of Classical Fix, introducing music-loving guests to classical music. This week, Linton is joined by comedy artist Elf Lyons.

    Elf's playlist:

    Shirley J. Thompson - Semplice Sempre
    Edward Elgar - Soliloquy
    Gioachino Rossini - Duetto buffo di due gatti (Cat Duet)
    Shelley Washington - Middleground
    Elizabeth Maconchy - Ophelia's Song
    Oswald Russell - Three Jamaican Dances (no.2)


    Classical Fix is a podcast aimed at opening up the world of classical music to anyone who fancies giving it a go. Each week, Linton mixes a bespoke playlist for his guest, who then joins him to share their impressions of their new classical discoveries. Linton Stephens is a bassoonist with the Chineke! Orchestra and has also performed with the BBC Philharmonic, Halle Orchestra and Opera North, amongst many others.

    • 29 min
    Kelechi

    Kelechi

    For Black History Month, Linton Stephens mixes a classical playlist of music by black composers for his guest, the writer, pole dance teacher and host of the 'Say Your Mind' podcast, Kelechi Okafor.

    Kelechi's playlist:

    Anthony R. Green - The Green Double: II. Dance Reflections
    Fred Onovwerosuoke - 24 Studies in African Rythms: Study no.24 'Raging River Dance 2'
    Margaret Bonds - What Lips My Lips Have Kissed
    Joseph Bologne - Symphony in G major op.11 no.1 (1st movement)
    Ysaye Maria Barnwell - We Are
    Avril Coleridge-Taylor - Sussex Landscape op.27 (1st movement)

    Classical Fix is a podcast aimed at opening up the world of classical music to anyone who fancies giving it a go. Each week, Linton mixes a bespoke playlist for his guest, who then joins him to share their impressions of their new classical discoveries. Linton Stephens is a bassoonist with the Chineke! Orchestra and has also performed with the BBC Philharmonic, Halle Orchestra and Opera North, amongst many others.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

Andante' ,

Classical Fix podcast ❤️

I love it so much Thank you DDH

Bravo

DDH

LGMZG ,

Good show

Linton Stephen has a easy and so natural way to make me feel at home and not just me also his guest. Easy way to reconnect with his music choices. Good addition to the show. The show was good now is even bettter

SAARKÉSH ,

Discover brilliant composers & their creations

A huge thanks to the producers of with this podcast. Some episodes demand listening to again & again. Full of leads and new discoveries. Be ready to be dazzled by the music & it’s impact on human psyche- simply awesome 👏
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