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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 Wednesday 16 April 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

    • 16:01
      Title: Serenade - Tarantella
      Duration: 5:46
    • 16:08
      Title: Swan Lake - Dance Of The Swan Queen
      Duration: 5:13
    • 16:13
      Title: Der Monde Ist Aufgegangen
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Duration: 3:10
    • 16:16
      Title: Even Such Is Time
      Performer(s): Andrew Swait (Treble)
      Performer(s): Andrew Swait (Treble)
      Duration: 3:05
    • 16:25
      Title: Double Bass Quartet No.3 In D (1st Movement) Moderato
      Performer(s): Norbert Duka (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Norbert Duka (Double Bass)
      Duration: 5:44
    • 16:33
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major Bwv 1048 - Movement I - Al
      Duration: 5:47
    • 16:44
      Title: Why Do The Nations
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Duration: 5:09
    • 17:04
      Title: Dance Suite -- Not Available
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Duration: 4:30
    • 17:27
      Title: Matinees Musicales (1st Movement) March
      Duration: 2:48
    • 17:33
      Title: Symphony No.7 In A (2nd Movement) Allegretto
      Duration: 7:59
    • 17:59
      Title: Votre Toast Je Peux Vous Le Rendre (Toreador's Song)
      Performer(s): Robert Massard
      Performer(s): Robert Massard
      Duration: 5:08
    • 18:03
      Title: Cello Concerto No.1 In C (3rd Movement) Allegro Molto -- Cello C
      Performer(s): Maurice Gendron (Cello)
      Performer(s): Maurice Gendron (Cello)
      Duration: 7:45
    • 18:12
      Title: Piano Sonata In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Scherzo: Allegro Viv
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Duration: 4:26
    • 18:19
      Title: Serenade Op. 44 - Movement I - Moderato, Quasi Marcia
      Duration: 4:07
    • 18:23
      Title: Holberg Suite (5th Movement) Rigaudon: Allegro Con Brio -- Holbe
      Duration: 4:33
    • 18:28
      Title: Siúil A Rúin
      Performer(s): Anúna
      Performer(s): Anúna
      Album: The Best of Anuna
      Duration: 2:58
    • 18:33
      Title: Casta Diva -- Norma
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano)
      Duration: 5:47
    • 18:39
      Title: Violin Concerto In D (1st Movement) Op35
      Performer(s): Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
      Performer(s): Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
      Duration: 19:06

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