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    CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS: Alison Kenealy from Dublin, John Rea from Cork and runner-up Seamus Nugent from Kilkenny. 

    Two prize-winners this week! Tune in to Drive to win tickets to see the wonderful tenor Mark Padmore and renowned pianist Paul Lewis perform Schubert‘s sublime masterpiece Die Schöne Müllerin in the National Concert Hall on Sunday 22nd November at 3pm. This is a tale of unrequited love that moves from joyful journeying to anguish and despair, brilliantly interpreted by Padmore, recently voted Vocalist of the Year by Musical America Awards. In addition to the tickets, the first winner will received,a delicious lunch for two at the Terrace Café in the National Concert Hall, with a glass of prosecco on arrival, before the concert.

    Our second winner will receive two tickets to hear virtuoso violinist Nikolaj Znaider and pianist Robert Kulek perform in the National Concert Hall on Wednesday 25th November, followed by an overnight stay for two that night at the magnificent Shelbourne Hotel.

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Friday 16 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: The Little Shows That Could

    Theatre director, David Horan, on making those little shows that could.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Danse Profane
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Isabelle Moretti (Harp)
      Performer(s): Isabelle Moretti (Harp), Gérard Poulet (Violin), Michel Moragues (Flute), Pascal Moragues (Clarinet), Dominique Desjardins (Double Bass), Quatuor Parisii
      Album: Les Musiques de Monet, Naive, V5255
      Duration: 4:48
    • 16:06
      Title: Vienna Blood Waltz
      Composer: Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 417747) ~~ G067808, Decca, 417747
      Duration: 8:01
    • 16:14
      Title: Malaguena -- Not Available
      Composer: Romero
      Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar)
      Album: Guitar Solos ~~ D015709, Philips, 434727-2
      Duration: 5:16
    • 16:21
      Title: Hou, Hou, Hou, Stiji Mesic Nad Vodou!
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Kuhn Mixed Choir
      Album: Rusalka ~~ C6792-4, DECCA, 460 568-2
      Duration: 4:35
    • 16:26
      Title: Fairytale (Excerpt)
      Composer: Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Not Available) ~~ I-tunes, Naxos, Not Available
      Duration: 3:20
    • 16:34
      Title: Rhapsody In Blue (Opening)
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Andre Previn (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andre Previn (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Simply Classical - Disk 1 ~~ CDF03122, EMI, CDCLASS 1
      Duration: 5:08
    • 16:40
      Title: Granada -- Not Available
      Composer: Lara, Agustin
      Performer(s): José Carreras (Tenor)
      Performer(s): José Carreras (Tenor), Orchestra Del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino / Orchestra Del Teatro De L'Opera De Roma
      Album: Ten Top Tenors 2 (Recordno: 443379-2), Decca, 443379-2
      Duration: 3:39
    • 16:47
      Title: String Quartet No1 In E Flat (3rd Movement) Scherzo
      Complete Work Name: String Quartet No1 In E Flat
      Composer: Cherubini, Luigi
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Britten Quartet
      Album: The Britten Quartet: Verdi, Cherubini, Turina (Recordno: 9197), Brilliant Classics, 9197
      Duration: 6:59
    • 17:02
      Title: Iii Scherzino, Allegro, Andantino
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
      Album: Apollon Musagete & Pulcinella Suite ~~ H920813, Linn, CKD330
      Duration: 4:21
    • 17:04
      Title: Sonata A 6 In B-Flat (Ii) Adagio
      Composer: Biber, Heinrich Ignaz
      Performer(s): Timofei Dokschitzer (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Timofei Dokschitzer (Trumpet), Moscow Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Trumpet Rhapsody, BMG Classics, 74321-32045-2
      Duration: 2:09
    • 17:05
      Title: Sonata For Trumpet And Strings - Allegro
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Tristram Fry (Percussion), Fine Arts Brass Ensemble
      Album: Music From the English Courts / Handel/ Purcell & Locke/ Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, Nimbus communications International Ltd, NI5546
      Duration: 2:37
    • 17:09
      Title: Zefiro Torna
      Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio
      Performer(s): Helga Molinari (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Helga Molinari (Mezzo-Soprano), Rene Jacobs (Counter-Tenor), Concerto Vocale
      Album: A History of Baroque Music - CD1, harmonia mundi, HMX2958001
      Duration: 5:17
    • 17:22
      Title: Bassoon Concerto In B Flat (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Marc Vallon (Bassoon)
      Performer(s): Marc Vallon (Bassoon), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Mozart: Concertos for Flute and Harp, Bassoon, Oboe ~~ L804206, Erato, 4509-91724-2
      Duration: 4:06
    • 17:26
      Title: Deh Vieni Al Finestra -- Don Giovanni (Act 2) K.527
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Heroes and Villains - Opera's Leading Men ~~ CDC09847, Decca, 4782346
      Duration: 2:19
    • 17:33
      Title: String Quartet No.6 In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Emerson String Quartet (See Memo Details)
      Album: Beethoven The String Quartets ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778649
      Duration: 5:52
    • 17:48
      Title: Ave Maria -- Ave Maria
      Composer: Bach/Gounod
      Performer(s): Bobby Mcferrin (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Bobby Mcferrin (Vocal), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Album: Hush (Recordno: 48177), Sony, 48177
      Duration: 2:37
    • 17:57
      Title: The Swan Of Tuonela -- Four Legends From Kalevala
      Complete Work Name: Four Legends From Kalevala
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Bjorn Bohlin (Cor Anglais)
      Performer(s): Bjorn Bohlin (Cor Anglais), The National Orchestra Of Sweden (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra)
      Album: Aurora Music of the Northern Lights ~~ CDG04132, Deutsche Grammophon, 471747-2
      Duration: 7:34
    • 18:05
      Title: We Sail The Ocean Blue (From Hms Pinafore)
      Composer: Gilbert & Sullivan
      Performer(s): Jonathan Prentice (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Jonathan Prentice (Baritone), Gala Ensemble
      Album: Best Of Gilbert & Sullivan - Gala Ensemble, Sony/BMG, 88697421912
      Duration: 2:10
    • 18:08
      Title: Keyboard Concerto No.2 In E Major (I)
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano)
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Bach Keyboard Concertos 1, 2 & 4 - Murray Perahia, Sony Music, Sk89245
      Duration: 6:04
    • 18:21
      Title: Danza Brasilera
      Composer: Morel, Forge
      Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)
      Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)
      Album: Aire Latino: Latin American Music for Guitar - David Russell's, Telarc, CD-80612
      Duration: 3:38
    • 18:25
      Title: Obal, Din Lo Coumbelo
      Composer: Canteloube, Joseph
      Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano), Orchestre National De Lille Region Nord/ Pas De Calais
      Album: Chants D'Auvergne 2, Naxos, Not Available
      Duration: 5:18
    • 18:34
      Title: Silken Ladder Overture
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Polish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Best-Loved Classics 7, EMI, CDZ7625062
      Duration: 5:25
    • 18:40
      Title: 12 Concerti Grossi Op. 6 - Concerto No. 3 In E Minor - Movement Iv - Polonaise
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Handel And Haydn Society
      Album: Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.3 and 6 - Handel and Haydn Society: Christopher Hogwood - Disk 2, Avie, AV 2065
      Duration: 5:03
    • 18:45
      Title: Regina Caeli
      Composer: Cazzati, Maurizio
      Performer(s): Faye Newton (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Faye Newton (Soprano), The Gonzaga Band, Jamie Savan (Cornett), Richard Sweeney (Theorbo), Steven Devine (Harpsichord)
      Album: Chamber Vespers, Miniature Masterpieces of the Italian Baroque - The Gonzaga Band, Chandos / Chaconne, CHAN 0782
      Duration: 4:07
    • 18:50
      Title: Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
      Composer: Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Les Boreades
      Album: Beatles Baroque ~~ H747815, ATMA, 22218
      Duration: 5:06
    • 18:55
      Title: Habañera
      Composer: Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Counter-Tenor)
      Performer(s): Andreas Scholl (Counter-Tenor), Pascal Bertin (Countertenor), Dominque Visse (Countertenor), Camargue Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: The 3 Counter-Tenors, Harmonia Mundi, Hmc901552
      Duration: 3:57

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