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    Liz is going to Wexford Festival Opera

    Davide Bartolucci, Filippo Fontana & Marie-Eve Munger in Don Bucefalo by Antonio Cagnoni Wexford Festival Opera 2014 On Wednesday 22nd October, we'll be broadcasting live from the foyer of Whites Hotel in the heart of Wexford. Liz will be getting backstage news and views from cast and crew members of the three main operas Salome, Silent Night and Don Bucefalo.

    Are you a regular at Wexford Festival Opera? Were you a volunteer at WFO? Liz would love about Festivals past. Email us your WFO memories.

    Culture File

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Tuesday 21 October 2014


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 5.40pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us

    Competition Time

    This week Liz has the fantastic prize of two tickets to hear the Tallis Scholars in concert at the National Concert Hall as they open the 2014-15 Choral Series at the NCH on Thursday 6th November. The winner will also get complimentary overnight  accommodation for two people with B&B at the luxurious Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green on the night of the concert.

    Walton's Music for Schools Competition 2015

    The annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition is a national  celebration of music in Irish schools. The competition awards a total of €10,000 worth of vouchers for musical instruments, accessories, books, music technology or PA equipment from Waltons Music.

    Liz will announce the year’s twelve Finalist schools on Friday, 20 March 2015. More information and entry forms, here.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:00
      Title: Scenes De Ballet - Valse
      Composer: Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Russian Dances (Recordno: CHAN6598) ~~ CDG03233, Chandos Records Ltd, CHAN6598
      Duration: 4:29
    • 16:05
      Title: I Want To Be A Prima Donna
      Composer: Herbert, Victor
      Performer(s): Lesley Garrett (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Lesley Garrett (Soprano), Hugh Bean (Leader), The Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Lesley Garrett - Prima Donna, Silva Screen, SONGCD 907
      Duration: 3:24
    • 16:08
      Title: Three American Dances - Cuban Feel
      Composer: Schnyder, Daniel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble
      Album: The Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble plays the music of James Pugh and Daniel Schnyder, Signum Records, SIGCD504
      Duration: 3:22
    • 16:13
      Title: Impromptu No.1 In A Flat Op.29
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)
      Album: Chopin Nocturnes - Angelia Hewitt, Hyperion, CDA67371/2
      Duration: 4:19
    • 16:22
      Title: Don Quixote Suite: Ouverture
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Northern Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Telemann: Orchestral Suites ~~ H710501, Naxos, 8.554019
      Duration: 5:42
    • 16:33
      Title: Beatles Concerto Grosso No. 2 - A Hard Day's Night
      Composer: Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Quido And Anna Holbling (Violins) Juraj Alexander (Cello) Vladislav Brunner (Flute), Peter Breiner And His Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Beatles Go Baroque ~~ G431706, Naxos, 8.55010
      Duration: 2:36
    • 16:38
      Title: If Ye Love Me
      Composer: Tallis, Thomas
      Performer(s): Tallis Scholars
      Performer(s): Tallis Scholars, The Tallis Scholars
      Album: The Yearning Spirit ~~ C623901, Gimell, 454993-2
      Duration: 2:05
    • 16:40
      Title: Manon Lescaut Intermezzo To Act 3
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Halle Orchestra
      Album: 40 Most Beautiful Love Themes ~~ CDG04767, Warner Classics, 256469989-0
      Duration: 5:11
    • 16:47
      Title: Overture : Le Nozze Di Figaro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): La Cetra Barockorchester Basel
      Album: Mozart Overtures (Recordno: 4779445), Deutsche Grammophon, 4779445
      Duration: 4:16
    • 16:52
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In B Flat (3rd Movement) Menuetto -- Quintet In B Flat Op34
      Composer: Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Antony Pay (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Antony Pay (Clarinet), Nash Ensemble
      Album: Weber: Clarinet Quintet ~~ H132903, Crd, Crd3398
      Duration: 5:30
    • 16:59
      Title: Na Vosdushnom Okeane
      Composer: Rubinstein, Anton Grigor'yevich
      Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Kirov Orchestra
      Album: Dmitri Hvorostovsky: Portrait, Philips, 4757643
      Duration: 4:42
    • 17:04
      Title: Traumeri
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Vladimir Horowitz
      Performer(s): Vladimir Horowitz
      Album: Horowitz in Moscow -- 479 2555, Deutsche Grammophon, 479 2555
      Duration: 2:38
    • 17:08
      Title: Symphony No.6 In B Minor (Pathetique) 3rd Movement
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): West Eastern Divan Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky Schoenberg Barenboim, DECCA, 478 2719
      Duration: 9:26
    • 17:22
      Title: Shenandoah -- Not Available
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Neil Martin (Pipes), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: A Song in My Heart - Bryn Terfel ~~ CDA03584, Deutsche Grammophon, 4776686
      Duration: 4:27
    • 17:26
      Title: The Gammy Bird
      Composer: Christopher Young
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: The Shipping News - OST, Milan, 74321925532
      Duration: 2:20
    • 17:33
      Title: The Corregidors Dance
      Composer: De Falla, Manuel
      Performer(s): Jill Gomez (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Jill Gomez (Soprano)
      Album: The Three Cornered Hat, CHAN 8904
      Duration: 6:11
    • 17:47
      Title: Jean De Florette - Theme
      Complete Work Name: Jean De Florette
      Composer: Petit, Jean-Claude
      Performer(s): Toots Thielemans (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Toots Thielemans (Harmonica), Orchestra Of Paris
      Album: Classical Chill out 2 CD 2, Circa Records, 724356208728
      Duration: 2:32
    • 18:08
      Title: Violin Concerto In E Flat Major, Op. 8 No. 5 Rv 253 'La Tempesta Di Mare' (3rd Movement) Presto
      Complete Work Name: Concerto In E Flat Major, Op. 8 No. 5 Rv 253 'La Tempesta Di Mare' For Violin, Strings And Basso Continuo
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
      Album: Daniel Hope - Vivaldi, Deutsche Grammophon, 4777463
      Duration: 3:46
    • 18:12
      Title: Balletto Detto Il Conte Orlando
      Complete Work Name: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No. 1
      Composer: Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Australian Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances (Recordno: 437533-2), Deutsche Grammophon, 437533-2
      Duration: 2:51
    • 18:16
      Title: Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'Un Faune
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute)
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Debussy - Pelléas Et Mélisande Suite, Concert Suite Etc., Deutsche Grammophon, 471332-2
      Duration: 9:27
    • 18:26
      Title: Signor Ascolta From Turandot
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Puccini: Opera Arias (Recordno: Cdc-7478412) ~~ C019901, EMI, Cdc-7478412
      Duration: 2:30
    • 18:33
      Title: Piano Quartet No. 1 In C Minor Op. 15 - Movement Ii - Allegro Molto
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jean Hubeau (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jean Hubeau (Piano), Raymond Gallois-Montbrun (Violin), Colette Lequien (Viola), Andre Navarra (Cello)
      Album: Faure: The Piano Quartets and Quintets - Disk 2, Apex, 2564 69986-3
      Duration: 3:25
    • 18:37
      Title: Les Moulins De Mon Coeur
      Composer: Legrand, Michel
      Performer(s): Jessye Norman
      Performer(s): Jessye Norman, Ron Carter (Bass), Michel Legrand (Piano), Grady Tate (Drums)
      Album: I was born in love with you, Philips, 456 654-2
      Duration: 4:49
    • 18:43
      Title: Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis -- Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis
      Complete Work Name: Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philadelphia Orchestra
      Album: Alan Titchmarsh - In a Country Garden ~~ CDG03528, Sony Music Entertainment, SONYTV85CD
      Duration: 14:33

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