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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 13 June 2013

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    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

    • 15:55
      Title: Three American Dances - Cuban Feel
      Performer(s): Schnyder, Daniel
      Performer(s): Schnyder, Daniel
      Duration: 3:37
    • 16:02
      Title: Fair Phyllis
      Performer(s): Farmer
      Performer(s): Farmer
      Duration: 1:49
    • 16:05
      Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (2nd Movement) Minuetto
      Performer(s): Bizet Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet Georges
      Duration: 3:20
    • 16:08
      Title: Nocturne In F Sharp Major Op. 5 No. 1
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Duration: 2:46
    • 16:15
      Title: Symphony No.3 In F Major (3rd Movement) Poco Allegretto
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 6:52
    • 16:22
      Title: 1. Im Wunderschonen Monat Mir
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 1:53
    • 16:25
      Title: Trio No. 6 In A Major (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Di Venezia, Anna Bon
      Performer(s): Di Venezia, Anna Bon
      Duration: 2:42
    • 16:27
      Title: John's Book Of Alleged Dances - Judah To Ocean
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 2:49
    • 16:31
      Title: Khovanshchina: Prelude
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 6:31
    • 16:37
      Title: Sinfonia (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Duration: 2:10
    • 16:40
      Title: Cello Concerto No.2 In D (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:15
    • 16:48
      Title: Printemps Qui Commence
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 5:30
    • 17:06
      Title: Galliard Battaglia
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Duration: 3:31
    • 17:09
      Title: Coronation Anthem: Zadok The Priest Hwv 258
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 6:01
    • 17:16
      Title: Prayer Of St. Gregory
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): Hovhaness, Alan
      Duration: 4:58
    • 17:21
      Title: Symphony No. 3 - Movement V - Lustig Im Tempo Und Keck Im Ausdru
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 4:05
    • 17:28
      Title: Ballade No.2 In F Major Op.38
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 8:34
    • 17:50
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Op.35 (1st Movement) Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 18:48
    • 18:11
      Title: Matinees Musicales (1st Movement) March
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:48
    • 18:15
      Title: Tosca - Te Deum
      Performer(s): Puccini
      Performer(s): Puccini
      Album: Euphoric Classics - A Classical High, Emi Records, 724354554223
      Duration: 4:37
    • 18:20
      Title: Sinfonietta (Iv) Allegretto
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:05
    • 18:38
      Title: Nacht Und Traume
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:16
    • 18:51
      Title: Praeludium (From Czech Suite)
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:32

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