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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 Friday 9 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

    Culture File: Orhan Pamuk's Museum of Innocence

    Travel back in time to fondle again mementoes of a history that never happened, at Orhan Pamuk's Museum of Innocence, created to honours the characters of his novel.


    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: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini - Variation 18 -- Not Available
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Gautier Capucon (Cello)
      Performer(s): Gautier Capucon (Cello), Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Rhapsody, EMI/Virgin Classics
      Duration: 3:47
    • 16:05
      Title: Concerto For Flute And Strings - Ii: Un Poco Andante E Piano
      Complete Work Name: Concerto For Flute And Strings In D Major
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Jan De Winne (Traverse Flute)
      Performer(s): Jan De Winne (Traverse Flute), Il Gardellino
      Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Concertos For Various Instruments, Accent, ACC 24285
      Duration: 6:49
    • 16:13
      Title: Lux Aeterna (4th Movement) - Veni, Sancte Spiritus
      Composer: Lauridsen, Morten
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony
      Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna / Madrigali / Latin Motets, Hyperion, CDA67449
      Duration: 2:20
    • 16:21
      Title: L'Estudiantina Waltz Op.191
      Composer: Waldteufel, Emile
      Performer(s): Max Rabinovitsj (Leader)
      Performer(s): Max Rabinovitsj (Leader), Gulbenkian Orchestra
      Album: Waldteufel: Skaters' Waltz / Les Patineurs ~~ G154709, Nimbus Records, NI5264
      Duration: 6:57
    • 16:33
      Title: Hora Staccato -- Hora Staccato
      Composer: Dinicu, Grigori/Heifetz, Jascha
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Morton Gould And His Orchestra
      Album: Confetti, Guild, GLCD 5175
      Duration: 3:13
    • 16:36
      Title: Away, Away, My Heart's On Fire!
      Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan
      Performer(s): Susan Gorton (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Susan Gorton (Vocal), Malcolm Rivers (Vocal); Philip Creasy (Vocal), D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
      Album: The Pirates Of Penzance (Recordno: Cdter2 1177), Ter, Cdter2 1177
      Duration: 1:27
    • 16:38
      Title: Simple Symphony (4th Movement) Frolicsome Finale
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Britten: Young Person'S Guide To The Orchestra ~~ G042905, Decca, 417509-2
      Duration: 3:02
    • 16:41
      Title: Angostura
      Composer: Lauro, Antonio
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: El Diablo Suelto - John Williams (Recordno: SK 90451), Sony Classical, SK 90451
      Duration: 1:47
    • 16:46
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 (3rd Movement) - Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Louis Lortie (Piano)
      Performer(s): Louis Lortie (Piano), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Schumann / Chopin Piano Concertos - Lortie / Philharmonia / Jarvi, Chandos Records, CHAN 10603 X
      Duration: 8:33
    • 16:55
      Title: Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity
      Composer: Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Holst - The Planets (Recordno: 4297302), Deutsche Grammophon, 4297302
      Duration: 7:35
    • 17:04
      Title: Suite Pastorale (1st Movement) Idylle
      Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Chabrier (Recordno: 447751-2), Deutsche Grammophon, 447751-2
      Duration: 4:20
    • 17:10
      Title: Cinque, Dieci, Venti, Trenta (Act 1) -- The Marriage Of Figaro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Patruzia Ciofi (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Patruzia Ciofi (Mezzo-Soprano), Lorenzo Regazzo (Bass), Concerto Koln
      Album: The Marriage of Figaro (Recordno: Hmc901818.20), Harmonia Mundi, Hmc901818.20
      Duration: 2:40
    • 17:12
      Title: Norwegian Dance No.2
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): National Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Classics (Recordno: CDP7469332), EMI, CDP7469332
      Duration: 2:16
    • 17:16
      Title: Symphony No.5 In E Minor (3rd Movement) Valse - Allegro Moderato
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Great Conductors of the 20th Century - Paul Kletzki - CD1, IMG Artists, 724357546829
      Duration: 5:37
    • 17:22
      Title: Recueillement S204
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): France Clidat (Piano)
      Performer(s): France Clidat (Piano)
      Album: Late Night Liszt, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779842
      Duration: 5:19
    • 17:33
      Title: Anitra's Dance & In The Hall Of The Mountain King
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Concert Orchestra
      Album: The Very Best of Melodies for You, BBC, WMEF0055-2
      Duration: 6:40
    • 17:48
      Title: Nuba
      Composer: Brahem, Anour
      Performer(s): Anour Brahem (Oud)
      Performer(s): Anour Brahem (Oud), Francois Couturier (Piano); Jean-Louis Matinier (Accordian)
      Album: Le Voyage du Sahar, ECM, 987 4651
      Duration: 3:12
    • 17:55
      Title: The Ipcress File
      Composer: Barry, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): John Barry & His Orchestra
      Album: The Very Best of John Barry (Recordno: 88697 07222 2), Sony BMG, 88697 07222 2
      Duration: 3:55
    • 18:00
      Title: Nessun Dorma -- Turandot
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, The John Aldis Choir
      Album: The Pavarotti Story, Decca, 475 8177 2 DX2
      Duration: 3:01
    • 18:03
      Title: Les Pleurs
      Composer: De Saint-Colombe, Le Pere
      Performer(s): J.Savall (Viola Da Gamba)
      Performer(s): J.Savall (Viola Da Gamba), Christophe Coin
      Album: Harmonie Universelle 2 ~~ PD OB, Aliavox, AV9839
      Duration: 2:21
    • 18:06
      Title: Warsaw Concerto -- Not Available
      Composer: Addinsell, Richard
      Performer(s): Philip Fowke (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Fowke (Piano), Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Piano Concertos from the Movies, Naxos, 8.554323
      Duration: 9:02
    • 18:17
      Title: Butterfly's Day Out -- Butterfly's Day Out
      Composer: O'Connor, Mark
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Edgar Meyer (Bass)
      Album: The Essential Yo-Yo Ma ~~ PD IT, Legacy/ Sony Classical, S2K93927
      Duration: 4:46
    • 18:22
      Title: It Might As Well Be Spring -- State Fair
      Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), English Northern Philharmonia
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 449163-2), Deutsche Grammophon, 449163-2
      Duration: 4:07
    • 18:33
      Title: Concerto In C Major (3rd Movement) Presto
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Adelina Oprean (Violin)
      Performer(s): Adelina Oprean (Violin), European Union Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Haydn Violin Concertos . Violin and Piano Concerto ~~ PD OB, Helios, CDH55007
      Duration: 4:14
    • 18:37
      Title: Two Minuets
      Composer: Petzold
      Performer(s): Nicholas Mcgegan (Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Nicholas Mcgegan (Harpsichord)
      Album: The Notebook of Anna Magdalena Bach, Harmonia Mundi, Hcx3957042
      Duration: 3:40
    • 18:41
      Title: Piangero
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Arleen Auger (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Arleen Auger (Soprano), Mostly Mozart Orchestra
      Album: Bach/ Handel Arias: Arleen Auger, Delos, DE 3026
      Duration: 7:26
    • 18:49
      Title: Alleluia And Fugue For String Orchestra
      Complete Work Name: Alleluia And Fugue Op. 40b For String Orchestra
      Composer: Hovhaness, Alan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): I Fiamminghi: The Orchestra Of Flanders
      Album: The Divine Feminine (Recordno: CD80689), Telarc, CD80689
      Duration: 3:12
    • 18:53
      Title: On Earth As It As In Heaven
      Composer: Morricone, Ennio
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra, Studio Choir
      Album: The Mission OST, Virgin, CDV2402
      Duration: 3:50
    • 18:57
      Title: Vier Stucke Fur Xylophon
      Composer: Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Karl Peinkofer Percussion Ensemble
      Album: Orff- Schulwerk, Celestial Harmonies, 13104-2
      Duration: 3:03

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