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 Monday 20 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 - The Art of Walking

    Walking the dog, Bournemouth style, with photographer and author of The Art of Walking, David Evan.

    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: The Little Train Of The Caipira
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:13
    • 16:05
      Title: Tango No.2 Opus 165
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 2:31
    • 16:08
      Title: Ganinha, Minha Ganinha
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 3:20
    • 16:12
      Title: Guitar Quintet No.4 In D G448 (4th Movement) Fandango
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 5:09
    • 16:17
      Title: Funiculì, Funiculà
      Performer(s): Denza, Luigi
      Performer(s): Denza, Luigi
      Duration: 2:47
    • 16:26
      Title: Bella Vita Militar!
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 1:50
    • 16:33
      Title: Minuetto
      Performer(s): Bolzoni, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Bolzoni, Giovanni
      Duration: 4:18
    • 16:37
      Title: La Coquette - Valse Brillante
      Performer(s): Herbert, Victor
      Performer(s): Herbert, Victor
      Duration: 3:21
    • 16:40
      Title: I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls
      Performer(s): Balfe, Michael William
      Performer(s): Balfe, Michael William
      Duration: 5:09
    • 16:47
      Title: Whythorne's Shadow
      Performer(s): Moeran, Ernest John
      Performer(s): Moeran, Ernest John
      Duration: 6:46
    • 16:55
      Title: Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold
      Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold
      Duration: 4:51
    • 17:01
      Title: Moto Perpetuo
      Performer(s): Novacek, Ottokar
      Performer(s): Novacek, Ottokar
      Duration: 3:17
    • 17:04
      Title: Ottone In Villa - Sinfonia In C Major - Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:07
    • 17:07
      Title: J'Ai Perdu Mon Eurydice
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Duration: 4:34
    • 17:12
      Title: Concerto In E Flat For 2 Horns And Orchestra - Iii. Rondo
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 5:15
    • 17:17
      Title: Missa In Honorem Sanctae Ursulae: Kyrie
      Performer(s): Haydn, Michael
      Performer(s): Haydn, Michael
      Duration: 3:54
    • 17:22
      Title: Deux Arabesques (1st Movement) Andantino Con Moto
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:29
    • 17:26
      Title: Schon Rosmarin
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:32
      Title: Danza Espanola No.5
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 4:35
    • 17:36
      Title: Pulcinella Suite For Chamber Orchestra - Movement Ii - Serenata.
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:22
    • 17:47
      Title: Walking The Dog
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George And Ira
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George And Ira
      Duration: 3:17
    • 17:52
      Title: Salto - Tango
      Performer(s): Wojciech Kilar
      Performer(s): Wojciech Kilar
      Duration: 4:32
    • 17:54
      Title: The Chorus Ost:Les Choristes
      Performer(s): Barratier/Coulais
      Performer(s): Barratier/Coulais
      Duration: 2:34
    • 17:57
      Title: Fantasia - The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Extract)
      Performer(s): Dukas, Paul
      Performer(s): Dukas, Paul
      Duration: 6:54
    • 18:04
      Title: Di Quella Pira, From Il Trovatore
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 3:37
    • 18:07
      Title: Falliard Battaglia
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Performer(s): Scheidt, Samuel
      Duration: 3:31
    • 18:11
      Title: Septet In E Flat Major (5th Movement) Scherzo: Allegro Molto E V
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:09
    • 18:15
      Title: Concerto No.5 For String Orchestra - Largo
      Performer(s): Durante, Francesco
      Performer(s): Durante, Francesco
      Duration: 2:32
    • 18:19
      Title: Concerto No.1 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Rondo. Vivace
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 10:49
    • 18:33
      Title: Four Sea Interludes Op. 33a From Peter Grimes Op. 33 - Movement
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:59
    • 18:38
      Title: Tempest Suite No.1 - The Storm
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 4:15
    • 18:42
      Title: Blow The Wind Southerly
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:04
    • 18:45
      Title: Elgar Cello Concerto In E Minor Op 85 - 1st Movement - Adagio -
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 8:02
    • 18:53
      Title: Vergnugte Ruh, Beliebte Seelenlust
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:38
    • 18:58
      Title: Suite No.1 - Mascherada
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Performer(s): Anonymous
      Duration: 1:32

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