Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    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 22 November 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 - Encyclopedia of Music in Ireland

    The changing status of the harp and how to compare Gerald Barry & U2, with Encyclopaedia of Music in Ireland editor, Harry White.

    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

    • 16:03
      Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 5:16
    • 16:09
      Title: Meditation From Thais
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 6:21
    • 16:16
      Title: Signor Ascolta From Turandot
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 2:45
    • 16:18
      Title: Trois Novelettes: No.3 In E Minor. Sur Un Theme De Manuel De Fal
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:48
    • 16:22
      Title: Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.6 - Adagio Allegro
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 4:11
    • 16:26
      Title: Toccata From 'Orfeo'
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 2:29
    • 16:32
      Title: O Waly Waly
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:51
    • 16:37
      Title: Pno Concerto No.2 (3rd Movement) Finale
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 6:28
    • 16:43
      Title: Neapolitan Dance From Swan Lake
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 2:20
    • 16:47
      Title: Andante Festivo
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 5:20
    • 16:53
      Title: Clar Concerto In A (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 8:07
    • 17:03
      Title: Felici Gl'animi
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Performer(s): Kapsberger, Giovanni Girolamo
      Duration: 3:11
    • 17:05
      Title: Springtanz/ Thugamar Fein An Samhradh Linn
      Performer(s): Praetorius / Trad
      Performer(s): Praetorius / Trad
      Duration: 4:41
    • 17:10
      Title: String Quartet No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Duration: 4:58
    • 17:15
      Title: Les Illuminations For High Voice And String Orchestra - Antique
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:19
    • 17:18
      Title: La Valse D'Amélie (Orchestral Version)
      Performer(s): Tiersen, Yann
      Performer(s): Tiersen, Yann
      Duration: 2:15
    • 17:22
      Title: Don Pasquale: Overture
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Duration: 6:28
    • 17:33
      Title: Five Hebrew Love Songs (I)Temuna- A Picture
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Performer(s): Whitacre, Eric
      Duration: 2:00
    • 17:35
      Title: Peter Grimes - Four Sea Interludes - Iii Moonlight
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:59
    • 17:47
      Title: Crimes Against Music Ii
      Performer(s): Reid
      Performer(s): Reid
      Duration: 3:23
    • 17:53
      Title: Morning, From Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:19
    • 17:58
      Title: Symphony No.6 In C (3rd Movement) Scherzo
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 7:02
    • 18:05
      Title: Di Provenza Il Mar, From La Traviata
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 5:14
    • 18:09
      Title: Horn Concerto No. 2 In E Flat Major - Movement Iii - Rondo: Alle
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 5:48
    • 18:17
      Title: Cello Concerto No.1 In C (3rd Movement) Allegro Molto
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 7:45
    • 18:24
      Title: Before I Gaze At You Again
      Performer(s): Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick
      Performer(s): Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick
      Duration: 2:43
    • 18:27
      Title: The Harvest
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio
      Duration: 3:10
    • 18:33
      Title: The Spider And The Fly (From Johnson Over Jordan)
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:22
    • 18:38
      Title: A Ceremony Of Carols - Balulalow
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:41
    • 18:39
      Title: Intermezzo In D Minor For String Quintet
      Performer(s): Bruckner, Anton
      Performer(s): Bruckner, Anton
      Duration: 4:17
    • 18:43
      Title: Symphony No. 9 In E Minor Op. 95 From The New World - Movement I
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 11:41
    • 18:58
      Title: Orfeo - Atto I. Coro Di Ninfe "Vieni Imeneo"
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Monteverdi, Claudio
      Duration: 1:33

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