Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    Friends of the National Concert Hall Competition

    If you love music  - then this is definatelyt the competition for you. We have three Season Friend of the National Concert Hall memberships worth €125 to give away. Friends of the National Concert Hall enjoy ticket discounts, priority booking, music courses, open rehearsals, tours and talks throughout the year.

    Plus the overall winner will get a pair of tickets to see Natalie Dessay on March 26th 2015 with a two-course dinner for two with tea/coffee in the Terrace restaurant at the National Concert Hall before the performance courtesy of With Taste. After the concert, you can spend a €50 Gift Voucher in Music Box, The National Concert Hall music shop.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Friday 30 August 2013

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 6.40pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us

    Tribute to Seamus Heaney

    Irish poet and playwright Seamus Heaney has died at the age of 74. He was born to a farming family at Mossbawn near Bellaghy in Co Derry on 13 April, 1939. Educated at St Columb's College Catholic boarding school, he later studied at Queen's University Belfast, before making his home in Dublin, with periods of teaching in the United States. The recipient of numerous prizes, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995. At 6pm on Liz Nolan's Classic Drive to mark the passing of Seamus Heaney, a repeat of our programme “The Real and the Imaginary” presented by Eoin O’Kelly. This features Heaney’s work in light of his own public statements on the relationship between poetry and reality, and traces the evolution of his art since the publication of his first major collection Death of A Naturalist in the mid 1960s. The poet and his poetry in his own words.

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    Seamus Heaney - The Real and the Imaginery

    To mark the death of Seamus Heaney, a repeat of our programme "The Real and the Imaginary" presented and produced by Eoin O'Kelly. This features Heaney's work in light of his own public statements on the relationship between poetry and reality.
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    Culture File - Drinks

    Mixmaster, Tony Conigliaro, on the cocktail renaissance - and the perfect Dry Martini.

    TICKETS ALL GONE

    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 liz.lyricfm@rte.ie. 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

    • 16:02
      Title: Going To School
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 2:57
    • 16:06
      Title: Signore Ascolta!
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:09
      Title: Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The East World / La Musica
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 3:47
    • 16:20
      Title: Ave Maria
      Performer(s): Caccini, Giulio
      Performer(s): Caccini, Giulio
      Duration: 4:39
    • 16:25
      Title: July - Murmuration
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Talbot, Joby
      Duration: 3:28
    • 16:32
      Title: Christmas Eve Suite - Polonaise
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Duration: 5:33
    • 16:38
      Title: Di Quella Pira
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 3:38
    • 16:42
      Title: Entre Cloches (From Sites Auriculaires) For Two Pianos
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 2:59
    • 16:45
      Title: A Musical Joke (4th Movement) Presto
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:55
    • 16:51
      Title: Magnificat Bwv243 - Magnificat Anima Mea Dominum
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:15
    • 16:54
      Title: Iris Part 1
      Performer(s): Horner, James
      Performer(s): Horner, James
      Duration: 3:57
    • 16:59
      Title: Spartacus And Phrygia
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Duration: 8:48
    • 17:08
      Title: Tromba Lontana
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 4:34
    • 17:14
      Title: Kiss
      Composer: Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Performer(s): Prince
      Album: Hairbrush Divas (recordno: Wsmcd152), Wsm, WSMCD152
      Duration: 3:43
    • 17:17
      Title: Couplets Des Baisers
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Duration: 3:07
    • 17:21
      Title: Walt Whitman Overture Op.7
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 7:39
    • 17:33
      Title: Winter Fire And Snow
      Performer(s): Graham / Woods
      Performer(s): Graham / Woods
      Duration: 3:08
    • 17:36
      Title: Mariettas Lied (Gluck,Das Mir Verblieb)
      Performer(s): Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
      Duration: 5:44
    • 17:46
      Title: Musica Poetica 1 - Study For Xylophone
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Duration: 3:18
    • 17:52
      Title: Das Rheingold: Entry Of The Gods Into Valhalla
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 5:01
    • 18:27
      Title: The Parting Glass
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 3:33
    • 18:34
      Title: Bartered Bride: Overture
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 6:53
    • 18:51
      Title: Granada
      Performer(s): Lara, Agustin
      Performer(s): Lara, Agustin
      Duration: 4:48
    • 18:57
      Title: Fandango From Concierto Madrigal
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 2:17

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