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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Friday 21 November 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


    We're afraid that all the listener tickets for this have been applied for. We will have a reserve list so feel free to email in case we get any returns.

    RTÉ lyric fm’s Classic Drive Live with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Studio 1, 12th December

    On Friday the 12th December from 5.30pm, Liz Nolan’s Classic Drive will broadcast live from Studio 1 in the RTE Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 in the company of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Finucane and she would love you to be there. Expect great orchestral and seasonal music from the masters including Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Prokofiev.

    Liz will also introduce some of the great new musical talent in Ireland. Rising stars soprano Jennifer Davis and tenor Patrick Hyland, and violinst Aoife Ní Bhríain will perform with the RTÉ NSO and talk to Liz about their plans for the future. Culture File’s Luke Clancy will present a live insight to the world of culture and the arts, and as usual Liz will have all the usual sport and traffic updates.

    To attend this free broadcast, simply email your name, contact details and number of tickets required to The broadcast will run from 5.30-7.00pm and we will need you to be at the Radio Centre in RTÉ by 5.00pm.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:04
      Title: Libertango -- Not Available
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Lunfardia
      Performer(s): Lunfardia, Ioana Petcu Colan (Violin), Dermot Dunne (Accordian), Ariel Hernandez (Guitar, Vocal), Malachy Robinson
      Album: Picada Pa Cinco - Lunfardia ~~ Cdr05499, Lunfardia Records, Lf001
      Duration: 4:49
    • 16:12
      Title: Toccata -- Le Tombeau De Couperin
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): James Rhodes (Piano)
      Performer(s): James Rhodes (Piano)
      Album: Bullets & Lullabies, Warner Bros, 5052498358328
      Duration: 4:00
    • 16:23
      Title: Trio Sonata In G Major (2nd Movement) Passacaille
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Tatty Theo (Cello)
      Performer(s): Tatty Theo (Cello), Marianna Szucs /Katalin Kertesz (Violin) Hannah Mclaughlin (Oboe & Recorder) Carolyn Gibley (Harpsichord & Organ, The Brook Street Band
      Album: The Brook Street Band / Handel 'Oxford' Water Music, AVIE, AV0028
      Duration: 4:39
    • 16:34
      Title: Chi Passa Per'sta Strada
      Composer: Azzaiolo, Filippo
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Silk Road Ensemble
      Album: The Essential Yo-Yo Ma ~~ CDD04924, Legacy / Sony Classical, S2K93927
      Duration: 4:41
    • 16:39
      Title: Ballet Des Mouches (2nd Movement) Valse
      Composer: Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Gulbenkian Orchestra
      Album: Offenbach Music from the Operettas, Nimbus Records, NI5303
      Duration: 4:07
    • 16:47
      Title: Polonaise B100
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Dvorak: Czech Suite / Prague Waltzes / Polonaise Polka, Decca, 414370
      Duration: 5:20
    • 16:55
      Title: Springtanz/ Thugamar Fein An Samhradh Linn
      Composer: Praetorius / Trad
      Performer(s): Laoise O'Brien (Recorders)
      Performer(s): Laoise O'Brien (Recorders), John Feeley (Guitar)Odhra O Casaide (Violin)
      Album: How Happy For The Little Birds ~~ Not Available, DIT
      Duration: 4:26
    • 17:12
      Title: Quartet No.5 In A Major (3rd Movement) Modere
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Wilbert Hazelzet (Flute)
      Performer(s): Wilbert Hazelzet (Flute), Sonnerie Trio
      Album: Telemann: Paris Quartets (Recordno: 724354504525) ~~ L804113, Veritas, 724354504525
      Duration: 4:19
    • 17:17
      Title: Oh, The Pleasure Of The Plains
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Les Arts Florissants
      Performer(s): Les Arts Florissants, Sophie Daneman, Paul Agnew, Alan Ewing, Patricia Petibon
      Album: Acis And Galatea ~~ C668302, Erato, 3984-25505-2
      Duration: 4:47
    • 17:22
      Title: Overture : Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): La Cetra Barockorchester Basel
      Album: Mozart Overtures (Recordno: 4779445), Deutsche Grammophon, 4779445
      Duration: 5:38
    • 17:36
      Title: Symphony No.2 "Resurrection" "O Roschen Rot"
      Composer: Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Christa Ludwig (Contralto)
      Performer(s): Christa Ludwig (Contralto), Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Norbert Balatsch (Chorus Master)
      Album: Mahler The People's Edition, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779260
      Duration: 5:29
    • 17:53
      Title: Drive Away From Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events
      Composer: Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events - Newman, Sony Classical / Sony Music Soundtrax, SK 93576
      Duration: 5:04
    • 18:00
      Title: Capriccio Espagnol (4+5) Scena+Fandango
      Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Rudolf Gaehler (Violin)
      Performer(s): Rudolf Gaehler (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Rimsky-Korsakov, Telarc, Cd80208
      Duration: 8:10
    • 18:09
      Title: Lux Aurumque (Light And Gold)
      Composer: Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Eric Whitacre Singers
      Album: Eric Whitacre : Light & Gold, Decca Records, 2743209
      Duration: 4:14
    • 18:17
      Title: Sérénade Toscane (Transc. F. Ronchini)
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin)
      Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano)
      Album: The Fauré Album, Canary Classics/ Artemis Classics LLC, ATM-CD-1239
      Duration: 3:14
    • 18:33
      Title: Mazurka In B Flat Major (Ix)
      Composer: Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha
      Album: Danzas Espanolas - Alicia de Larrocha, Decca, 478 7157
      Duration: 5:22
    • 18:39
      Title: Concierto Para Una Fiesta (3rd Movement) Allegro Moderato
      Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar), Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
      Album: 50 x Guitar PD LM, Decca, 4786745
      Duration: 6:49
    • 18:50
      Title: Lullaby For String Orchestra
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Cleveland Orchestra
      Album: The Gershwin Collection ~~ Not Available, Decca, 4782687
      Duration: 8:02

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