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 Friday 31 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: Die Forelle (The Trout)
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 4:10
    • 16:04
      Title: Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold
      Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold
      Duration: 4:51
    • 16:10
      Title: Song Of The Volga Boatmen
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:47
    • 16:15
      Title: Cossack Dance From Mazeppa(Gopak)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 4:29
    • 16:20
      Title: Idillio-Concertino - Iv. Rondo
      Performer(s): Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno
      Performer(s): Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno
      Duration: 6:23
    • 16:27
      Title: Canzona Sol, Sol Al Sol
      Performer(s): Gabrieli, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Gabrieli, Giovanni
      Duration: 1:58
    • 16:33
      Title: Symphony No.94 "Surprise" (3rd Movement) Minuet And Trio
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 5:43
    • 16:39
      Title: Sonata In G K259
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 6:05
    • 16:46
      Title: Erbarme Dich, Mein Gott From Matthew Passion
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 7:37
    • 16:53
      Title: Sonata Seconda In G Min (3rd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 3:16
    • 16:56
      Title: Scenes De Ballet - Danse Orientale
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 3:17
    • 16:59
      Title: Concertino Bianco For Piano And Chamber Orchestra In C Major - M
      Performer(s): Pelecis, Georgs
      Performer(s): Pelecis, Georgs
      Duration: 6:09
    • 17:06
      Title: Je Veux Vivre, From Romeo And Juliet
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Duration: 4:00
    • 17:10
      Title: Blue Danube Waltz
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 12:06
    • 17:21
      Title: Purrelle Tuulta
      Performer(s): Kanteletar
      Performer(s): Kanteletar
      Duration: 2:54
    • 17:24
      Title: Humoresque No 2 In D Minor
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 2:34
    • 17:27
      Title: Divertissement For Bassoon And String Quartet - Movement Iii - V
      Performer(s): Francaix, Jean
      Performer(s): Francaix, Jean
      Duration: 2:10
    • 17:33
      Title: Chariots Of Fire - Main Theme
      Composer: Vangelis
      Performer(s): Vangelis
      Performer(s): Vangelis
      Duration: 4:27
    • 17:47
      Title: Prelude In C Major Bwv 846i
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:00
    • 17:53
      Title: Guitar Quintet No.4 In D G448 (4th Movement) Fandango
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Boccherini, Luigi
      Duration: 5:09
    • 17:59
      Title: Qual Farfalla
      Performer(s): Leo, Leonardo
      Performer(s): Leo, Leonardo
      Duration: 5:44
    • 18:12
      Title: An Die Musik D547
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 3:28
    • 18:16
      Title: William Tell: Overture
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 12:09
    • 18:28
      Title: Turkey In The Straw
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:07
    • 18:32
      Title: Nagoya Marimbas
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Reich, Steve
      Duration: 4:47
    • 18:38
      Title: Vita Nostra
      Performer(s): Morricane, Ennio
      Performer(s): Morricane, Ennio
      Duration: 2:09
    • 18:40
      Title: The Floating Bed
      Performer(s): Goldenthal, Elliot
      Performer(s): Goldenthal, Elliot
      Duration: 1:44
    • 18:42
      Title: Symphony No.5 In B Flat(1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 7:48
    • 18:54
      Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 4:52

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