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Bill Turnbull teams up with Sony Classical for new album

The 3CD set will arrive next month.

Bill Turnbull
Credit: Sony Classical

Bill Turnbull has teamed up with Sony Classic to present new album Bill Turnbull’s Relaxing Classics.

Due for release on 18th November 2016, the album is a 3CD set featuring some of the world’s most beautiful and relaxing classic music. Bill has curated the tracklist himself picking pieces such as Barber’s Adagio for Strings; Faure’s Pavane, Liszt’s Liebestraum, Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto; Pachelbel’s Canon and Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending.

The album features many acclaimed artists including Joshua Bell, Amy Dickson, Sol Gabetta, Lang Lang and Yo-Yo Ma. It also features music from heritage artists such as Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Arthur Rubinstein and Eugene Ormandy.

Bill is best-known for presenting on BBC Breakfast. He started off his career as a reporter for Radio Clyde in Glasgow before going on to be a BBC correspondent. In his career he has also participated on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and took part in a sleep deprivation experiment for The One Show.

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Since recently leaving BBC Breakfast, Bill has been host of the BBC One quiz show Think Tank. He also presents a three-hour music programme on Classic FM every Saturday and Sunday morning.

Take a look at the artwork for Bill Turnbull’s Relaxing Classics below:

Bill Turnbull

Credit: Sony Classical

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