Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    Win Tickets and B&B to the Culwick Choral Society Concert

    On Thursday April 24th, the 100-voices strong Culwick Choral Society and Orchestra will perform Mozart's Great Mass in C minor, Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, composed nearly 200 years later, and Barber’s Adagio for strings. Joining the Culwick is an outstanding line-up of soloists: sopranos Ailish Tynan and Colette Boushell, tenor Andrew Boushell and bass Owen Gilhooly.

    The Culwick Choral Society and Orchestra are led by Brona Fitzgerald and under the direction of conductor Bernie Sherlock.

    We have 3 pairs of tickets to give to this concert on 24th April, with B&B accommodation for two of the winners in The Camden Court Hotel in heart of Dubln, and an evening meal with the accommodation for the overall winner.

    Between now and Friday, we’ll ask a question each day, winner each day gets a lyric goody bag and put into the draw on Friday for the overall prizes.

    RTÉ NSO Weekly Competition

    Every Monday we'll be giving away two tickets  to the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra's Friday night concerts and an overnight stayt with early bird meal for two in Buswell’s Hotel. Congratulations to this week's winner.

    The music of Bach is indelibly associated with Good Friday, the 18th April. HIs deep-rooted faith gives his music a depth of feeling that overwhelms the senses with its richness of expression and sublime sincerity, the Easter festival drawing from him two of his most moving creations: the exquisite Easter and joyous Ascension oratorios. The delectable Third Brandenburg Concerto is a spry, bubbling orchestral tour de force.

    Don't forget you can also attend Chamber Choir Ireland's 1.30pm concert: period: William Byrd’s Mass for 4 voices and the Lamentations of Jeremiah by Thomas Tallis together with motets by Byrd, Tallis and Taverner.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Monday 18 November 2013

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Liz turn's her attention to sunnier climes and the music of Australian composers like Nigel Westlake, Andrew Ford and Elena Kats-Chernin.
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    Culture File: When is a Geordie not a Geordie

    Author Paul Jones talks about his book about the lexicography of Northern England

    Feis Fever

    It's that time of year again when hundreds of music students are practising their pizzicatos and vibratos for Feis Ceoil 2014. Each evening between 6.30 and 7pm during the competition, Liz will annouce highlights from that day's events with the full list of results available here.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 04:01 p.m.
      Title: Autumn (4 Seasons) (3rd Movement) La Caccia
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 0:03:39
    • 04:05 p.m.
      Title: Track 04
      Performer(s): Westlake, Nigel
      Performer(s): Westlake, Nigel
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 04:07 p.m.
      Title: Vals-Capricho
      Performer(s): De Falla, Maunel
      Performer(s): De Falla, Maunel
      Duration: 0:03:13
    • 04:11 p.m.
      Title: Belle Nuit, O Nuit D'Amour
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Duration: 0:04:38
    • 04:16 p.m.
      Title: Concerto for Clarinet and Strings II. Allegro
      Performer(s): Cimarosa, Domenico
      Performer(s): Cimarosa, Domenico
      Duration: 0:02:50
    • 04:20 p.m.
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Bridge, Frank
      Performer(s): Bridge, Frank
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 04:23 p.m.
      Title: Ónnis On Inimene
      Performer(s): Kreek, Cyrillus
      Performer(s): Kreek, Cyrillus
      Duration: 0:02:25
    • 04:25 p.m.
      Title: The Galway Bay (Hornpipe)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Savall/King/Mcguire
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Savall/King/Mcguire
      Duration: 0:03:15
    • 04:33 p.m.
      Title: La Donna ? Mobile, From Rigoletto
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 0:03:21
    • 04:36 p.m.
      Title: Track 06
      Performer(s): Hasse, Johann Adolph
      Performer(s): Hasse, Johann Adolph
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 04:40 p.m.
      Title: Piano Sonata No. 15 In D Major Op. 28 ?Pastoral? - Movement Iv -
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 0:05:01
    • 04:46 p.m.
      Title: A Jazz Symphony
      Performer(s): Antheil, George
      Performer(s): Antheil, George
      Duration: 0:06:49
    • 04:55 p.m.
      Title: Chitarra Romana
      Performer(s): Di Lazzaro/Cherubini
      Performer(s): Di Lazzaro/Cherubini
      Duration: 0:03:34
    • 04:58 p.m.
      Title: The Village Inn - From The Pink Panther
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Duration: 0:02:53
    • 05:01 p.m.
      Title: Sch?N Rosmarin
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 0:01:51
    • 05:04 p.m.
      Title: Introduction Largo Piu Mosso
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 0:05:28
    • 05:11 p.m.
      Title: Flute Concerto No.1 (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 0:09:10
    • 05:21 p.m.
      Title: Huntsmen's Chorus From Der Freischutz
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 0:02:54
    • 05:25 p.m.
      Title: Scherzo From A Midsummer Night'S Dream
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 0:05:23
    • 05:33 p.m.
      Title: Romeo And Juliet - Dance Of The Knights
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 0:06:22
    • 05:46 p.m.
      Title: Violin Concerto In B Minor (1st Movement) Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Rieding, Oskar
      Performer(s): Rieding, Oskar
      Duration: 0:03:12
    • 05:52 p.m.
      Title: Au Fond du Temple Saint (Duet from Pearl Fishers)
      Performer(s): Bizet Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet Georges
      Duration: 0:05:45
    • 05:59 p.m.
      Title: Symphony No. 1 in E flat major Op. 20 - movement IV - Finale: Allegretto
      Performer(s): Spohr, Louis
      Performer(s): Spohr, Louis
      Duration: 0:08:57
    • 06:09 p.m.
      Title: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 0:03:10
    • 06:11 p.m.
      Title: I Don'T Feel Alone Anymore
      Performer(s): Danna
      Performer(s): Danna
      Duration: 0:02:37
    • 06:15 p.m.
      Title: Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor: Vivace
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 0:03:50
    • 06:20 p.m.
      Title: Au Palais Des Fees
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 0:04:42
    • 06:24 p.m.
      Title: Rag-Mazurka
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 0:06:34
    • 06:35 p.m.
      Title: Straw Hat Dance
      Performer(s): Mingxin, Du
      Performer(s): Mingxin, Du
      Duration: 0:02:18
    • 06:37 p.m.
      Title: Electric Counterpoint - Iii
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 0:04:54
    • 06:52 p.m.
      Title: Musette Pour Fritz (Hommage A Fritz Kreisler
      Performer(s): Janoska, Frantisek
      Performer(s): Janoska, Frantisek
      Duration: 0:03:45

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