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 6 January 2014

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    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

    • 04:00 p.m.
      Title: Schon Rosmarin
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 04:02 p.m.
      Title: Symphony No. 94 in G major Hob. I:94 ?Surprise? - movement II -
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:06:16
    • 04:09 p.m.
      Title: String Quartet No.2 (4Th Movement)
      Performer(s): Glass, Philip
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:33
    • 04:11 p.m.
      Title: Sanctus (Requiem Op9)
      Performer(s): Durufle, Maurice
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:49
    • 04:15 p.m.
      Title: The Closer You Get (Main Titles)
      Performer(s): Rachel Portman
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:41
    • 04:28 p.m.
      Title: Er ist's
      Performer(s): Wolf, Hugo
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:01:48
    • 04:32 p.m.
      Title: Sangara
      Performer(s): Bebey, Francis
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:06
    • 04:37 p.m.
      Title: A casa, a casa, amici
      Performer(s): Mascagni, Pietro
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:54
    • 04:40 p.m.
      Title: Viva il vino spumeggiante
      Performer(s): Mascagni, Pietro
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:39
    • 04:42 p.m.
      Title: Old Man Mazurka
      Performer(s): Hyman, Dick
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:43
    • 04:46 p.m.
      Title: Quartet No. 3 In D Major (2Nd Movement) Menuetto: Un Poco Allegr
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:05:48
    • 04:54 p.m.
      Title: Romance
      Performer(s): Scriabin, Alexander
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:12
    • 04:56 p.m.
      Title: Se equivoco la paloma
      Performer(s): Guastavino, Carlos
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:43
    • 04:59 p.m.
      Title: Symphony No.1 In B Flat Major "Spring" Op.38 3Rd Movement Scherz
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:05:53
    • 05:05 p.m.
      Title: Dance Of The Prince, Sugar Plum Fairy And Coda
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:09
    • 05:10 p.m.
      Title: Orchestral Suite No.3 - Air on A G String
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:03
    • 05:14 p.m.
      Title: An Ending (Ascent)
      Performer(s): Eno, Brian
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:07
    • 05:18 p.m.
      Title: The Beardless Boy
      Performer(s): Hammond, Philip
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:24
    • 05:23 p.m.
      Title: Horn Concerto No.1 In D (1St Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:05:22
    • 05:33 p.m.
      Title: Les Biches: Ouverture
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:43
    • 05:36 p.m.
      Title: Track 03
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:45
    • 05:52 p.m.
      Title: March
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:03:14
    • 05:56 p.m.
      Title: Symphony No. 5 (1St Movement) - Allegro Con Brio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:08:25
    • 06:05 p.m.
      Title: Oh, Quand Je Dors
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:05:24
    • 06:10 p.m.
      Title: Meditation from Thais
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:06:21
    • 06:17 p.m.
      Title: Le Bourgeois gentilhomme Suite Op. 60 - Entrance and dance of th
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:05:19
    • 06:23 p.m.
      Title: Hail Bright Cecilia
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:37
    • 06:27 p.m.
      Title: A Fairies Dance
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:11
    • 06:32 p.m.
      Title: Standchen
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:37
    • 06:35 p.m.
      Title: Sous Les Ponts De Paris
      Performer(s): Scotto, Vincent Baptiste
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:02:56
    • 06:38 p.m.
      Title: Symphony No. 3. 3Rd Movement. Poco Allegro
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:06:57
    • 06:45 p.m.
      Title: Concerto No.2 For Trumpet, Strings And Continuo In E Flat Major
      Performer(s): Hertel, Johann Wilhelm
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:26
    • 06:49 p.m.
      Title: Finale: Lieta viva la sposa amorosa
      Performer(s): Graun, Carl Heinrich
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:00
    • 06:53 p.m.
      Title: As Far As Florence
      Performer(s): Yared, Gabriel
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:04:19
    • 06:57 p.m.
      Title: Nina Y Vina
      Performer(s): El Cancionero De La Colombina
      Performer(s):
      Duration: 0:01:38

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