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    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.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Monday 13 January 2014

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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 - Nixon in China in Ireland

    Making Ireland safe for opera with conductor and impresario Fergus Sheil, who latest plans involve getting an airplane on stage for Adam's Nixon In China.

    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

    • 16:05
      Title: Blue Skies
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 4:00
    • 16:08
      Title: Tango-Ballade
      Performer(s): Weill
      Performer(s): Weill
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:12
      Title: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night): (Trk 11) Pesante
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 6:15
    • 16:18
      Title: Du Bist Wie Eine Blume
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 1:58
    • 16:21
      Title: Cello Concerto In G Minor Rv416 - Movement I - Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:21
    • 16:25
      Title: Happy We (Acis And Galatea)
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 2:55
    • 16:38
      Title: Concerto No.1 For 2 Clarinets And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 5:07
    • 16:43
      Title: Questa O Quella
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 2:14
    • 16:45
      Title: Octet For Strings In E Flat Op20 (3rd Movement) Scherzo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:35
    • 16:53
      Title: Adagio In G Minor
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Duration: 9:41
    • 17:02
      Title: Revolutionary Raindrop Rag
      Performer(s): Goldstone, Anthony
      Performer(s): Goldstone, Anthony
      Duration: 3:25
    • 17:05
      Title: Forrest Gump - Feather Theme
      Performer(s): Silvestri, Alan
      Performer(s): Silvestri, Alan
      Duration: 2:55
    • 17:08
      Title: Willow Song
      Performer(s): Moore/Latouche
      Performer(s): Moore/Latouche
      Duration: 3:51
    • 17:12
      Title: Early One Morning
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Duration: 2:31
    • 17:15
      Title: Concertofor Pno, Vln And Str Qrt (2nd Movement) Sicilienne
      Performer(s): Chausson, Ernest
      Performer(s): Chausson, Ernest
      Duration: 4:21
    • 17:21
      Title: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra In C Major (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 6:52
    • 17:32
      Title: Ten Pieces Op. 12 - No. 7 Prelude
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:55
    • 17:35
      Title: I Shall Take My Sweetheart Away
      Performer(s): Komitas
      Performer(s): Komitas
      Duration: 0:57
    • 17:36
      Title: Sonata 1926 (3rd Movement) Allegro Molto
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 3:37
    • 17:46
      Title: Nixon In China - The People Are The Heroes Now
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 3:06
    • 17:51
      Title: Canon In D
      Performer(s): Pachelbel, Johann
      Performer(s): Pachelbel, Johann
      Duration: 7:24
    • 17:56
      Title: Boatman's Song
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:25
    • 18:01
      Title: Mississippi
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 4:04
    • 18:13
      Title: Donna Pos Vos Ay Chausida
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 1:48
    • 18:16
      Title: Serenade No.2 For Small Orchestrain A (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 6:33
    • 18:23
      Title: Non Piu Andrai
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:53
    • 18:27
      Title: Trumpet Voluntary
      Performer(s): Clarke, Jeremiah
      Performer(s): Clarke, Jeremiah
      Duration: 3:10
    • 18:32
      Title: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini - Variations 11-18
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 2:52
    • 18:35
      Title: Das Rheingold: Entry Of The Gods Into Valhalla
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 5:01
    • 18:41
      Title: Christe, Qui Lux Es Et Dies
      Performer(s): Byrd, William
      Performer(s): Byrd, William
      Duration: 4:03
    • 18:44
      Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 4:52
    • 18:49
      Title: Wind Octet In E Flat Major (3rd Movement) Menuetto - Trio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:15
    • 18:52
      Title: Wind Octet In E Flat (4th Movement) Presto Finale
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:46
    • 18:56
      Title: Swan Lake Act 3 No.23 Mazurka
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:16

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