Tom Rayner

Year Joined: 2020

Tell us about your programme:

The Classical Hour. A selection of classical and choral music with factual links between each piece. Piloting ‘Musical Memories’ where I chat to some listeners about the music that’s stuck with them throughout their lives.

What would be your top three Desert Island Discs?

  • Gerald Finzi – Lo, the full, final sacrifice
  • Ola Gjeilo – Northern Lights
  • John Mayer – Neon

Music artists that have influenced you:

Ola Gjeilo, Vytautas Miškinis, Rachmaninoff

Three words to describe volunteering at a hospital radio station:

An exciting opportunity to share my love of classical music, and to gain experience for the future

Tom Rayner