Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    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 Tuesday 25 March 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: Partita No. 2 In D Minor Bwv 1004 - Movement Iv - Gigue
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:38
    • 16:04
      Title: Ruht Wohl
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 6:14
    • 16:11
      Title: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra In D Major Allegro(3rd Movement
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 5:00
    • 16:17
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Brahms
      Performer(s): Brahms
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:21
      Title: Quartet No. 3 In C Major For Piano, Violin, Viola And Cello Woo3
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:56
    • 16:36
      Title: Track 05
      Performer(s): Kodaly, Zoltan
      Performer(s): Kodaly, Zoltan
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:41
      Title: Songs And Dances Of Death: Ii- "Serenada" (Serenade)
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 4:54
    • 16:46
      Title: Track 02
      Performer(s): Zemlinksy, Alexander
      Performer(s): Zemlinksy, Alexander
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:57
      Title: Piano Concerto No.20 In D Minor (2nd Movement) Romanze
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 10:26
    • 17:06
      Title: Polovtsian Dance No.2
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): Borodin, Alexander
      Duration: 3:52
    • 17:09
      Title: Bartered Bride: Overture
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 6:53
    • 17:16
      Title: The Tale Of Viktor Navorski
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 4:27
    • 17:21
      Title: Concerto In G Major - Allegro Ma Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 6:07
    • 17:28
      Title: Ombra Mai Fu
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 3:45
    • 17:34
      Title: Harp Concerto In 3 Tempi (Rondeau)
      Complete Work Name: Complete Work Name
      Composer: Composer
      Performer(s): Boieldieu, Francois Adrien
      Performer(s): Soloist, Additional Performer, Orchestra, Choir, Enaemble, Vocalist
      Duration: 7:18
    • 17:48
      Title: Beatles Concerto Grosso No. 4 - Carry That Weight
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 1:59
    • 17:52
      Title: Sport Polka Op.170
      Performer(s): Strauss, Josef
      Performer(s): Strauss, Josef
      Duration: 2:27
    • 17:56
      Title: Fantasia In C Major. Op.15 D760 "Wanderer" (3rd Movement) Presto
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:02
    • 18:01
      Title: Distant Green Valley
      Performer(s): J Zhao/L Zhao
      Performer(s): J Zhao/L Zhao
      Duration: 7:20
    • 18:10
      Title: He Was Too Good To Me
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz
      Duration: 2:43
    • 18:12
      Title: C'Etait Ma Chambre
      Performer(s): Esteve, Pascal
      Performer(s): Esteve, Pascal
      Duration: 2:42
    • 18:16
      Title: Fata Morgana Konzert-Gavotte
      Performer(s): Lehar, Franz
      Performer(s): Lehar, Franz
      Duration: 5:50
    • 18:22
      Title: Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 7:04
    • 18:32
      Title: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Suite Op. 60 - Intermezzo (Prelude To A
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 3:17
    • 18:36
      Title: A Child's Prayer
      Performer(s): Macmillan, James
      Performer(s): Macmillan, James
      Duration: 4:27
    • 18:40
      Title: Almayne: Renaissance Scottish Dances
      Performer(s): Maxwell Davies, Peter
      Performer(s): Maxwell Davies, Peter
      Duration: 1:14
    • 18:43
      Title: Hebrides Overture
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 11:01

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