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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 8 May 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: Colloredo Serenade (5th Movement) Minuet & Trio
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Mozart: Scottish Chamber Orchestra ~~ H909206, Linn, CKD320
      Duration: 3:30
    • 16:05
      Title: Il Trovatore - Tacea La Notte
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Manon Feubel (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Manon Feubel (Soprano), Orchestre Symphonique De Laval
      Album: Les Disques SRC Collection, CBC Records, SMCDM99
      Duration: 5:28
    • 16:10
      Title: Contemplation (Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mir)
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin)
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Nicola Benedetti, Deutsche Grammophon, 987057-7
      Duration: 3:20
    • 16:15
      Title: Choros No. 1 'Tipico'
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Sonia Rubinsky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sonia Rubinsky (Piano)
      Album: Villa-Lobos: Piano Music Volume 3 - Sonia Rubinsky, Naxos, 8.555286
      Duration: 5:02
    • 16:21
      Title: Ouverture A 7 Concertanti In F Major - Movement Iv - Siciliano
      Composer: Zelenka, Jan Dismas
      Performer(s): Vaclav Luks (Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Vaclav Luks (Harpsichord), Collegium 1704
      Album: Zelenka: Composizioni per Orchestra - Collegium 1704, Supraphon, SU 3858-2
      Duration: 5:06
    • 16:26
      Title: Maria -- West Side Story
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Carel Kraayenhof (Bandoneon)
      Performer(s): Carel Kraayenhof (Bandoneon), Sexteto Canyengue, Matangi Chamber Music Orchestra
      Album: Street Tango (Recordno: 038367-2) ~~ G434711, Decca, 038367-2
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:33
      Title: Wedding Day At Troldhaugen -- Not Available
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Joseph Cooper (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joseph Cooper (Piano)
      Album: Your Hundred Best Piano Tunes, Decca, 436856-2
      Duration: 6:01
    • 16:47
      Title: Thunder And Lightning Polka -- Not Available
      Composer: Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics, RTE lyric fm, CD129
      Duration: 2:53
    • 16:51
      Title: Guitar Quintet In D (3rd Movement) Fandango
      Composer: Boccherini, Luigi
      Performer(s): Zoltán Tokos (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Zoltán Tokos (Guitar), Danubius String Quartet
      Album: Guitar Quintets Vol.2 ~~ H324803, Naxos, 8.550552
      Duration: 6:50
    • 16:58
      Title: Ave Maria For Double Choir
      Composer: Victoria, Tomas Luis De
      Performer(s): Tallis Scholars
      Performer(s): Tallis Scholars, Tallis Scholars
      Album: The Essential Tallis Scholars -- CD GIM 201, Gimell, CD GIM 201
      Duration: 4:48
    • 17:04
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Performer(s): Ole Edvard Antonsen (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Ole Edvard Antonsen (Trumpet), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Antonsen: Trumpet Concertos - Haydn, Hummel, Neruda - ECO / Tate ~~ H415203, EMI, 754897
      Duration: 3:46
    • 17:09
      Title: Symphony No.2 (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Classical Players
      Album: Weber ~~ H445810, EMI, 5553482
      Duration: 4:31
    • 17:13
      Title: Os 'Me Deixas' Que Tu Dás
      Composer: Anon
      Performer(s): Sandra Mendeiros (Soprano), Joana Seara (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Sandra Mendeiros (Soprano), Joana Seara (Soprano), L'Avventura London
      Album: 18th Century Portuguese Love Songs, Hyperion, CDA67904
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:16
      Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (4th Movement) Farandole -- L'Arlesienne Suite No.2
      Composer: Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orquesta Ciudad De Granada
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Sp058), Harmonia Mundi, Sp058
      Duration: 3:30
    • 17:21
      Title: Quartet No. 1 In A (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Peter Cropper / Ronald Birks / Robin Ireland / Bernard Gregor-Smith, Lindsay String Quartet
      Album: Haydn The 3 String Quartets TOST II Op. 55, ASV, DCA906
      Duration: 5:43
    • 17:27
      Title: Arpeggiata (Prelude)
      Composer: Abel, Kar Friedrich
      Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba
      Performer(s): Paolo Pandolfo (Viola Da Gamba
      Album: A Solo - Paolo Pandolfo, Glossa Nouvelle Vision, GCD 920403
      Duration: 2:27
    • 17:34
      Title: Pomp And Circumstance March No.1 -- Pomp And Circumstance March
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Best Loved Classics 16, Seraphim, 724356958524
      Duration: 6:41
    • 17:48
      Title: Lascia Che?
      Composer: Balfe, Michael William
      Performer(s): Marcel Vanaud (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Marcel Vanaud (Baritone), Majella Cullagh (Soprano), Sam Macelroy (Baritone), Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Balfe: Falstaff - Disk 2, RTÉ lyric fm, CD119
      Duration: 2:14
    • 17:53
      Title: Violin Sonata In G (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace -- Violin Sonata In G Op.30
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Gidon Kremer (Violin)
      Performer(s): Gidon Kremer (Violin), Martha Argerich (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Violinsonaten Nos. 6-8, Deutsche Grammophon, 445652-2
      Duration: 3:24
    • 17:58
      Title: Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano, Edwin Fischer (Piano)
      Album: Schubert (Recordno: 724356749429), EMI, 724356749429
      Duration: 3:14
    • 18:02
      Title: March For The Shakespeare Festival
      Composer: Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic
      Album: Bedrich Smetana Orchestral Works Vol. 1, Chandos, CHAN10413
      Duration: 5:51
    • 18:08
      Title: Sarabande -- Sarabande
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: euphoric classics - a classical high ~~ CDG04035, EMI records, 724354554223
      Duration: 3:27
    • 18:12
      Title: Sweet Stay Awhile, Why Will You Rise?
      Composer: Dowland, John
      Performer(s): Charles Daniels (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Charles Daniels (Tenor), David Miller (Lute)
      Album: Dowland: Songs and Lute Pieces., EMI Classics, 724357226622
      Duration: 3:50
    • 18:17
      Title: Concerto In D Major Rv 124 Allegro - Grave - Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Fabio Biondi (Violin)
      Performer(s): Fabio Biondi (Violin), Concerto Italiano
      Album: Vivaldi Concerti for Strings ~~ PD OB, Brilliant Classics, 93315
      Duration: 6:43
    • 18:24
      Title: Fly Up From Your Sorrows
      Composer: Korvits, Tonu
      Performer(s): Gillian Franklin (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Gillian Franklin (Soprano), Britten Sinfonia, The Choir Of Royal Holloway
      Album: Kreek's Notebook Spiritual Songs from the Baltic States, Hyperion, CDA67968
      Duration: 3:31
    • 18:28
      Title: I Don't Feel Alone Anymore
      Composer: Danna
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Hollywood Studio Symphony
      Album: The Time Traveller's Wife, Decca, 2716582
      Duration: 2:22
    • 18:34
      Title: Simple Symphony (1st Movement) Boisterous Bourree
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Britten: Young Person'S Guide To The Orchestra ~~ G042902, Decca, 417509-2
      Duration: 3:27
    • 18:39
      Title: Pas D'Action From Sleeping Beauty - Act 1
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Favourite Ballet Classics (Recordno: 7675952) ~~ G178804, EMI, 7675952
      Duration: 6:06
    • 18:46
      Title: Overture : Il Dissoluto Punito, Ossia Il Don Giovanni
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): La Cetra Barockorchester Basel
      Album: Mozart Overtures (Recordno: 4779445), Deutsche Grammophon, 4779445
      Duration: 6:25
    • 18:53
      Title: Zeffiretti Lusinghieri -- Idomeneo
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Maria Bayo (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Maria Bayo (Soprano), Orquesta Sinfonica De Galicia
      Album: Maria Bayo Album, Naive, E8907
      Duration: 5:51

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