VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day Europe woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
British pianist, broadcaster and composer Joseph Cooper was born at Westbury-on-Trym on 7 October 1912. He studied at Clifton College, Bristol, and at Oxford, where he was an organ scholar at Keble and a friend of Britain's musical ex-prime minister Edward Heath. Cooper studied with Egon Petri and built an international career as a soloist.
Joseph Cooper died on 4 August 2001, aged eighty-eight.