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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 Monday 28 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


    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

    • 16:01
      Title: A Musical Snuffbox Op.32
      Composer: Liadov, Anatol
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Album: Fur Elise - Piano Favourites, Decca, 430759-2
      Duration: 2:16
    • 16:04
      Title: Flute Concerto In D (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Haydn, Michael
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute)
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute), Haydn-Ensemble Berlin
      Album: F.J. and J.M. Haydn: Flute Concertos, EMI, 5565772
      Duration: 5:36
    • 16:10
      Title: Dell'aura Al Sussurrar
      Complete Work Name: Dorilla In Tempe
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Il Giardino Armonico, Arnold Schoenberg Chorus
      Album: The Vivaldi Album ~~ A264901, Decca, 466569-2
      Duration: 2:01
    • 16:12
      Title: Concerto In G For 2 Mandolins (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Paul O'Dette (Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Paul O'Dette (Mandolin), Robin Jeffrey (Mandolin), Parley Of Instruments
      Album: Music for Lute and Mandolin (Recordno: CDA20160), Hyperion, CDA20160
      Duration: 3:57
    • 16:17
      Title: Quartet No.63 In B Flat 'Sunrise' (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kodaly Quartet
      Album: Haydn: String Quartets ~~ H361011, Naxos, 8.550129
      Duration: 4:39
    • 16:23
      Title: Berceuse Op. 6
      Complete Work Name: Berceuse Op. 6
      Composer: Sammons, Albert
      Performer(s): Paul Barret (Violin)
      Performer(s): Paul Barret (Violin), Catherine Edwards (Paino)
      Album: Albert Sammons'The English Kreisler' - Paul Barret, Catherine Edwards, Hyperion, CDA67096
      Duration: 2:38
    • 16:26
      Title: La Mer --
      Composer: Trenet, Charles, Chauliac, Leo
      Performer(s): Charles Trenet (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Charles Trenet (Vocal), Shane Hill (Guitar), Band Of The French Foreign Legion, Choir Of The French Foreign Legion
      Album: Legende:Music of the French Foreign Legion, Deutsche Grammophon, 4791687
      Duration: 3:32
    • 16:30
      Title: Lucca's Waltz
      Composer: O Connor
      Performer(s): Mairtin O Connor (Accordian)
      Performer(s): Mairtin O Connor (Accordian), Jimmy Faulkner (Guitar)
      Album: Chatterbox (Recordno: O52) ~~ R087003, Dara Records, O52
      Duration: 2:26
    • 16:35
      Title: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No.2 - Danza Rustica
      Composer: Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Bella Tuscany, Telarc, Cd80644
      Duration: 3:58
    • 16:47
      Title: Bell Chorus
      Composer: Leoncavallo, Ruggero
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
      Album: Escape with Drivetime Classics (Recordno: Cd108) ~~ G463102, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd108
      Duration: 2:26
    • 16:50
      Title: Cailin O Cois Tsuir Me
      Composer: Trad Arr
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 3:24
    • 16:55
      Title: Ricordo Di Napoli For Oboe And Strings
      Composer: Pasculli, Antonio
      Performer(s): Christoph Hartmann (Oboe)
      Performer(s): Christoph Hartmann (Oboe), Ensemble Berlin
      Album: Bella Napoli, EMI, 5 14232 2
      Duration: 8:28
    • 17:06
      Title: Empire March
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Naxos, 8.557273
      Duration: 4:16
    • 17:11
      Title: Rossini On Ilkla Moor- Overture
      Composer: Fenby, Eric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Album: The Best of British Light Music, Sanctuary Records Group Ltd., CD RSB502
      Duration: 6:42
    • 17:18
      Title: Forlana
      Composer: Finzi, Gerald
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Emma Johnson Voyage ~~ D403308, UCJ, 986618-0
      Duration: 2:58
    • 17:22
      Title: Largo Al Factotum -- Barber Of Seville
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Robert Merrill (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Robert Merrill (Baritone), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
      Album: The Only Opera Album You'll Ever Need (Recordno: 75605513562) ~~ C674311, RCA Victor, 75605513562
      Duration: 4:58
    • 17:28
      Title: Piano Sonata In C Major (3rd Movement) Scherzo: Allegro
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op.2, Deutsche Grammophon, 4776594
      Duration: 2:53
    • 17:34
      Title: Lachrymae Antiquae
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Wu Man, Kronos Quartet
      Album: Kronos Quartet - Early Music, Nonesuch Records, 7559794572
      Duration: 3:56
    • 17:38
      Title: Three Pieces From Musick’S Hand-Maid - Lilliburlero
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Simon Mayor (Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Simon Mayor (Mandolin)
      Album: Mandolin Moods - Simon Mayor - Disk 2, Universal, 465 744-2
      Duration: 2:14
    • 17:53
      Title: Symphony No. 1 In D Major Op. 25 ‘Classical' (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchesrta
      Album: Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella Complete Ballets - Disk 4, Brilliant Classics, 7618
      Duration: 4:09
    • 17:58
      Title: Che Faro Senza Euridice? -- Orfeus And Euridice
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Teresa Berganza (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Teresa Berganza (Mezzo-Soprano), Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 433065-2), Decca, 433065-2
      Duration: 3:49
    • 18:04
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat Major (3rd Movement) Vivace
      Composer: Neruda, Johann Baptist Georg
      Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): John Wallace (Trumpet), The Wallace Collection, Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: T for Trumpeteer - John Wallace, The Wallace Collection, Philharmonia Orchestra, The Wallace Collection, WC2003
      Duration: 4:16
    • 18:13
      Title: Diasporan Dances (6th Movement) Bembe
      Composer: Nicholl, Matthew
      Performer(s): Adrian Justus (Violin)
      Performer(s): Adrian Justus (Violin), Frankie J. Kelly (Clarinet); Eliot Wadopian (Bass)
      Album: Tapestry: New Music from the Americas, Innova, innova 540
      Duration: 3:30
    • 18:19
      Title: The President Jefferson Sunday Luncheon Party March
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Lerner, Alan Jay
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra, London Voices
      Album: Leonard Bernstein - A White House Cantata, Deutsche Grammophon, 463448-2
      Duration: 3:44
    • 18:24
      Title: The People Are The Heroes Now And The Landing Of The Spirit Of 76
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of Saint Luke's
      Album: Maximum Minimalists (Recordno: 9548384702) ~~ G362206, Nonesuch, 9548384702
      Duration: 5:15
    • 18:33
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Nikolai Demidenko (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nikolai Demidenko (Piano), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Chopin: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (Recordno: Cdh55180), Hyperion, Cdh55180
      Duration: 8:26
    • 18:47
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Major (1st Movement) Moderato Mobile
      Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Nicola Benedetti - The Silver Violin ~~ PD LM, Decca, 478 3529
      Duration: 9:49
    • 18:57
      Title: The Old Clockmaker
      Composer: Williams, Charles
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The New London Orchestra
      Album: British Light Music Classics, Hyperion Records Ltd, CDA20868
      Duration: 3:16

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