Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    Liz is going to Wexford Festival Opera

    On Wednesday 22nd October, we'll be broadcasting live from the foyer of Whites Hotel in the heart of Wexford. Liz will be getting backstage news and views from cast and crew members of the three main operas Salome, Silent Night and Don Bucefalo.

    Are you a regular at Wexford Festival Opera? Were you a volunteer at WFO? Liz would love about Festivals past. Email us your WFO memories.

    Culture File

    Culture file is our daily guide to the world of culture and the arts presented there by Luke Clancy. If you have an item that might be of interest to Luke or if you want to comment on something you heard on Culture File you can contact Luke by email. Culture File is a Soundsdoable production for RTÉ lyric fm.

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Wednesday 23 October 2013

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Join Liz Nolan in Wexford for the build up to the launch of the 2013 Wexford Festival Opera.

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    Culture File: Nina Rota's Opera

    Finishing the Hat. Italian director, Andrea Cigni on the pop art colours of film music maestro, Nina Rota's neglected opera, Il Cappello Di Paglia Di Firenze.

    Walton's Music for Schools Competition 2015

    The annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition is a national competition and celebration of music in Irish schools. The competition awards a total of €10,000 worth of vouchers for musical instruments, accessories, books, music technology or PA equipment from Waltons Music.

    Music groups from twelve Finalist schools will have the opportunity to perform before their peers and distinguished adjudicators in the National Concert Hall on Monday, 11 May 2015!

    To enter your primary or post-primary school in the 2015 Competition, please send, by Friday, 13 February 2015, an entry form, photo and video of a single piece or song, performed by an instrumental, vocal or mixed group from your school (maximum 45 performers), that in some way addresses the Competition theme of ‘Why Music’. It can be in any musical style or combination of styles – classical, popular, traditional, jazz, etc. – and can be performed by any combination of singers or instrumentalists you choose. Anything goes!

    Liz will announce the year’s twelve Finalist schools on Friday, 20 March 2015.

    More information and entry forms, here.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:00
      Title: Il Segreto Di Susanna Overture
      Performer(s): Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno
      Performer(s): Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno
      Duration: 3:02
    • 16:04
      Title: Track 15
      Performer(s): Warren, Raymond
      Performer(s): Warren, Raymond
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:08
      Title: Concerto For Two Keyboards In C Major Bwv 1061 - Movement Iii -
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 5:51
    • 16:18
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Cello In D Major, Allegro Assai
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 2:10
    • 16:27
      Title: Mignon - Gavotte
      Performer(s): Thomas, Ambroise
      Performer(s): Thomas, Ambroise
      Duration: 2:25
    • 16:33
      Title: Trumpet Voluntary
      Performer(s): Clarke, Jeremiah
      Performer(s): Clarke, Jeremiah
      Duration: 3:10
    • 16:36
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Ballet Of The Unhatched C
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 4:48
    • 16:41
      Title: Orphee Et Euydice - Dance Of The Blessed Spirits - Melodie
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Duration: 3:44
    • 16:53
      Title: Song To The Moon, From Rusalka
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 6:40
    • 17:00
      Title: Serenade In D (Andretter) - Allegro Assai
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:18
    • 17:06
      Title: Arm, Arm Ye Brave!
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 3:40
    • 17:10
      Title: Track 11
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:13
      Title: Track 12
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:17
      Title: Clarinet Concerto (2nd Movement) Scherzando
      Performer(s): Francaix, Jean
      Performer(s): Francaix, Jean
      Duration: 5:28
    • 17:23
      Title: Bell Chorus
      Performer(s): Leoncavallo, Ruggero
      Performer(s): Leoncavallo, Ruggero
      Duration: 2:48
    • 17:26
      Title: Piano Sonata In F Major (1st Movement) Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 4:00
    • 17:34
      Title: Questa O Quella
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 2:14
    • 17:37
      Title: Jazz Suite No.2: Dance 2
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 3:53
    • 17:52
      Title: The Godfather: Love Theme
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 3:05
    • 17:53
      Title: Partita No.3 In E (1st Movement) Preludio
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:46
    • 17:57
      Title: Espana (Chabrier)
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Duration: 6:41
    • 18:04
      Title: Paloma's Song (Como Naci En La Calle De La Paloma)
      Performer(s): Barbieri, Francisco Asenjo
      Performer(s): Barbieri, Francisco Asenjo
      Duration: 3:16
    • 18:07
      Title: El Susurro De La Brisa (The Murmer Of The Breeze)
      Performer(s): Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando
      Performer(s): Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando
      Duration: 4:41
    • 18:12
      Title: Three Faces Of Lecuona - La Comparsa No. 3
      Performer(s): Lecuona, Margarita
      Performer(s): Lecuona, Margarita
      Duration: 3:46
    • 18:17
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Ramirez, Julio
      Performer(s): Ramirez, Julio
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:27
      Title: Single Foot
      Performer(s): Moondog/Arr Mcgregor
      Performer(s): Moondog/Arr Mcgregor
      Duration: 2:38
    • 18:33
      Title: Miniatures For String Orchestra No 9 Zoli Gamididgula Presto
      Performer(s): Sulchan Zinzadse
      Performer(s): Sulchan Zinzadse
      Duration: 1:54
    • 18:35
      Title: Sevilla (Sevillanas)
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 5:26
    • 18:53
      Title: O Terra Addio
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 4:57
    • 18:58
      Title: Music For The Royal Fireworks (2nd Movement) Bourree
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 1:41

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