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 3 January 2014

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    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: Concerto For Trombone - I. Allegro Vivace
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolai
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolai
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:03
      Title: Squilli, Echeggi La Tromba
      Performer(s): Verdi
      Performer(s): Verdi
      Duration: 3:09
    • 16:06
      Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (1st Movement) Pastorale
      Performer(s): Bizet Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet Georges
      Duration: 5:21
    • 16:13
      Title: Prelude In C Sharp Minor Op.3 No.2
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 5:20
    • 16:18
      Title: Sinfonietta (Iv) Allegretto
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Janacek, Leos
      Duration: 3:05
    • 16:22
      Title: Slavonic Dances Op. 72 - No. 4 In D Flat Major - Dumka
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 5:46
    • 16:27
      Title: Der Gartner
      Performer(s): Wolf, Hugo
      Performer(s): Wolf, Hugo
      Duration: 1:46
    • 16:33
      Title: Danse Slave
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Duration: 5:51
    • 16:39
      Title: Ubi Caritas
      Performer(s): Durufle, Maurice
      Performer(s): Durufle, Maurice
      Duration: 2:51
    • 16:41
      Title: The Four Seasons: Winter
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 2:05
    • 16:45
      Title: Aeolian Suite (4th Movement) Toccata
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:49
      Title: Barber Of Seville: Overture
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 7:38
    • 17:03
      Title: Violin Sonata In A Major (1st Movement) Allegretto Ben Moderato
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Performer(s): Franck, Cesar
      Duration: 6:29
    • 17:10
      Title: Madeira M'Dear?
      Performer(s): Flanders & Swann
      Performer(s): Flanders & Swann
      Album: The Complete Flanders & Swann
      Duration: 4:12
    • 17:14
      Title: Don Quixote Suite: Ouverture
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 5:57
    • 17:21
      Title: Ye Spotted Snakes From Midsummer Night's Dream
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:13
    • 17:25
      Title: Dead Already
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 3:32

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