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Edward Seckerson on 28 June, 2011
Ron’s recordings are often to be heard on BBC Radio 2, Radio 3 and Classic FM, and broadcasts of his own music are increasingly to be heard, too. Significant radio broadcasts include the following:
Ron discussed the background and inspiration behind his orchestral triptych, Guernsey Postcards for BBC Guernsey on 19 January, 2010.
Ron was a guest on Aled Jones’ BBC Radio 3 programme, The Choir in February, 2010, when his Dover Beach and Give to my Eyes, Lord were broadcast.
First performance on Classic FM of the complete Guernsey Postcards in a programme presented by Howard Goodall on Saturday 29 May, 2010.
On 4 January, 2011 at 7.00pm, Jane Jones presented a Full Works programme on Classic FM to celebrate Ron’s Birthday. The pieces played were mainly from his European Light Music Classics disc, also from the British Light Music Classics series and his Prokofiev CD.
He was again in discussion with Aled Jones on Radio 2’s Good Morning, Sunday on 6 February, 2011 to mark the CD launch and world première performance of Dhammapada later the same day.
In June-July, 2011 a number of BBC Regional Radio Sunday Morning shows aired recorded interviews with Ron in Leicester, Newcastle, Cumbria, Guernsey, Manchester, Northamptonshire and Wiltshire.
On the Radio 3 Sunday Morning show of 26 June, 2011 Suzy Klein interviewed him live from the foyer of the Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s South Bank, and his recording of ‘Pembroke Bay’ from Guernsey Postcards was broadcast.
On 7 July, 2011 Ron discussed his life and work live on Radio 3’s In Tune with Sean Rafferty. Mark Stone (baritone) and Sholto Kynoch (piano) performed Sleep, The Owl and the Pussycat and ‘The Irish Pig’ (from Cornucopia) live on air – all available on The Songs of Ronald Corp CD. ‘St. Peter Port’ from Guernsey Postcards was also played, with Ron conducting the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. See photo.
On Friday 8 July, 2011 Desmond Carrington’s Radio 2 show, The Music Goes Round was an hour-long Ronald Corp ‘Birthday Special‘, and featured his Verbum Patris from the recording by Voces Cantabiles. Pieces from the Milhaud, Lionel Monckton and British Light Music Classics discs were also played.
First broadcast of the 2011 anthem, Laudate Dominum, directed by Stephen Tanner as part of Radio 3’s Choral Evensong from Exeter Cathedral on 5 October, 2011.
Broadcast of the first movement of Piano Concerto No. 1 on Radio Shanghai’s Classical Connections programme on Saturday 12 May, 2012. In his introduction to the work, Edward Morton Jack described the movement as ‘exciting, attractive and effective’. Movements 2 and 3 were subsequently broadcast in early December, 2012.
On 18 September, 2012 he again appeared on In Tune with Sean Rafferty. Excerpts from the disc ‘Things I didn’t say‘ were aired, in addition to Ron discussing his forthcoming concert performance of Delius’ A Village Romeo and Juliet at QEH.