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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    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: Mouvement From Images, Book 1
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney (Piano)
      Album: HughTinney: A Portrait, RTE lyric fm, CD142
      Duration: 3:28
    • 16:06
      Title: For The Beauty Of The Earth
      Composer: Rutter, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of London Sinfonia / Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Cambridge Singers
      Album: Gloria - The Sacred Music Of John Rutter ~~ C116408, Collegium, Colcd100
      Duration: 3:42
    • 16:09
      Title: Two Pieces For Strings And Harp - Summer Stream
      Composer: Wright, Geoffrey
      Performer(s): Richard Friedman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Richard Friedman (Violin), Royal Ballet Sinfonia
      Album: English String Miniatures 'Summer Stream', ASV Ltd, WHL2121
      Duration: 3:43
    • 16:15
      Title: Parysatis - Airs De Ballet - No.1
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Saint-Saens Africa - London Philharmonic Orchestra / Simon, Cala, CACDS4031
      Duration: 2:02
    • 16:17
      Title: Parysatis - Airs De Ballet - No. 2
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Saint-Saens: Africa - London Philharmonic Orchestra / Simon, Cala, CACDS4031
      Duration: 3:27
    • 16:22
      Title: J'Ai Deux Amants From L'Amour Masqué
      Composer: Messager, André-Charles-Prosper
      Performer(s): Felicity Lott (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Felicity Lott (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: EMI Centenary Gala At Glyndebourne ~~ A232603, EMI, CDC556465
      Duration: 3:29
    • 16:26
      Title: Sonate Pour Violon Et Piano - Blues
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Henri Barda (Piano)
      Performer(s): Henri Barda (Piano), Yvon Carracilly (Violin)
      Album: Maurice Ravel, Calliope, CAL9822
      Duration: 5:11
    • 16:35
      Title: Tahiti Trot (Tea For Two)
      Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Shostakovich (Recordno: Chan8587), Chandos, Chan8587
      Duration: 3:25
    • 16:39
      Title: Piano Concerto (2nd Movement) - Scherzando: Allegro Scherzando
      Composer: Pierne, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (Piano), Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Pierné: Orchestral Works - Bavouzet /BBC Philharmonic /Mena, Chandos Records, CHAN 10633
      Duration: 4:11
    • 16:43
      Title: Do It Again
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)
      Album: George Gershwin - Piano Works (Recordno: HMG 501883), Harmonia Mundi, HMG 501883
      Duration: 1:38
    • 16:48
      Title: Barber Of Seville: Overture
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Classical Favourites ~~ G316401, Naxos, 8.554482-83
      Duration: 6:51
    • 16:56
      Title: Finaletto 11 : "Di Si Felice Innesto"
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Agnes Baltsa (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Agnes Baltsa (Soprano), Thomas Allen, Francisco Araiza, Robert Lloyd, Sally Burgess, Domenico Trimarchi, Academy Of St Martin In The Fields, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
      Album: The Barber of Seville ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782497
      Duration: 2:19
    • 16:59
      Title: Serenade No.12 (4th Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Budapest Wind Ensemble
      Album: Mozart/Gran Partita/Budapest Winds/Kocsis ~~ L803811, Harmonia Mundi, Qui903051
      Duration: 6:03
    • 17:07
      Title: The Harry Lime Theme (From The Third Man )
      Composer: Karas, Anton
      Performer(s): Anton Karas (Zither)
      Performer(s): Anton Karas (Zither)
      Album: 20 Original Soundtracks 3, Yesterday's Gold, YDG74641
      Duration: 3:09
    • 17:10
      Title: Out Est Ma Tete?
      Composer: Marashian/ Forbes/ Lauderdale
      Performer(s): China Forbes (Vocals)
      Performer(s): China Forbes (Vocals), Thomas M. Lauderdale (Piano), Pink Martini
      Album: Pink Martini: Splendour in the Grass, Heinz Records, HNZ006
      Duration: 4:12
    • 17:15
      Title: Symphony No. 101 In D Major ‘The Clock’ - Movement Iv - Finale: Vivace
      Composer: Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Hungarica
      Album: Haydn: Symphonies 96 - 104 - Philharmonia Hungarica: Antal Dorati - Disk 3, Decca, 425 937-2
      Duration: 5:15
    • 17:23
      Title: Concerto In Eb Major For Harpsichord, Fortepiano, 2 Flutes, 2 Horns, Strngs And Basso Continuo - I. Allegro Molto
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Leon Berben (Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Leon Berben (Harpsichord), Robert Hill (Fortepiano), Musica Antiqua Koln
      Album: Bachiana music by the Bach family \ double concertos, Deutsche Grammophon, 4715792
      Duration: 6:43
    • 17:34
      Title: Redowa: A Bohemian Dance
      Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Russian Dances (Recordno: 6598), Chandos, 6598
      Duration: 3:54
    • 17:39
      Title: Sorochinsky Fair - Gopak
      Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Balkan Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: 100 Popular Classics Vol.1, Castle Communications, MBSCD5171
      Duration: 2:54
    • 17:53
      Title: Let's Call The Whole Thing Off -- Not Available
      Composer: Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday
      Performer(s): Billie Holiday, Ben Webster (Tenor Sax)
      Album: Someone To Watch Over Me (Recordno: 552 646-2), Spectrum, 552 646-2
      Duration: 3:27
    • 17:57
      Title: Tiempo De Bolero From Concierto Andaluz
      Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Los Romeros
      Performer(s): Los Romeros, Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Classic FM Guitar, Classic FM, 4800976
      Duration: 7:48
    • 18:06
      Title: Hebrides Overture -- The Hebrides
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Classic Experience III, EMI, CDS 7 963672
      Duration: 6:37
    • 18:14
      Title: The Finnish Forest
      Composer: Davies
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Canolder Male Choir
      Album: Favourite Welsh Choirs ~~ PD OB, EMI Gold, 724352704521
      Duration: 2:51
    • 18:19
      Title: Vltava -- Ma Vlast
      Composer: Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky: 1812 - Dukas / Smetana / Dvorak / Mussorgsky / Janson, EMI, Cdd7642912
      Duration: 12:04
    • 18:36
      Title: Nocturne No.5 In B Flat
      Composer: Field, John
      Performer(s): Helge Antoni (Piano)
      Performer(s): Helge Antoni (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Ktc1231), Etcetera, Ktc1231
      Duration: 2:56
    • 18:39
      Title: A Chloris
      Composer: Hahn, Reynaldo
      Performer(s): Susan Graham (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Susan Graham (Mezzo-Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: La Belle Époque - The Songs Of Reynaldo Hahn, Sony, Sk 60168
      Duration: 3:03
    • 18:50
      Title: Caprice No.1 In E
      Composer: Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Album: Paganini ~~ CDD03635, EMI, 724356723726
      Duration: 1:40
    • 18:52
      Title: Serenade For Strings In C - Elegie (Excerpt)
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: 100 Relaxing Classics (Recordno: CD5573), Castle Music Ltd, CD5573
      Duration: 5:36
    • 18:57
      Title: Happy, Happy Shall We Be
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Monteverdi Choir
      Album: Semele ~~ C596924, Erato, 4509997592
      Duration: 3:10

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