Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    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 Thursday 12 September 2013

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    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
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    Culture File - Turpin at the Dead Zoo - Part 1

    Singer-songwriter, David Turpin takes Liam Geraghty on a tour of Dublin's Natural History Museum, in the first of a two part interview.

    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

    • 16:00
      Title: Sweet By And By
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:09
    • 16:03
      Title: American Collection Theme
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 3:41
    • 16:07
      Title: I Got Rhythm
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 4:33
    • 16:12
      Title: Concerto No. 1 In E Flat Major - Movement Iii
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 5:13
    • 16:17
      Title: With Wand'ring Steps (Recorder Version)
      Performer(s): Pook, Jocelyn / Milton, John
      Performer(s): Pook, Jocelyn / Milton, John
      Duration: 2:55
    • 16:21
      Title: Pastime With Good Company
      Performer(s): Henry Viii
      Performer(s): Henry Viii
      Duration: 5:39
    • 16:27
      Title: Toccata
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 1:51
    • 16:33
      Title: Ride Of The Valkyries
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 8:00
    • 16:41
      Title: Auf Flugen Des Gesanges, Op.34, No.2
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 3:29
    • 16:45
      Title: Danse Profane
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:20
    • 16:59
      Title: Blue Danube Waltz
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 12:06
    • 17:12
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:18
      Title: Six Feet Under: Theme
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 2:26
    • 17:21
      Title: Don Quixote Suite: Ouverture
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 5:57
    • 17:27
      Title: Tempus Est Iocundum
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Duration: 2:34
    • 17:33
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:38
      Title: Se Equivoco La Paloma
      Performer(s): Guastavino, Carlos
      Performer(s): Guastavino, Carlos
      Duration: 2:43
    • 17:48
      Title: Nine Short Pieces For Quartet, Sextet Or Violin And Piano - Menu
      Performer(s): Berg, Alban
      Performer(s): Berg, Alban
      Duration: 1:31
    • 17:51
      Title: Clarinet Concerto No.1 - Allegretto: Rondo
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 6:37
    • 17:59
      Title: With Verdure Clad
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 5:09
    • 18:06
      Title: Raindropusprelude
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 6:42
    • 18:12
      Title: Drive My Car
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:58
    • 18:18
      Title: Symphony No.3 In E Flat"Rhenish" (5th Movement) Lebhaft
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 6:31
    • 18:24
      Title: Sandman?S Song And Evening Prayer From Hansel And Gretel
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 5:26
    • 18:33
      Title: Four Sea Interludes (2nd Movement) Sunday Morning
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:09
    • 18:41
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:45
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:50
      Title: Christe, Qui Lux Es Et Dies
      Performer(s): Byrd, William
      Performer(s): Byrd, William
      Duration: 4:03
    • 18:54
      Title: Dances With Wolves - Two Socks At Play
      Performer(s): Barry, John
      Performer(s): Barry, John
      Duration: 2:12
    • 18:56
      Title: Le Tombeau De Couperin - Prelude
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:15

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