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    Music Network Competition

    Grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital and accordionist Ksenija Sidorova are set to delight Irish audiences on tour from 22 - 27 April 2015. A diverse programme of folk, classical and contemporary music takes the instruments beyond their folk roots. Liz has a double B&B room at the five-star Merrion Hotel a pair of tickets to see Avi Avital & Ksenija Sidorova at City Assembly House, South William St, Dublin 2 on Sunday 26th April 2015.

    Recognised by The New York Times for his “exquisitely sensitive playing,” Avi Avital has captivated audiences across the globe with his playing. He is joined by superstar accordionist Ksenija Sidorova, who transfixes audiences with her delicate but staggeringly precise performances. Check out Music Network for full tour dates and venues.

    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. 

    Congratulations to our Monday winner Fionnuala McManus from Co. Kildare. 

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Monday 13 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 - The Notion of Fleadership

    When are choreographers like fleas? When they're thinking about the future of management, of course. Fearghus Ó Conchúir on his notion of fleadership in dance.

    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

    • 15:56
      Title: Sonata For Trumpet And Strings - Vivo
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 2:51
    • 15:59
      Title: Humouesque No 3 In E Flat Major
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 3:54
    • 16:10
      Title: El Pelele 'Escena Goyesca'
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 4:38
    • 16:14
      Title: Fandango From Concierto Madrigal
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 2:17
    • 16:18
      Title: Symphony No.3 In A Minor Op.56 "Scottish" 2nd Movement Vivace No
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:45
    • 16:23
      Title: Hereupon We're Both Agreed
      Performer(s): Gilbert / Sullivan
      Performer(s): Gilbert / Sullivan
      Duration: 2:01
    • 16:28
      Title: Summer Dances - Movement Iii - Allegro Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Nyman, Michael
      Performer(s): Nyman, Michael
      Duration: 2:43
    • 16:31
      Title: Suite In F, Lady Radnor's Suite - Prelude
      Performer(s): Parry, Hubert
      Performer(s): Parry, Hubert
      Duration: 2:40
    • 16:34
      Title: Donna Non Vidi Mai
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:08
    • 16:43
      Title: Delirien Op.212
      Performer(s): Strauss, Josef
      Performer(s): Strauss, Josef
      Duration: 9:04
    • 16:52
      Title: Ich Schenk Mein Herz
      Performer(s): Mackeben, Theo
      Performer(s): Mackeben, Theo
      Duration: 4:08
    • 16:56
      Title: Vi: The Lost Lady Found
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Duration: 2:43
    • 16:59
      Title: Violin Concerto In A Major (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 5:57
    • 17:06
      Title: Su, Profetessa, Monta Il Treppi? From Un Ballo
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 4:23
    • 17:18
      Title: Duo Concertant In A Major Op 31 No 1 - Movement Iii - Rondo-Poc
      Performer(s): Lhoyer, Antoine De
      Performer(s): Lhoyer, Antoine De
      Duration: 3:24
    • 17:21
      Title: Monte Christo When I Survey The Wonderous Cross
      Performer(s): Kent/Burton
      Performer(s): Kent/Burton
      Duration: 3:34
    • 17:24
      Title: Prelude From Les Sylphides
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 1:40
    • 17:29
      Title: Serenade No. 2 - Movement Iv - Quasi Menuetto
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 5:31
    • 17:36
      Title: La Pesca (Fishing)
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 4:11
    • 17:40
      Title: Serenade In D Maj K239 (3rd Movement) Rondeau Allegretto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:00
    • 17:48
      Title: La Bergamasca
      Performer(s): Uccellini, Marco
      Performer(s): Uccellini, Marco
      Duration: 4:03
    • 17:51
      Title: The Daisies
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Performer(s): Barber, Samuel
      Duration: 1:34
    • 17:54
      Title: Symphony No. 7 In A Major Op. 92 - Movement Ii - Allegretto
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:13
    • 18:04
      Title: Rondo In D Minor
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 4:22
    • 18:08
      Title: Fugata
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 4:01
    • 18:13
      Title: St Matthew Passion No.68 Chorus : Wir Setzen Uns Mit Tranen Nied
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:23
    • 18:19
      Title: Capricho No. 24 Op. 1
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Duration: 6:51
    • 18:28
      Title: Sinfonia Il Giorno Onomastico - Iv Allegretto E Sempre L'Istesso
      Performer(s): Salieri, Antonio
      Performer(s): Salieri, Antonio
      Duration: 5:55
    • 18:41
      Title: Clar Concerto No. 1 In C Min (3rd Movement) Rondo: Vivace
      Performer(s): Spohr, Louis
      Performer(s): Spohr, Louis
      Duration: 6:14
    • 18:48
      Title: Yet, Can I Hear That Dulcet Lay
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 4:21
    • 18:52
      Title: Muzette
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois
      Performer(s): Couperin, Francois
      Duration: 3:20

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