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 Wednesday 27 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: Beethoven for the Deaf

    Feel the force of Beethoven, in the company of students from St Mary's School for Deaf Girls, Cabra, and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

    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

    • 16:01
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Major - Movement 1 - Allegro
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 5:36
    • 16:07
      Title: Pulcinella Suite For Chamber Orchestra - Movement Vii - Vivo (Du
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 1:34
    • 16:08
      Title: Questa O Quella
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 2:14
    • 16:11
      Title: Capriol Suite (4)
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Duration: 2:14
    • 16:13
      Title: Capriol Suite (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Duration: 2:39
    • 16:15
      Title: Capriol Suite (6)
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Duration: 1:19
    • 16:17
      Title: 3 Preludes (2nd Movement) Andante Con Moto E Poco Rubato
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 3:47
    • 16:21
      Title: Horn Concerto No.2 In E Flat Major K417 (3rd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:05
    • 16:33
      Title: Concerto For Two Mandolins - Movement Iii - Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:57
    • 16:38
      Title: Prelude No. 6 In D Minor Bwv 851
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 1:57
    • 16:40
      Title: Di Questa Cetra In Seno
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Duration: 5:28
    • 16:46
      Title: Double Bass Quartet No.3 In D (1st Movement) Moderato
      Performer(s): Hoffmeister, Franz Anton
      Performer(s): Hoffmeister, Franz Anton
      Duration: 5:44
    • 16:53
      Title: Par Les Rues Et Par Les Chemins (Iberia)
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 7:04
    • 17:01
      Title: The Reel Chaplin - A Symphonic Adventure (Part 2) The Chaplin Re
      Performer(s): Chaplin, Charlie
      Performer(s): Chaplin, Charlie
      Duration: 6:22
    • 17:09
      Title: Bordunubungen - No. 9-8-9 (Vierhandig)
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Duration: 1:48
    • 17:11
      Title: Moscow Nights
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:07
    • 17:15
      Title: Pushkin Waltz No.1
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:32
    • 17:20
      Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In F Sharp Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro Viva
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 7:42
    • 17:32
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In E (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Duration: 4:21
    • 17:38
      Title: Godfather's Waltz
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Performer(s): Rota, Nino
      Duration: 2:30
    • 17:46
      Title: Bagatelle No.5 Op33
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:13
    • 17:51
      Title: Funeral March Of A Marionette
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Duration: 4:56
    • 17:58
      Title: Mexico
      Performer(s): Vincy, Raymond/Lopez, Francis
      Performer(s): Vincy, Raymond/Lopez, Francis
      Duration: 3:38
    • 18:02
      Title: Concierto Del Sur (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Ponce, Manuel
      Performer(s): Ponce, Manuel
      Duration: 5:50
    • 18:09
      Title: Toccata From Symphony No.5
      Performer(s): Widor, Charles-Marie
      Performer(s): Widor, Charles-Marie
      Duration: 6:35
    • 18:16
      Title: Main Theme
      Performer(s): Kilar, Wojciech
      Performer(s): Kilar, Wojciech
      Duration: 4:34
    • 18:22
      Title: Procedentem Sponsum
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 3:05
    • 18:25
      Title: Concerto In D Major (4th Movement) Grave
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 0:54
    • 18:25
      Title: Concerto In D Major (5th Movement) Vivace
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 2:32
    • 18:28
      Title: Jeux D'Enfants: Galop
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 2:08
    • 18:33
      Title: Little Polka (5th Movement) Jazz Suite No.2
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:51
    • 18:42
      Title: Swan Of Tuonela
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 7:49
    • 18:51
      Title: Sinfonia From Armida Abbandonata
      Performer(s): Cherubini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Cherubini, Luigi
      Duration: 5:17
    • 18:56
      Title: Faites-Lui Mes Aveux
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Duration: 3:12

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