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 Friday 25 October 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 5.40pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us
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    Culture File - Young Hearts Run Free

    Siobhan Kane founder of next generation music promoter, Young Hearts Run Free, which exists to raise funds for Simon Community's work with the homeless.

    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: Matinees Musicales (3rd Movement) Walz
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:07
    • 16:02
      Title: Scene 1 - Viktoria! Viktoria! Der Meister Soll Leben
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 5:06
    • 16:07
      Title: Les Biches (2nd Movement) Adagietto
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:39
    • 16:12
      Title: Pno Son In E Flat(3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 5:04
    • 16:17
      Title: Four Part Fantasia No.2
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 3:22
    • 16:22
      Title: Lustspiel-Ouverture, Op.38
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Duration: 6:44
    • 16:32
      Title: Piano Trio No. 1 In D Minor Op. 32 - Movement Ii - Scherzo: Alle
      Performer(s): Arensky, Anton
      Performer(s): Arensky, Anton
      Duration: 5:29
    • 16:43
      Title: Toccata From 'Orfeo'
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 2:29
    • 16:47
      Title: Die Tauben Von San Marco Polka Francaise
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Duration: 4:52
    • 16:53
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 8:26
    • 17:03
      Title: Hush Little Baby
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:50
    • 17:05
      Title: Four Dance Episodes From Rodeo (Corral Nocturne)
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:09
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:15
      Title: Polonaise In A Op40 No.1
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:49
    • 17:19
      Title: Tu Ventana (Your Window)
      Performer(s): Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando
      Performer(s): Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando
      Duration: 2:36
    • 17:23
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto In F Major, Allegro
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:32
    • 17:27
      Title: O Vaterland, Du Machst Bei Tag
      Performer(s): Lehar
      Performer(s): Lehar
      Duration: 2:49
    • 17:33
      Title: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No.3 Italiana
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 3:28
    • 17:36
      Title: L'Aurora - Son Io La Vita
      Performer(s): Mascagni, Pietro
      Performer(s): Mascagni, Pietro
      Duration: 4:35
    • 17:49
      Title: North Circular
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha
      Performer(s): Dennehy, Donncha
      Duration: 1:26
    • 17:52
      Title: Organ Concerto No.2 Op 4 In B Flat(3rd Movement) Spiritoso
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 4:21
    • 17:59
      Title: Don Giovanni, A Cenar Teco
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:55
    • 18:06
      Title: The Brides
      Performer(s): Kilar
      Performer(s): Kilar
      Duration: 5:11
    • 18:12
      Title: Sorotchinsky Fair - Gopak
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 3:09
    • 18:17
      Title: The Carnival Of The Animals - The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:11
    • 18:20
      Title: Requiem - In Paradisum
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 3:27
    • 18:23
      Title: Coppelia: Prelude And Mazurka
      Performer(s): Delibes, Leo
      Performer(s): Delibes, Leo
      Duration: 5:51
    • 18:33
      Title: Wall E - Theme
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 2:14
    • 18:37
      Title: Symphony No.2 In B Minor (4th Movement) Finale
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Duration: 7:03
    • 18:44
      Title: Steppin' Out With My Baby
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 6:35
    • 18:48
      Title: Lullaby For String Orchestra
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 8:37
    • 18:56
      Title: Boogie-Woogie (From This Way To The Tomb)
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:09

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