Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Friends of the National Concert Hall Competition

    If you love music  - then this is definatelyt the competition for you. We have three Season Friend of the National Concert Hall memberships worth €125 to give away. Friends of the National Concert Hall enjoy ticket discounts, priority booking, music courses, open rehearsals, tours and talks throughout the year.

    Plus the overall winner will get a pair of tickets to see Natalie Dessay on March 26th 2015 with a two-course dinner for two with tea/coffee in the Terrace restaurant at the National Concert Hall before the performance courtesy of With Taste. After the concert, you can spend a €50 Gift Voucher in Music Box, The National Concert Hall music shop.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Thursday 17 April 2014


    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

    Culture File - Organic Sounds

    Organic sounds: choosing an instrument and why perhaps it shouldn't be the organ, with master of the instrument, Professor Gerard Gillen.


    We're afraid that all the listener tickets for this have been applied for. We will have a reserve list so feel free to email in case we get any returns.

    RTÉ lyric fm’s Classic Drive Live with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Studio 1, 12th December

    On Friday the 12th December from 5.30pm, Liz Nolan’s Classic Drive will broadcast live from Studio 1 in the RTE Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 in the company of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Finucane and she would love you to be there. Expect great orchestral and seasonal music from the masters including Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Prokofiev.

    Liz will also introduce some of the great new musical talent in Ireland. Rising stars soprano Jennifer Davis and tenor Patrick Hyland, and violinst Aoife Ní Bhríain will perform with the RTÉ NSO and talk to Liz about their plans for the future. Culture File’s Luke Clancy will present a live insight to the world of culture and the arts, and as usual Liz will have all the usual sport and traffic updates.

    To attend this free broadcast, simply email your name, contact details and number of tickets required to The broadcast will run from 5.30-7.00pm and we will need you to be at the Radio Centre in RTÉ by 5.00pm.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:02
      Title: Sinfonia: Allegro Andante
      Complete Work Name: Farnace
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Le Concert Des Nations
      Album: Farnace, Alia Vox, Av9830
      Duration: 5:40
    • 16:09
      Title: Pie Jesu -- Requiem Op.48
      Complete Work Name: Requiem Op.48
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Orchestra Of The National Academy Of Saint Cecilia
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 459146-2) ~~ A243210, Deutsche Grammophon, 459146-2
      Duration: 3:43
    • 16:14
      Title: Piano Sonata No.8 In C Minor 'Pathetique' (2nd Movement) Adagio Cantabile
      Complete Work Name: Piano Sonata No.8 In C Minor Op.13 'Pathetique'
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op.10 and 13 'Pathetique' - Maurizio Pollini, Deutsche Grammophon, 474 810-2
      Duration: 4:37
    • 16:22
      Title: Sonata For Piano And Cello In B Flat (2nd Movement) Andante
      Complete Work Name: Sonata For Piano And Celloin B Flat Major
      Composer: Osborne, George Alexander
      Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano)
      Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano), Justin Pearson (Cello)
      Album: Shower Of Pearls ~~ D412704, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd103
      Duration: 5:54
    • 16:32
      Title: Suite No.2 In D Major "Water Music" (1st Movement) Allegro
      Complete Work Name: Suite No.2 In D Major "Water Music"
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic
      Album: Handel Water Music - Suites, Seraphim Classics, 724357328821
      Duration: 2:07
    • 16:35
      Title: Sorcerer's Apprentice
      Composer: Dukas, Paul
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Montreal Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Fete a la Francaise (Recordno: 4215271897), Decca, 4215271897
      Duration: 11:31
    • 16:49
      Title: Waltz In A Flat Major Op.42
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)
      Album: Chopin Masterworks ~~, Erato, 256468714-7
      Duration: 4:03
    • 16:55
      Title: O Lord In Thee:Utrecht Te Deum Hwv 278
      Complete Work Name: Utrecht Te Deum Hwv 278
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concentus Musicus Wien, Arnold Schoenberg Chorus
      Album: Handel - The Ways Of Zion Do Mourn/ Utrecht Te Deum ~~ C826426, Apex, 256461142-2
      Duration: 1:11
    • 17:07
      Title: Six Dances In Bulgarian Rhythm - No. 2
      Complete Work Name: Six Dances In Bulgarian Rhythm
      Composer: Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Macgregor (Piano)
      Album: Bartok, Debussy, Ravel - Joanna MacGregor, Collins Classics, 14042
      Duration: 0:57
    • 17:07
      Title: Cancion Turquesa (6th Movement)
      Complete Work Name: Adiemus Colores
      Composer: Jenkins, Karl
      Performer(s): Rolando Villazon (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Rolando Villazon (Tenor), Milos Karadaglic (Guitar), Pacho Flores (Trumpet), La Orquesta De Colores, The Adiemus Singers
      Album: Karl Jenkins : Adiemus Colores, Deutsche Grammophon, 4791067
      Duration: 4:34
    • 17:14
      Title: Clarinet Quintet In B Flat (3rd Movement) Menuetto -- Clarinet Quintet In B Flat J182 Op.34
      Complete Work Name: Clarinet Quintet In B Flat J182 Op.34
      Composer: Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), Gabor Takacs-Nagy (Violin), Rebecca Hirsch (Violin), Tim Boulton (Viola), Andrew Shulman (Cello)
      Album: Mozart and Weber Clarinet Quintets (Recordno: Cddca1079), ASV, Cddca1079
      Duration: 5:02
    • 17:33
      Title: Fantasiestucke Op. 12 - Movement Vii - Traumes Wirren
      Complete Work Name: Fantasiestucke Op. 12
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)
      Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)
      Album: Schumann: The Complete Works Vol 1 - Finghin Collins - Disk1, Claves Records, 50-2601/02
      Duration: 2:32
    • 17:36
      Title: Chariots Of Fire - Main Theme
      Composer: Vangelis
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Boston Pops Orchestra
      Album: John Williams and The Boston Pops Orchestra - Encore! - Disk 1, Philips, 475 6176
      Duration: 4:12
    • 17:48
      Title: Canzonetta In G Major
      Composer: Buxtehude, Dietrich
      Performer(s): Christopher Herrick (Organ)
      Performer(s): Christopher Herrick (Organ)
      Album: Buxtehude The Complete Organ Works 5, Hyperion, CDA67964
      Duration: 2:08
    • 17:55
      Title: Harp Concerto (1st Movement) Allegro Molto
      Composer: Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp), Academy Of St Of Martin In The Fields
      Album: Harp Concertos (Recordno: 452723-2), Decca, 452723-2
      Duration: 7:10
    • 18:05
      Title: I'Ve Got You Under My Skin -- Born To Dance
      Complete Work Name: Born To Dance
      Composer: Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Night And Day - Hampson Sings Porter ~~ C287807, Emi, Cdc7542032
      Duration: 5:17
    • 18:11
      Title: The Bad Beginning
      Composer: Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Album: Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events - Newman, Sony Classical / Sony Music Soundtrax, SK 93576
      Duration: 3:20
    • 18:21
      Title: Oblivion -- Oblivion
      Complete Work Name: Oblivion
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd-Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd-Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)
      Album: Unexpected Songs / Julian Lloyd Webber ~~ D447302, EMI, 094635948820
      Duration: 3:46
    • 18:26
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition : Ballet Of The Unhatched Chicks
      Complete Work Name: Pictures At An Exhibition (Original Piano Version)
      Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Alice Sarah Ott (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alice Sarah Ott (Piano)
      Album: Alice Sarah Ott : Pictures ~~, Deutsche Grammophon, 4790088
      Duration: 1:10
    • 18:28
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition : Limoges. Le Marche (La Grande Nouvelle)
      Complete Work Name: Pictures At An Exhibition (Original Piano Version)
      Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Alice Sarah Ott (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alice Sarah Ott (Piano)
      Album: Alice Sarah Ott : Pictures ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 4790088
      Duration: 1:26
    • 18:33
      Title: Symphony No.40 In G Minor (1st Movement) Molto Allegro -- Symphony No.40 In G Minor
      Complete Work Name: Symphony No.40 In G Minor
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Classical Favourites ~~ G316406, Naxos, 8.554482-83
      Duration: 6:43
    • 18:42
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C Minor
      Complete Work Name: The Well-Tempered Clavier
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)
      Album: The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 ~~ D052602, Decca, 414388-2
      Duration: 3:35
    • 18:46
      Title: Oster-Oratorio - Sanfte Soll Mein Todeskummer
      Complete Work Name: Oster-Oratoirio
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): James Taylor (Tenor)
      Performer(s): James Taylor (Tenor), Kai Wessel (Alto) Peter Kooy (Basse), Collegium Vocale
      Album: The sacred music of J.S. Bach - Cantatas, Motets, Oratorios and Passions, harmonia mundi, HMX2958010
      Duration: 7:44
    • 18:54
      Title: Quintet In G Minor (1st Movement) Allegretto
      Complete Work Name: Quintet In G Minor Op.56 No.2
      Composer: Danzi, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Quintet
      Album: Wind Quintets ~~ H541705, Nimbus, NI5479
      Duration: 4:00

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