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    Placido Domingo Competition

    World famous tenor Plácido Domingo will make his long awaited return to Ireland on the 31st May 2015 to perform in Dublin’s 3Arena for a very special concert. Liz has a pair of tickets to give away to the concert every day this week and on Friday, she will pick out an overall winner to receive VIP Tickets, an overnight and dinner for two in the Marker Hotel on May 31st. 

    On the night, Placido will be accompanied by conductor Eugene Kohn and world renowned sopranos Angel Blue & Michaela Oeste, performing with the RTE Concert Orchestra. Don’t miss this unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to see a living legend live on stage.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Thursday 2 May 2013

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Liz brings you the perfect soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news, traffic, business and entertainment. plus Culture File at 6.40pm.
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    Culture File - Thursday May 2nd

    A little lighthouse keeping? Gerald Butler, author of the memoir, The Lightkeeper, takes us up the 52 steps well-worn steps of his station at Galley Head.

    Eurovision for the Birds

    Birds have been singing. People have been listening. For thousands of years. Now we want you to record your favourite birdsong in Ireland and email  Classic Drive your MP3 (max 10MB) before Wednesday 6th May. 

    We'll then pick the best recordings and send them to the Eurovision Birdsong Contest. The basic condition for all entries is that they must be your self-made recording, your self-selected find, your self-defined confrontation with the phenomenon of bird calls and birdsong. On 23 May, the day of the Eurovision Song Contest, Radio Oe1 in Austria will present recordings of birds made by radio listeners all over Europe.

    The best contribution will win  a high-quality pair of binoculars worth €1000 provided by Swarovski Optik, So get listening and recording and send us your birdsong. Listen to our sample from West Cork, recorded last year.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:10
      Title: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Performer(s): Enescu, George
      Duration: 2:41
    • 16:20
      Title: Walk To The Bunkhouse
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:15
    • 16:23
      Title: Florenz Hat Schone Frauen
      Performer(s): Suppe, Franz Von
      Performer(s): Suppe, Franz Von
      Duration: 5:14
    • 16:29
      Title: Symphony In D (4th Movement) Allegro Assai
      Performer(s): Clementi, Muzio
      Performer(s): Clementi, Muzio
      Duration: 3:51
    • 16:33
      Title: Quando M'En Vo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:05
    • 16:36
      Title: Valse Ballet
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 1:56
    • 16:42
      Title: Pieces En Concert - Movement Iii - La Tromba. Gaiement
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois
      Duration: 1:41
    • 16:44
      Title: Valse Sentimentale
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:00
    • 16:49
      Title: Boccaccio: Fiametta's Song
      Performer(s): Suppe, Franz Von
      Performer(s): Suppe, Franz Von
      Duration: 3:10
    • 17:05
      Title: What A Waste
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 3:22
    • 17:15
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In Fmin Op21 (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 8:39
    • 17:36
      Title: Valse Bluette (Air De Ballet)
      Performer(s): Drigo, Riccardo
      Performer(s): Drigo, Riccardo
      Duration: 2:16
    • 17:43
      Title: Leichtes Blut
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 2:40
    • 17:53
      Title: Trio Concertant No.2 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
      Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
      Duration: 6:13
    • 18:03
      Title: Auf Der Bruck D 853 (Schulze)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:32
    • 18:20
      Title: Torna Mi A Vagheggiar
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 4:35
    • 18:31
      Title: Luisa Miller: Act Ii, Finale - L'Ara O L'Avello Apprestami
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 3:32
    • 18:35
      Title: Concerto For Violincello And Orchestra No. 9 In B Flat Major G 4
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 5:15
    • 18:43
      Title: Concerto For 2 Mandolins, Strings And Continuo In G, Rv532, Anda
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:08

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