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    Competition Time - DruidShakespeare @ Kilkenny Arts Festival

    Since its foundation in 1974, Kilkenny Arts Festival has brought many of the world’s finest musicians, performers, writers and artists to the heart of Ireland’s medieval city each August.

    One of the highlights this year must surely be . Come and experience DruidShakespeare, an epic theatrical event which the Guardian has called "exhilarating... extraordinary... a staggering venture";  On Monday, we have 2 x tickets to DruidShakepeare and accommodation for 2 in the beautifully restored 17th century Lyrath Estate Hotel.

    DruidShakespeare is a sweeping narrative of family, ambition, war and the making of nations with a rousing parade of characters including one of the playwright's greatest comic creations, Falstaff.  The open-air staging in Castle Yard will have a special resonance, as Richard II stayed at Kilkenny Castle while fighting his Irish campaigns.  

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Wednesday 29 July 2015


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Concerto For Violin And Viola With Orchestra Op. 88 - Movement Iii - Allegro Molto
      Composer: Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Yuri Bashmet (Viola)
      Performer(s): Yuri Bashmet (Viola), Victor Tretiakov (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Bruch: Double Concerto, Walton: Viola Concerto - Yuri Bashmet, BMG, 09026 63292 2
      Duration: 5:32
    • 16:07
      Title: Romance From The Gadfly
      Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Erez Ofer (Violin)
      Performer(s): Erez Ofer (Violin), Philadelphia Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 4561952), Polygram, 4561952
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:14
      Title: Capriccio Espagnol (4th Movement) Scena E Canto Gitano
      Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Artur Pizarro (Piano)
      Performer(s): Artur Pizarro (Piano), Vita Panomariovaite (Piano)
      Album: Rinsky-Koraskov - Piano duos - Arthur Pizarro and Vita Panmariovaite, LINN Records, CKD293
      Duration: 5:23
    • 16:28
      Title: I Could Have Danced All Night
      Composer: Lerner/Loewe
      Performer(s): Kevin Morgan (Tuba)
      Performer(s): Kevin Morgan (Tuba), Paul Bateman (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 2098), ASV, 2098
      Duration: 1:22
    • 16:41
      Title: Vocalise Op 34 No 14
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): James Galway (Flute)
      Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), National Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: James Galway Celebrating 70 - A Collection of Personal Favourites, Sony, 88697422012
      Duration: 4:18
    • 16:53
      Title: Samsong
      Composer: York, Andrew
      Performer(s): Andrew York (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Andrew York (Guitar)
      Album: Andrew York: Hauser Sessions, Majian Music, MM001CD
      Duration: 1:48
    • 16:55
      Title: Sonata In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro
      Complete Work Name: Sonata In B Flat Major K 333
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Ingolf Wunder (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ingolf Wunder (Piano)
      Album: Ingolf Wunder 300, Deutsche Grammophon, 4790084
      Duration: 7:42
    • 17:05
      Title: Cello Suite No.1 In G (1st Movement) Prelude
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Album: Suites For Unaccompanied Cello (Recordno: SM2K89754), Sony Classical, SM2K89754
      Duration: 2:31
    • 17:47
      Title: Saint Saens The Swan From Carnival Of The Animals
      Composer: Saint-Saens
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre/Osian Ellis
      Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre/Osian Ellis
      Album: Classic Moods Romanza, Hmv, HMV5731262
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:52
      Title: Donde Estas, Yolanda?
      Complete Work Name: Donde Estas, Yolanda?
      Composer: Jiminez
      Performer(s): Pink Martini
      Performer(s): Pink Martini
      Album: Sympathique, Wrasse Records, WRASS 143
      Duration: 3:26
    • 18:08
      Title: Triduanas A Domino
      Composer: Steffani, Agostino
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo), Franco Fagioli, I Barocchisti, Coro Della Radiotelevisione Svizzera
      Album: Agostino Steffani: Stabat Mater, Decca, 4785336
      Duration: 2:54
    • 18:17
      Title: Trois Marches Militaries Op. 51 D 733 - No. 2 In G Major - Allegro
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
      Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Radu Lupu (Piano)
      Album: Schubert: Grand Duo, Variations D 813, Marches Militaires - Daniel Barenboim, Radu Lupu, Teldec, 0630-17146-2
      Duration: 3:26
    • 18:20
      Title: Io Son Quel Gelsomina - Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Richard Galliano (Accordion)
      Performer(s): Richard Galliano (Accordion)
      Album: Richard Galliano: Vivaldi, Deutsche Grammophon, 481 035 0
      Duration: 1:50
    • 18:24
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat Major (3rd Movement) Vivace
      Composer: Neruda, Johann Baptist Georg
      Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet), The Wallace Collection, Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: T for Trumpeteer - John Wallace, The Wallace Collection, Philharmonia Orchestra, The Wallace Collection, WC2003
      Duration: 4:16
    • 18:28
      Title: Reverie Opus 49 No.3
      Composer: Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic
      Performer(s): Ivan Ilic
      Album: The Transcendentalist, Hersey Records, Heresy 015
      Duration: 1:13
    • 18:32
      Title: Violin Concerto No.2 (3rd Movement) Allegro Con Fuoco
      Composer: Wieniawski, Henyrk
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Orchestra Of Paris
      Album: Saint-Saens / Wieniawski: Violin Concertos - Perlman / Orchestra of Paris / Barenboim, Deutsche Grammophon, 4105262
      Duration: 5:53
    • 18:39
      Title: Song To The Moon
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Soprano), Rte National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: For Eternity (Recordno: Not Available), RTE lyric fm
      Duration: 5:59

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