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 13 January 2014


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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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.

    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

    • 04:05 p.m.
      Title: Blue Skies
      Performer(s): Berlin, Irving
      Duration: 0:04:00
    • 04:08 p.m.
      Title: Tango-Ballade
      Performer(s): Weill
      Duration: 0:03:00
    • 04:12 p.m.
      Title: Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night): (Trk 11) Pesante
      Performer(s): Schoenberg, Arnold
      Duration: 0:06:15
    • 04:18 p.m.
      Title: Du Bist Wie Eine Blume
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 0:01:58
    • 04:21 p.m.
      Title: Cello Concerto In G Minor Rv416 - Movement I - Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 0:04:21
    • 04:25 p.m.
      Title: Happy We (Acis And Galatea)
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 0:02:55
    • 04:38 p.m.
      Title: Concerto No.1 For 2 Clarinets And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 0:05:07
    • 04:43 p.m.
      Title: Questa O Quella
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 0:02:14
    • 04:45 p.m.
      Title: Octet For Strings In E Flat Op20 (3rd Movement) Scherzo
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 0:04:35
    • 04:53 p.m.
      Title: Adagio In G Minor
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Duration: 0:09:41
    • 05:02 p.m.
      Title: Revolutionary Raindrop Rag
      Performer(s): Goldstone, Anthony
      Duration: 0:03:25
    • 05:05 p.m.
      Title: Forrest Gump - Feather Theme
      Performer(s): Silvestri, Alan
      Duration: 0:02:55
    • 05:08 p.m.
      Title: Willow Song
      Performer(s): Moore/Latouche
      Duration: 0:03:51
    • 05:12 p.m.
      Title: Early One Morning
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Duration: 0:02:31
    • 05:15 p.m.
      Title: Concertofor Pno, Vln And Str Qrt (2nd Movement) Sicilienne
      Performer(s): Chausson, Ernest
      Duration: 0:04:21
    • 05:21 p.m.
      Title: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra In C Major (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 0:06:52
    • 05:32 p.m.
      Title: Ten Pieces Op. 12 - No. 7 Prelude
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 0:02:55
    • 05:35 p.m.
      Title: I Shall Take My Sweetheart Away
      Performer(s): Komitas
      Duration: 0:00:57
    • 05:36 p.m.
      Title: Sonata 1926 (3rd Movement) Allegro Molto
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 0:03:37
    • 05:46 p.m.
      Title: Nixon In China - The People Are The Heroes Now
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 0:03:06
    • 05:51 p.m.
      Title: Canon In D
      Performer(s): Pachelbel, Johann
      Duration: 0:07:24
    • 05:56 p.m.
      Title: Boatman's Song
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 0:03:25
    • 06:01 p.m.
      Title: Mississippi
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 0:04:04
    • 06:13 p.m.
      Title: Donna Pos Vos Ay Chausida
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 0:01:48
    • 06:16 p.m.
      Title: Serenade No.2 For Small Orchestrain A (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 0:06:33
    • 06:23 p.m.
      Title: Non Piu Andrai
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 0:03:53
    • 06:27 p.m.
      Title: Trumpet Voluntary
      Performer(s): Clarke, Jeremiah
      Duration: 0:03:10
    • 06:32 p.m.
      Title: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini - Variations 11-18
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 0:02:52
    • 06:35 p.m.
      Title: Das Rheingold: Entry Of The Gods Into Valhalla
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 0:05:01
    • 06:41 p.m.
      Title: Christe, Qui Lux Es Et Dies
      Performer(s): Byrd, William
      Duration: 0:04:03
    • 06:44 p.m.
      Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 0:04:52
    • 06:49 p.m.
      Title: Wind Octet In E Flat Major (3rd Movement) Menuetto - Trio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 0:03:15
    • 06:52 p.m.
      Title: Wind Octet In E Flat (4th Movement) Presto Finale
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 0:03:46
    • 06:56 p.m.
      Title: Swan Lake Act 3 No.23 Mazurka
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 0:03:16

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