Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 - 6.30pm & Sunday 4 – 7pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 21 May 2017

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Some of the world's best music played by the world's finest musicians, familiar favourites and new releases. Plus news and traffic updates.

RTÉ All-Ireland Drama Festival 2017

The 2017 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival takes place at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone from Thursday 4th May to Friday 12th May 2017, with the Presentation of Awards on Saturday 13th May. On Classic Drive and Weekend Drive we bring you reports on the previous night’s performances, every day at 5pm.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano (2nd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Ponce, Manuel

Performer(s): Carlos Prieto (Cello), Edison Quintana (Piano)

Album: Cello Music From Latin America / PMG Classics / 092102

Duration: 5:11


Title: Vals Peruano

Composer: Cardoso, Jorge

Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)

Album: Aire Latino: Latin American Music for Guitar - David Russell's / Telarc / CD-80612

Duration: 3:03


Title: Concerto For Clarinet,Bassoon And Orchestra In B Flat Major (2nd Movement) Andante Moderato

Composer: Danzi, Franz

Performer(s): Andreas Ottersamer (Clarinet), Albrecht Meyer (Cor Anglais), Kammerakademie Potsdam

Album: New Era:Andreas Ottensamer / Decca / 4814711

Duration: 3:19


Title: Donna Non Vidi Mai

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Plácido Domingo (Tenor), New Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cdz7625201893) / EMI / Cdz7625201893

Duration: 2:21


Title: Short Ride In A Fast Machine

Composer: Adams, John

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Adams Harmonielehre City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Rattle / EMI / 5550512

Duration: 4:24


Title: On The Street Where You Live

Composer: Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick

Performer(s): Plácido Domingo (Tenor), Peter Land (Vocal), Michael Sandler (Vocal), Peter Fleetwood (Vocal), The United Kingdom Symphony Orchestra

Album: Evening with Alan Jay Lerner / First Night Records / Encorecd2

Duration: 4:11


Title: Violin Concerto In D (2nd Movement) Larghetto

Composer: Beethoven Ludwig Van

Performer(s): Sinfonietta Riga

Album: Thomas Gould - Live In Riga / Edition / EDN 1058

Duration: 10:09


Title: Elle Est La...A La Voix D'Un Amant Fidele

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), Orchestra E Coro Del Teatro Comunale Bologna

Album: L'Amour - Juan Diego Florez / Decca / 4785948

Duration: 5:47


Title: Etude In E Op.10 No.3 'Tristesse'

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)

Album: Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 / RCA Victor / 456841-2

Duration: 4:05


Title: Karelia Suite (3rd Movement) Alla Marcia

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Halle Orchestra

Album: The Most Famous Marches / EMI / Cde5681252

Duration: 4:39


Title: Morgengruss

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): James Gilchrist (Tenor), Anna Tilbrook (Piano)

Album: Schubert Die Schone Mullerin / Orchid Music / ORC100006

Duration: 4:27


Title: Sanctus

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra, National Youth Choir Of Great Britain

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cdve956) / Virgin / Cdve956

Duration: 7:00


Title: Die Dreigroschenoper - Foxtrot Potpourri (Tanzpotpourrri Ii)

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Palast Orchestra

Album: Charming Weill - Dance Band Arrangements / BMG Classics / 09026635132

Duration: 4:48


Title: Piano Quintet In F Minor Op. 34 - Movement Ii - Andante, Un Poco Adagio

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano), Natalia Priscepenko (Vl), Heime Muller (Vl), Volker Jacobson (Vlo), Eckart Runge (Vlc), Artemis Quartet

Album: Schumann / Brahms: Piano Quintets - Artemis Quartet - Leif Ove Andsnes / Virgin Classics / 00946 395143 2 8

Duration: 8:13


Title: Harp Concerto (1st Movement) Allegro Molto

Composer: Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von

Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp), Academy Of St Of Martin In The Fields

Album: Harp Concertos (Recordno: 452723-2) / Decca / 452723-2

Duration: 7:10


Title: Jeg Elsker Dig

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Antonio Pappano (Piano)

Album: Barbara Bonney: Diamonds In The Snow Nordic Songs (Recordno: 466762-2) / Decca / 466762-2

Duration: 1:42


Title: Vals Poetico

Composer: Villanueva, Felipe

Performer(s): Festival Orchestra Of Mexico

Album: Latin American Classics / NAXOS / 8.550838

Duration: 2:58


Title: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No.5 In E Flat: (I) Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Album: The Beethoven Journey / Sony Classical / 88843058872

Duration: 20:06


Title: This Is The Day That The Lord Hath Made

Composer: Rutter, John

Performer(s): Choir Of The Westminster Abbey, Chapel Royal Choir Of St James' Palace

Album: The Royal Wedding / Decca Music

Duration: 4:51


Title: Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Composer: Andre / Schwandt / Kahn

Performer(s): Emmet Cahill, Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Niall O'Sullivan And Friends / Ard Aidhin Records / NOSCD02

Duration: 3:07


Title: Variations On A Tyrolean Theme

Composer: Arban, Jean-Baptiste

Performer(s): Frank Lloyd (Horn), Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Album: Lollipops / Claves / 50-8503

Duration: 4:17


Title: Pini Di Roma (The Pines Of Rome) (Arr. For Brass Ensemble)_ Iv. I Pini Della Via Appia (The Pines Of The Appian Way)

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Young German Brass Soloists

Album: Ottorino Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances / Geniun 2002 / Genuin 0107

Duration: 5:03


Title: Colonel Bogey

Composer: Alford, Kenneth

Performer(s): Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Album: Famous Marches / Decca / 478 4228

Duration: 3:53


Title: Summer Dances - Movement Iii - Allegro Non Troppo

Complete Work Name: Summer Dances

Composer: Nyman, Michael

Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet), John Miller (Trumpet), Paul Gardham (Horn), Simon Gunton (Trombone), Robin Haggart (Tuba)

Album: The Golden Section - Wallace Collection / Linn / CKD 092

Duration: 2:28


Title: South Rampart Street Parade

Composer: Bauduc, Ray/ Haggart, Bob

Performer(s): The Desford Colliery Band

Album: Bach to Bernstein / 1997 Hermitage Music / HMCD 7002-2

Duration: 3:09



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

Tweet: @evelynlyric

Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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